Sticking with what they do best, Schell’s recently released a new lager to their arsenal. This time, however, it’s getting the royal hop treatment. Arminius Hoppy Pale Lager is double dry-hopped and brewed with over 2.5 lbs per barrel of a combination of German, French, and American hops. At 6.5% ABV and 70 IBU, it weighs in like an IPA.
July 3, 2014Q & A with Crafted to Last - MN Beer Blossoms filmmaker Dave Okar
June 30, 2014Barley John's is now accepting brewery memberships. The award winning New Brighton, MN Brewpub has been working on opening a production brewery in New...
June 19, 2014Everyone knows that Surly brewmaster Todd Haug likes to do things a bit differently than most. Hell, Surly has built their brand around it. The Culiva...
June 16, 2014Several Minnesota homebrewers returned from AHA’s National Homebrewers Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan with heads held high and awards held...
June 10, 2014According to Sam Black at Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Minnesota’s own Target Corporation is set to begin selling wine, liquor, and be...
The rise of the beer/bacon pairing has become standard on many menus throughout the Twin Cities. On Thursday we get a chance to raise our taste bud standards a notch with a beer/prosciutto pairing. This is not any ordinary prosciutto; Prosciutto di Parma is one of the world most distinguished prosciutto’s. This is no ordinary pairing, either. Cured and Crafted is an event the will pit 8 of the best chefs in the metro area against each other in a cook off that will crown one the King of Parma.
We’ve seen an uptick in ciders and sour beers in the local market in the last couple of years which is a welcome addition to our beverage selections. With perfect timing, Sociable Cider Werks opened up in Northeast as the first cidery in Minneapolis.
“It’s humbling to be selected for a triple gold. It’s nice to know that a small shop like ours stands out” said Du Nord co-owner and distiller Chris Montana.