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Surdyk’s pulls expensive Sunday sales stunt

The internet was ablaze Sunday after Surdyk’s Liquor and Cheese Shop opened — more than three months ahead of schedule of the first legal Sunday liquor sales date on July 2. Ignoring…

Modist Brewing Co. begins distribution

The Twin Cities beer market is about to be modified. Modist Brewing Co., the North Loop brewery that does brewing just a little differently than the rest of the crowd,…

Tanzenwald Brewing Company opening in Northfield

There’s no place like home — or, well, some place fairly close to it. For Steve Pittman and Jenaveve Bell Pittman, who grew up in the La Crosse, Wis. area,…

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…


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…

A six-pack plus one to try for Fourth of July

As we look to celebrate our independence on July 4 and the mercury nears its peak, a few staples quickly come to mind, including our favorite topic around here: beer.

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…

Beers Worth Drinking

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