Omar Ansari

Omar Ansari on ‘Bright Ideas’

The founder of Surly Brewing Company, Omar Ansari, speaks with MPR’s Stephen Smith, host of the “Bright Ideas” series. Recorded before a live audience in the UBS Forum on November…

Sunday Sales and the Constitution

By Lacy Although the law is written without mention of religion today, Sunday closing laws in the United States have a religious background. Most courts and legislatures currently maintain that…

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Boom Island Anniversary

Boom Island Brewing turns one year old this week. The little Minneapolis brewery that could has been brewing Belgian-inspired beer for a great tasting year now. Boom Island is a…

Steel Toe – Lunker Release

This Saturday, Steel Toe Brewing will release their 2nd batch of Lunker. Lunker is an English-style barleywine aged in Templeton Rye Whiskey barrels. This is a beer worth standing in…

Surly Tap Takeover

Join the Beer Geeks at the Nomad World Pub when they team up with MN Beer Activists for a special tapping of Surly Brewing SYX, DARKNESS, ABRASIVE, DAMIEN, AND BRETT LIQUOR Date(s)…

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Excelsior Brewing Company to Host Fat Bike Race

Excelsior Brewing and Erik’s Bike Shop are hosting the Arctic Fat Fever race on January 19th, 2013. Taking place at Excelsior Brewing at 421 3rd Street, Excelsior MN, beginning at…

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Under the Tree and Into The Cellar

By Dan Belfry and Jon Buck Not so long ago our hobby of beer aging transformed into our passion and that’s when we both slowly began to amass beers in…

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Batten Down the Hatches for Bad Weather

Bad Weather Brewing is a new partnership between long time craft beer fans, and brewing school graduates, Zac Carpenter and Joe Giambruno. Bad Weather Brewing works as an alternating proprietorship…

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