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Omni Brewing Opens in Maple Grove

No need for mustache wax or sleeve tattoos here (though welcome, if that’s your jam), Omni Brewing has come-as-you-are feel that offers an approachable and inclusive atmosphere for newbies and veterans to the craft beer movement

Contented Cow - Northfield

Take a (short) drive: Northfield British pub offers solid beer lineup, atmosphere

The Cow’s proprietor, Norman Butler (no relation to this writer), recently took time to respond to some questions for

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Tin Whiskers Tiny Circuit Coffee Stout

Local brewery Tin Whiskers has just released a Coffee Stout. This caffeinated version of their Short Circuit sweet stout is a collaboration with local Coffee roaster Tiny Footprint Coffee.

Schell’s Apparent Horizon

“With Apparent Horizon, we wanted to put a twist on the fruity acidity normally found in a Berliner Weisse. The Substantial addition of rye to the base of the beer creates a spicy dryness and an interesting aroma of sourdough, rye, and pumpernickel.” – Jace Marti

Dangerous Man Brewing Growler Shop

Dangerous Man Brewing Limited Bottle Release & Growler Shop Soft Opening

Without distributing, Dangerous Man’s Growler Shop will enable customers to purchase beer to go. Operating within the confines of strict Minnesota law, Dangerous Man is figuring out ways to offer their customers a variety of packaging.

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Summit Unchained #20: Sticke Alt

An Alt is a fun style. It’s a traditional German beer that’s brewed with an ale yeast strain, rather than a lager strain. After fermentation, Alts are conditioned cold, which gives a clean, lager-like flavor profile to the beer, making this style a unique hybrid. Lundell has gone one further and made this a Sticke Alt.


Minnesota Craft Brewers Win Medals at Great American Beer Festival

“These honors reinforce that Minnesota brewers create exceptional craft beers,” says Dan Schwarz, President of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. “We are proud of our Guild members for representing the strong state of craft beer in Minnesota at this prestigious competition.”

Surly Brewing Darkness 2015

Surly Brewing Barrel-Aged Darkness

The new golden version of the 2015 Surly Darkness label pictured below confirms that there will indeed be two versions of the beer. There will be a classic version and a rye whiskey barrel-aged version.