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MN Beer Activists feed of news, events, education, legislation related to beer, wine, and spirits in Minnesota.

Schell’s Stag Series #6

Looks like Schell’s is getting set to release the latest batch in its limited Stag Series. This time around they are creating a fresh hopped pils made with 100% whole cone Citra hops.

You’re Bringing What to My Party?!

The fact of the matter is, today marks Round Two of You’re Bringing What to my Party?! Which means that, yes, we made it through Round One unscathed.

So with that, we will party on.

This week: Odell 5 Barrel Pale Ale, Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale and Great Divide DPA.

You’re Bringing What to My Party?!

Starting today, we’ll be bringing you tasting notes and our take on different beers. Sometimes we’ll taste hometown brews, and other times we’ll sample things you have to beg, borrow or steal for. Typically, we’ll taste beers in groupings of three (watch..this will be the first thing to fall by the wayside) and we’ll give our opinions on each.

Brewed in Minnesota

Now you can drink local and wear local, all while supporting beer Brewed in Minnesota. Look for
Brewed in Minnesota products at select MN breweries, retailers, craft beer events, and online at

Iron Brewer Minnesota – A New Kind of Homebrewing Competition

Are you up to the challenge? Do you have what it takes to be the best of the best? Iron Brewer MN is a new homebrewing exhibition that pits brewers and their beer against each other in a public setting.

Steel Toe Brewery Taproom Approved

After working with St. Louis Park City Council for half a year Steel Toe Brewing is approved for a Taproom.

Excelsior Brewing Company

The newest face in our exploding craft beer scene is Excelsior Brewing Company, who just opened up their doors on Monday for both pint sales and growler fills. The 3,000-square foot facility is located in the city for which they are named, and is catering to its residents.

Excelsior Brewing Opens

Excelsior Brewer will officially open their doors to the public at 2pm 7/2. Bridge Jumper IPA will be pouring in the tap room and growlers will be ready for sale.