• Eastlake craft brewery taproom
    April 1, 2016

    The Taproom: The New Face of the Alcohol...

    Despite having been in existence for nearly half a decade now (at least in MN), taprooms (and now tasting rooms for distilleries) are still new to a l...
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    February 22, 2016

    Expertly Crafted Beer

    This is not going to be one of my normal posts about news in the beer industry or an educational guide about how to do something. There are very few.....
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    February 3, 2016

    Why You Should Care About That Grain Bel...

    You’ve probably already heard that Schell’s has bought the iconic Grain Belt Beer sign that overlooks the Mississippi river in Minneapolis. They p...
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    December 20, 2015

    The Truth About Glass Rinsers

    There has been a lot of talk lately about glass rinsers. They are popping up all over the state in craft beer bars and have gained a lot of interest i...
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    December 18, 2015

    10 Must Try Minnesota Beers This Holiday...

    With the holidays upon us, the liquor store shelves are inundated with winter warmers, Christmas ales, and other seasonal specialties. Choosing the ri...
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SW Craft Bar Brings Traditional Cask Ale to the Green Line

Formerly known as Señor Wong, SW Craft Bar continues their rebranding with the addition of a cask system and beer engine. Having already expanded their craft beer selection to 25 lines, the addition of cask beer will give customers added variety.

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Dad that Loves Craft Beer

Father’s Day is nearly here. Dad isn’t always easy to buy for. And let’s face it, he only needs so many ties. Luckily your father likes beer. We have some great gift ideas for the dad that loves craft beer.

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Summit Brewing: Truly Unchained

Can you believe that Summit Brewing has released 22 beers in their Unchained series. Quite the variety of styles in this portfolio. From dead on interpretations such as the Kölsch to truly unique brews such as Herkulean Woods, ale brewed with Minnesota malts and maple syrup plus spruce tips from Iowa. For Unchained 22, the Zingiber Cream Ale brewer Christian Dixon borrowed from a classic and made it truly unique.

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Your First Peek At 2016 Surly Darkness Art

“I experienced equal parts excitement and fear after finding out I got the Darkness project. My hope is that what I made is well received by the community, and that it feels at home with the amazing Darkness illustrations from previous years.”

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Summit Brews Up A Classic to Celebrate 30 Years

Combining that classic pilsner malt with traditional and modern German hop varieties in Summit Brewing’s copper brewhouse has allowed its brewers to produce a superb German-style pilsner, served unfiltered to allow for more flavor and character in the final glass.

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Badger Hill and Valleyfair Want To Take You On A Ride

High Roller Extra Park Ale High Roller Extra Park Ale is modeled after an EPA style beer. It is malt-forward, easy drinking and perfect for a day at the park.

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Boom Island hosting second annual Pints & Pups event

Boom Island Brewing Company presents its second annual Pints & Pups fundraising event on Saturday. The event, which is 1-6 p.m. in the Boom parking lot, is hosting seven fostering…

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Sunday Liquor Sales Amendment Fails in MN House

It is that time of year. The time of year where Minnesota consumers get an honest look at who represents their shopping interests at the Capitol. The time of year when Minnesota Legislators discuss Sunday liquor sales.

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