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How Many Taps is Too Many? — The Paradox of Choice in Beer Lists

It’s no secret that since the beginning of the local craft beer boom, there has been major change in the bar business as well. Not long ago were the days…

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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,…

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Sunday Liquor Sales MN Senate Vote Count – #SundaySalesMN

Minnesota Senators need to hear from you! The House passed a bill repealing the Sunday liquor sales ban. The Senate Commerce Committee approved their version with a recommendation to pass…

Bill to Repeal Minnesota Ban on Sunday Liquor Sales Clears First Big Hurdle

Step 1: Pass House Commerce – Complete Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) passed an amended bill to repeal Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor sales (H.F. 30) through the House Commerce…

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…

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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…

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