• Waconia Brewing Company
    November 3, 2014

    Waconia Brewing Opens in the Wild, Wild ...

    "Approachable Brews from Approachable People" is what the Waconia Brewing Company website declares, and after trying their flights and chatting with o...
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    October 20, 2014

    Minneapolis Voters to Decide the Fate of...

    There has been much talk about revision of the law affecting Minneapolis restaurants’ requirements of a required ratio for food and liquor, and ...
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    September 16, 2014

    August Schell Brewing Company announces ...

    “In order to meet the growing demand for the Noble Star Collection, we need additional space to house these unique lagering tanks,” said Marti.
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    September 12, 2014

    Day Block Brewing launches “Growle...

    Every month Day Block Brewing will choose an eligible nominee to be rewarded with beer, swag, and a gift certificate. Growler for Good is a new progra...
  • Spent Grain Granola
    August 7, 2014

    Eating Spent Grain: Granola

    Spent Grain Granola Spent grain is healthy and full of protein and fiber. Granola is healthy and full of protein and fiber. Combine the two and you ha...
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Sisyphus Brewing – Batch #50.50

On October 21st, I met Sam Harriman, Owner and Brewer at Sisyphus Brewing, on a brew day to watch and discuss batch #50.50. This special brew is Sam’s 50th batch…

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Duluth’s Vikre Distillery

Joel and Emily Vikre (pronounced veek-ruh) have turned what was once a cluttered storage space into a warm, inviting, two-level cocktail room and distillery.

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August Schell Brewing saves historic Minneapolis Grain Belt sign

We all know the sign. It is a piece of our heritage and our history. The Grain Belt sign IS Minneapolis, it IS Minnesota. Schell’s has announced the fantastic news that the Marti Family, in cooperation with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, has announced the purchase and restoration of the iconic nordeast landmark.

Veterans Day 2014

Minnesota Brewers thanks to those that have served with Veterans Day rewards

Lift Bridge Brewing & Day Block Brewing are saying thanks to Veterans.

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Domestic vs Local? Let’s Reclaim our Lexicon!

Like most people, I understand words based on their intended definitions. When people twist the meaning a word from the original definition it is bothersome, disingenuous, and confusing for readers….

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Waconia Brewing Opens in the Wild, Wild West

“Approachable Brews from Approachable People” is what the Waconia Brewing Company website declares, and after trying their flights and chatting with owner Pete DeLange and Head Brewer Tom Schufman, I found both to be true.

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2014 Candidate Survey Results

Minnesota Beer Activists and Minnesota Distillers Guild have compiled House candidate positions on some key issues.

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Minneapolis Voters to Decide the Fate of Charter Mandated 70/30 Food to Alcohol Ratio this November

There has been much talk about revision of the law affecting Minneapolis restaurants’ requirements of a required ratio for food and liquor, and frankly, it’s about time. As a restauranteur,…

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