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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Montana, co-owner of Du Nord and president of the Distillers Guild, “thankfully, state leaders agreed that this outdated law needed to change.”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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Making Your Own Bitters at Home

There’s no question that in this new renaissance age of craft beer and craft cocktails there is an unyielding desire to do everything yourself…at least once. I decided that I would…

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Minneapolis Cider Week

To celebrate the growing Minneapolis cider market and consumer demand, Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery has partnered with several other cider purveyors in a week-long series of events.

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Why Do We Drink Beer And What Is It Worth?

Beer is one of the oldest beverages known to man. Many believe that beer changed early humans from nomad hunter/gatherers to farmers, thus giving birth to civilization as we know…

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Surly Brewing Opens Brewer’s Table – A Stand-alone Fine Dining Experience at the Destination Brewery

Located upstairs from the regular Surly Brewing beer hall, the stand-alone restaurant premieres Friday, May 22. Brewer’s Table features an adventurous menu aimed at giving diners a full intimate eating and drinking experience at the facility.

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