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Sociable Cider Werks

What (Minnesota beer) I’ve been drinking …

Featured: Boom Island Brewing Company, Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Indeed Brewing Company, Lift Bridge Brewing Co., Sociable Cider Werks. Because of my geographic location (I live in Northfield), I tend…

Waconiator Doppelbock – Waconia Brewing Company

Waconiator is Waconia Brewing’s take on a traditional German doppelbock. It is a smooth brew and goes well with a chilly spring day.

Lift Bridge Brewery Irish Coffee Stout

Lift Bridge’s Irish Coffee Stout

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate this labor of love, but you’ll certainly feel the luck. Great with desserts, including chocolate cake and cheesecake.

Q & A: Meetinghall Brewery in Dundas

More and more breweries are opening outside of the Twin Cities and throughout Greater Minnesota.

One such planned operation is Meetinghall Brewery in Dundas, a small city nestled against Northfield, about 45 miles south of Minneapolis.

Head brewer and purveyor Andrew Burns recently chatted with Minnesota Beer Activists about the brewery’s plans.

It’s time to Let It Ride again

“There’s a bunch of aroma in these new varieties of hops that we weren’t getting from hops even a few years ago,” said Josh Bischoff, Indeed head brewer.

Fair State, Surly highlight Minnesota beer rankings

“This award belongs to the entire Fair State community, including our more than 700 member-owners who have a stake in our beer and our business,” Sallee said. “We’re humbled to be recognized among this amazing group of breweries, and we’re especially excited to play a role in putting Minnesota craft beer on the world stage.”

Contented Cow - Northfield

Take a (short) drive: Northfield British pub offers solid beer lineup, atmosphere

The Cow’s proprietor, Norman Butler (no relation to this writer), recently took time to respond to some questions for mnbeeractivists.com.

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