Tag Archives: Craft beer

Why You Should Care About That Grain Belt Sign

You’ve probably already heard that Schell’s has bought the iconic Grain Belt Beer sign that overlooks the Mississippi river in Minneapolis. They plan to restore and re-light the sign by 2017. And if you’ve heard that, then you’ve almost definitely heard that Schell’s is planning to brew a new beer to celebrate this acquisition – a copper lager by the name of Lock & Dam Lager under the Grain Belt brand.

Indeed Brewing Mexican Honey Imperial Lager

We Live in an Age of Superlatives

The world wants a hero. We thrive on hope and dependence on heroes. We live in the age of the superlative. Basketball is not the same without Michael Jordan. Hockey…

Who’s Got the Best Oktoberfest?

In this crazy world of craft beer and hundreds of styles ranging from Pilsners to Russian imperials, I have people ask me all the time, “What’s your favorite beer?” I…

The Art of Judging Beer

I was leaving my house, notebook in hand, to go to the Minnesota State Fair to judge beer when I said to my friend and temporary roommate, “Well, I’m off…

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