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    November 17, 2016

    Beers to enjoy as the weather chills

    Quick! There’s not much time left until frost is a daily word again and snow is on the horizon. Some beers are firmly in the fall category, some...
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    October 17, 2016

    Harpoon Brewery entering Minnesota

    An East Coast favorite will soon be available in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Massachusetts-based Harpoon Brewery is partnering with J.J. Taylor Distribu...
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    October 9, 2016

    Minnesota Breweries Win Medals at 2016 G...

    Five Minnesota Craft Breweries Earn Medals at Great American Beer Festival Five Minnesota craft breweries were recently honored at the 2016 Great Amer...
  • 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.....
2016-06-23_014740456_da435_ios

Beers to enjoy as the weather chills

Quick! There’s not much time left until frost is a daily word again and snow is on the horizon. Some beers are firmly in the fall category, some in the…

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Pryes Brewing Announces New Brewery

Minnesota Craft Brewer Begins Construction on Production Facility and Taproom in Minneapolis Award winning Pryes Brewing Company (pronounced “prize”) has just announced their new production facility and taproom in Minneapolis….

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2016 Sunday Liquor Sales Voter’s Guide #SundaySalesMN

Minnesota Beer Activists and SundaySalesMN.org have compiled Minnesota House Candidate & Minnesota Senate Candidate positions on allowing off-sale liquor, beer, and wine sales on Sundays. Please share it with your…

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Todd Haug Separates from Surly Brewing

Surly Brewing Company’s longtime Head of Brewing Operations, Todd Haug, has resigned his position at the iconic Minnesota brewery. “I’d like to thank our family, friends, and fans – Surly…

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Our first time pouring beer at GABF – Grand Rounds Brewing Company

By Steve Finnie & Grand Rounds Brewing Company The anticipation of getting on a plane to Denver, Colorado, to pour four beers we brewed in Rochester, Minnesota, was substantial. Three…

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Harpoon Brewery entering Minnesota

An East Coast favorite will soon be available in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Massachusetts-based Harpoon Brewery is partnering with J.J. Taylor Distributing Company, bringing the New England-brewed beer to…

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Northern Brewer / Midwest Supplies Acquired by AB InBev?

Beverage Business Insights is reporting that Minnesota-based homebrewing company Northern Brewer / Midwest Supplies seems to have been acquired by ZX Ventures, a global incubator and venture capital arm of…

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St. Paul Extends Off-sale Liquor Hours for Stores and Breweries

St. Paul City Council member Chris Tolbert led the charge in making shopping hours a little more reasonable for busy shoppers in the capitol city. The measure to extend the…

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