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1,700 Empty Growlers of Beer at Town Hall Brewery

In case you miseed it with all the other Mn Craft Beer Week & American Craft Beer Week events going on, Town Hall Brewery, the award-winning Minneapolis brewpub, has been running a special “Growler Spring Cleaning Program.”

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10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer – MN Craft Beer Week

To celebrate Minnesota’s nationally recognized craft beer community, from May 4-10, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild presents 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer, a week packed with more than 150 member events.

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Schell’s Releases Cypress Blanc Berliner Weisse

Cypress Blanc, August Schell Brewing’s newest release and latest in the Noble Star Collection, is a perfect example of taking tradition and twisting it just a bit.

MN House Vote on Sunday Liquor Sales

MN House Fails to Adopt Sunday Liquor Sales Amendment 57 – 75

Members of the MN House Voted down Rep. Loon’s amendment to make Sunday liquor sales a local option.

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MN House to Hear Omnibus Liquor Bill, Vote on Sunday Liquor Sales Amendment

The House version of the omnibus liquor bill is on the calendar to be heard on Tuesday, April 28th. It turns out it’s the same as the Senate, the House…

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Sunday liquor sales featured on TPT Almanac

A vote is coming soon in the House and that has been the best path for a bill to allow repeal of the Sunday liquor ban this session. Give your House Reps a polite phone call to let them know this issue is important.

Minnesota Senate fails to adopt full Sunday liquor sales, now it is up to the House

Missing from the omnibus liquor bill was a repeal of the ban on off-sale Sunday liquor sales. An amendment from Senator Susan Kent to allow Sunday sales was quickly introduced and a rousing debate and though discussion ensued.

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Omnibus liquor bill up in Minnesota Senate | Sunday liquor sales amendment to be offered

The Senate appears to be in a hurry to vote on their version of the liquor bill. Sunday liquor sales will be introduced as a floor amendment this Thursday. Contact your Senator and ask them to support the Sunday Sales amendment. It is important to be polite, but make sure your Senator knows repealing the ban is important to you.

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