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State Fair

August 23, 2018September 3, 2018


Breweries & Brewpubs Get Together at the Brewed in Minnesota Exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild is proud to present the “Brewed in Minnesota” exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair,  August 23 – September 3, 2018. The exhibit will explore craft beer, agriculture, and the people who bring it all together, feature 300+ beers from 70+ Minnesota breweries and brewpubs.

Housed in the Agriculture/Horticulture building, the “Brewed in Minnesota” exhibit showcases the best of Minnesota’s craft beer industry and details the brewing process all the way from the farm to the pint glass. The exhibit tells the history of beer in Minnesota and highlights the state’s brew-cation destinations. In addition to the great craft beer, there’s a root beer section for kids and daily beer education presentations.

Visitors to the exhibit can select among six different flights of beers — “Crisp and Clean,” “Malty and Sweet,” “Dark and Roasty,” “Hoppy and Bitter” and “Fruity, Spicy Tart and Funky.” flight. Each flight consists of four, 5-ounce samples for $10, which can be purchased with cash or card.

For daily updates on beer flights and expert presentations, check out our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/minnesotacraftbrewersguild or follow us on Twitter, @mncraftbrew.

Come see what’s pouring at the “Brewed in Minnesota” Craft Beer Hall to celebrate the craft beer movement and support Minnesota’s craft breweries and brewpubs!

  • 2018 Breweries and Brewpubs Pouring:
  • 2018 Speaker Presentation Schedule

2018 Breweries and Brewpubs Pouring

10K Brewing
12welve Eyes
56 Brewing
Able Seedhouse + Brewery
Alloy Brewing Company
August Schell Brewing Company
Back Channel Brewing
Bad Weather Brewing Company
Badger Hill Brewing
Bald Man Brewing
Bank Brewing Co
Barley Johns brewpub
Bauhaus Brew Labs
Beaver Island Brewing Company
Bent Brewstillery
Bent Paddle Brewing
Big axe brewing company
Blacklist Artisan Ales
Blue Wolf Brewing Company LLC
Brass Foundry Brewing Co.
Brau Brothers Brewing Co.
Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative
Burning Brothers
Castle Danger Brewery
Chapel Brewing
Clockwerks Brewing
Copper Trail Brewing Company
Dangerous Man Brewing Co
Day Block Brewing Company
Dual Citizen Brewing Company
Duluth (Fitger’s) Brewhouse
Eastlake Craft Brewery
Enki Brewing
Excelsior Brewing Company
F-Town Brewing
Fair State Brewing Cooperative
Forager Brewery
Fulton Beer
Hayes’ Public House
HeadFlyer Brewing
Hoops Brewing Company
Inbound BrewCo
Indeed Brewing Company
Insight Brewing
Invictus Brewing Co.
Klockow Brewing Company
Lake Monster Brewing
Lakes & Legends Brewing Company
Lift Bridge Brewing Co
Lupine Brewing
Lupulin Brewing
Mankato Brewery
Maple Island Brewing
Modist Brewing Company
Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub
OMNI Brewing Company
Pryes Brewing
Revelation Ale Works
Rock Bottom Minneapolis
Roundhouse Brewery
Saint Paul’s Flat Earth
Schram Winery & Brewery
Shakopee Brewhall
Sociable Cider Werks
Spilled Grain Brewhouse
Spiral Brewery
Summit Brewing Company
Surly Brewing Company
Take 16 Brewing Company
Tanzenwald Brewing Company
The Freehouse
Thirdstreet Brewhouse
Tin Whiskers Brewing
Town Hall Brewery
u4ic Brewing, Inc
Union 32 Crafthouse
Unmapped Brewing Co.
Urban Growler Brewing Company
Utepils Brewing
Wabasha Brewing Company
Waconia Brewing Company
Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery
Wayzata BrewWorks
Wicked Wort Brewery
Wild Mind Artisan Ales
Wooden Hill Brewing Company

2018 Speaker Presentation Schedule:

Thursday, August 23
3:00 – Consumer Trends with Lift Bridge Brewery
6:00 – MN Hops: From Bine to Brew with Mighty Axe Hops

Friday, August 24
3:00 – Infusions: Beer Blasphemy and Rule Breaking with Indeed Brewing Company
6:00 – Opening a Brewery with Invictus Brewing and Pryes Brewing

Saturday, August 25
12:00 – History of Beer in Minnesota with Doug Hoverson
3:00 – Women in the Craft Beer Industry with Unmapped Brewing and 56 Brewing
6:00 – Off-flavors and Healthy Fermentation with Wayzata Brew Works

Sunday, August 26
12:00 – Minnesota Hops: A Growing Industry with Unmapped Brewing
3:00 – Gluten Free Brewing with Burning Brothers Brewing
6:00 – The Importance of Front of House in Breweries with 612Brew

Monday, August 27
3:00 – Minnesota Grown—Brewing Craft Beer Using Locally Grown Ingredients of the North with Lakes & Legends Brewing Company
6:00 – Wild and Spontaneous Fermentation with Wild Mind Artisan Ales

Tuesday, August 28
3:00 – Legal Talk: What You Need to Know Before Opening with The Hoppy Lawyers
6:00 – Innovation in Beer with Barrel Theory Beer Company

Wednesday, August 29
3:00 – Fruit Beers with Hoops Brewing and Town Hall Brewery
6:00 – Building a Tap List with 10K Brewing

Thursday, August 30
3:00 – Gluek Revival, a History of the Gluek Brewing Company with Jeff Lonto
6:00 – Safety in the Brewery with The Ferri Group and Nicholas Brewing Projects LLC

Friday, August 31
3:00 – Sour Beers with Pryes Brewing
6:00 – Genomes to Growlers: Breeding Barley for Beer with the University of Minnesota

Saturday, September 1
12:00 – Hop Talk with Mighty Axe Hops, Fair State Brewing Cooperative, and Summit Brewing Company
3:00 – Growing a Brewery in a Crowded Market with Insight Brewing
6:00 – Lagers vs. Ales with 10K Brewing

Sunday, September 2
12:00 – Brewing Cider & Using Fruit in Beers with Sociable Cider Werks
3:00 – New Brewery Panel featuring Spiral Brewing, Blue Wolf Brewing, and Wooden Hill Brewing

Monday, September 3
12:00 – Managing a Taproom with Pryes Brewing Company
3:00 – Brewing in the ‘Burbs with Bald Man Brewing Company


August 23, 2018
September 3, 2018


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1265 Snelling Ave N
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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