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    June 25, 2015

    A Salute to Four Firkins

    The news of the closing of the Four Firkins stores in St. Louis Park and Oakdale has come as saddening news to craft beer lovers in the Twin Cities. T...
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    March 26, 2015

    Certified Cicerone Exam – The Road...

    It’s late on a Saturday night and you wander into a neighborhood bar with two of your friends. It’s a quaint little room dimly lit by over...
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    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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    July 2, 2014

    So You Want to Start Your Own Distillery...

    Here are ten key steps to start your own distillery business on a sound legal foundation
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    June 16, 2014

    Minnesota home brewers earn acclaim at N...

    Several Minnesota homebrewers returned from AHA’s National Homebrewers Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan with heads held high and awards held...
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Beers to try at All Pints North 2015

Drinking every beer from every brewer at All Pints North is truly an impossibility. If you are drinking with the weather like me, here are a few beers you may want put near the top of your list to try before palate fatigue takes over.

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Updated: Toppling Goliath Brewing is Coming to Minnesota

Minnesotans will no longer need to drive to Hudson, WI to get their fix of Toppling Goliath Brewing’s Pseudo Sue (except on Sundays).

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August Schell Brewing Co. Releases One Five Five – Red Lager to Celebrate 155 Years of Brewing Tradition

The second-oldest family owned brewery in America, August Schell Brewing, is celebrating their heritage the best way they know how, releasing a new beer.

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Surly Brewing – NEIN Label Art

Minneapolis artist Erica Williams has returned to with pen and ink to create label art for Surly Brewing’s 9th Anniversary Beer, NEIN.

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Surly Brewing Debuts #Merica! Pre–Prohibition American Lager

Surly Brewing is debuting a new beer at the D4’th of July birthday bash show this Saturday at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis.

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A Salute to Four Firkins

The news of the closing of the Four Firkins stores in St. Louis Park and Oakdale has come as saddening news to craft beer lovers in the Twin Cities. The…

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Minnesota Craft Distilleries Begin Direct Sales of Bottles to Consumers

“People were shocked when they came to our distilleries and learned that they couldn’t buy what we made,” said Shanelle Montana, co-owner of Du Nord and president of the Distillers Guild, “thankfully, state leaders agreed that this outdated law needed to change.”

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Minnesota Sunday Growler Sales are Bittersweet

The option for Sunday growler sales is surely a victory for some small brewers and consumers alike. However, the baby step of allowing growlers is bittersweet for many Minnesota consumers.

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