Fitzgerald Gin Du Nord craft Spirits

Du Nord Craft Spirits releases Fitzgerald Gin, asks Minnesota to decide final recipe

Fitzgerald Gin, Formula No. 1, is a classic London dry style gin. Like any London dry style gin the lack of sugar lets the botanical elements impart most of the flavor and aroma. The traditional juniper flavor stands front and center in Fitzgerald Gin, Formula No. 1. It is supported by flavors of citrus, angelica root, and licorice root.

Sunday liquor sales at the Minnesota State Fair

Sunday liquor sales is a hot topic at the Minnesota State Fair

During an election year the Minnesota State Fair is unofficially considered the beginning of the political season. At the “Great Minnesota Get-Together” political parties set up booths booths, politicians and…

land of 10,000 beer at Minnesota state fair

Beer + Education + Fun = Land of 10,000 Beers at the Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota State Fair  will again be the host the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s Land of 10,000 Beers, centrally located in the Agriculture/Horticulture Building from Thursday, August 21 through…

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Wander North Distillery Announces Ribbon Cutting in NE Minneapolis

Signature Vodka Already Headed to Stores Years of planning and preparation are paying off for Brian Winter and Wander North Distillery. The new craft distillery has just announced the ribbon cutting…

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp

Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America brings one-off collaboration beers to Minnesota

How does a pioneer in the craft beer industry like Sierra Nevada Brewing celebrate a west coast to east coast expansion? Road Trip! Chico, California’s Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is…

Spent Grain Granola

Eating Spent Grain: Granola

Spent Grain Granola Spent grain is healthy and full of protein and fiber. Granola is healthy and full of protein and fiber. Combine the two and you have a tasty…

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Lake Monster Brewing to open Saint Paul brewery and taproom in 2015

“Brewing is continuing to boom in Saint Paul and I congratulate Lake Monster on joining this diverse and growing industry in our city,” said Mayor Chris Coleman.


Minnesota Republican Gubernatorial Candidates on Sunday liquor sales

Kurt Zellers said he would sign a bill legalizing Sunday sales, but he also defended his votes against repeal in the past. All the candidates taking part were requested to answer via twitter which #Mnbeer they would buy on Sunday. Johnson made it point to say he supports a repeal bill