Live The Dream Brewing Nightmare Ale

Video: Getting to know Live The Dream Brewing Co

After a decade of home brewing college pals Jem Hale and Blake Verdon are ready to start making their brewing dreams a reality in Hopkins, MN. I cornered co-founder Blake,…


Inaugural Posters and Pints art show, beer tasting, and fundraiser

Posters and Pints is an art show, beer tasting and fundraiser. This inaugural event to showcase the booming Northeast Minneapolis Arts and Brewery district will be held at Uppercut Boxing…


Northbound Brewpub announces patio picture contest

Every Minnesotan is familiar with the horror and tragedy we call the winter season here in our lovely home. That is why when the weather turns warm we carry our…

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Video: A perfect Pint’s Beer Guide to the Heartland

Andrew talks with Certified Cicerone® Michael Agnew about his quest to profile 236 breweries in his new book from University of Illinois Press, A perfect Pint’s Beer Guide to the Heartland. A…

Saint Paul Summer Beer Fest

Saint Paul Summer Beer Fest breweries have been announced

Saint Paul Summer Beer Fest breweries have been announced for 2014. There some exciting new additions, some are from out of town, some from your own back yard. Of course…

Governor Mark Dayton says repeal Sunday liquor sales

Special Interests and Crony Politics Stop Sunday Growler Sales for Minnesota Brewers

The initiative to legalize Sunday liquor sales, a perennial issue at the Minnesota legislature, has once again met defeat at the hands of Minnesota lawmakers. Advocates for repeal tried a…


Schell’s Cracks a Tallboy Just for the Current – Schell’s The Current Beer

Local music needs a local beer. No other local brewery has more history than Schell’s and no other local radio station does more for Minnesota music than The Current. These…

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Omnibus liquor bill offered to House with no ability to amend, passes after objections

A case of mistaken identity Somehow a gambling bill became a liquor bill Thursday when Rep Joe Atkins (D) added a bevvy of liquor provisions from the existing liquor omnibus…

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Legalize Sunday liquor sales in MN

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