03/12/2019 12:08 pm
Glug, glug, glug. 0. To laymen, that's the sound of polishing off an ice-cold brewdawg. But, to the craft beer industry, it's the sound of money. On Tuesday, the ...
03/19/2019 19:26 pm
Celis Brewery might have been the first brewery in Austin, but Celis White was not the first beer our booze-loving city could claim as its own. That honor instead ...
03/19/2019 19:00 pm
Tony Lewanovich morphed Champps Americana in Brookfield from a family restaurant into a popular beer bar.
03/14/2019 14:16 am
We asked three local brewer which of their beers pair best with Friday fish fries. Their answers will make you forget you gave up beer for Lent.
02/21/2019 21:00 am
In last month's Final Four guide, we told you about the humble, hardscrabble beginnings of the first two Final Fours hosted in Minneapolis. Back in 1951 there ...
03/13/2019 13:04 pm
In last year's Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket, Castle Danger Brewery surprised everyone — including themselves — to win round after round, culminating in a ...
03/08/2019 8:00 am
Minnesota breweries face a difficult choice — growlers or growth. State law currently prevents breweries that produce more than 20,000 barrels of beer per year ...
03/01/2019 1:00 am
The craft beer Mecca that is Northeast Minneapolis is getting a new resident: Falling Knife Brewery. The brewery will be taking over the space at 783 Harding ...
02/22/2019 22:00 am
*Fresh* breweries coming in from Brainerd to Hawai'i.
03/19/2019 19:35 pm
Pearl Street Brewery will be featured Saturday on Wisconsin's Craft Beverages - Raise a Glass episode with Discover Wisconsin.
03/19/2019 19:18 pm
(FORT COLLINS, CO) — Funkwerks joins The Windy City's bustling beer scene this week with the addition of the Chicagoland area to its distribution footprint via ...
02/18/2019 18:00 am
Beer is at its best when it's in conversation. 0. That's true not only when it's being debated between drinkers, but also when it's in dialogue with other beers.
03/11/2019 11:32 pm
TWO HARBORS, Minn. – Several Minnesota breweries are advocating to change a law, which puts limitations on barrel production and growler sales. If the law ...
03/14/2019 14:45 am
Minnesota breweries Summit, August Schell and Surly have made the list of the 50 top-selling microbreweries in the country, with St. Paul's Summit Brewing Co.
03/15/2019 15:00 pm
Mass Bay Brewing Company got its start as the passion project of three college friends; in 2014, they let their employees in on ownership as well.
03/13/2019 13:57 pm
Summit Brewing Co. has topped the venerable August Schell Brewing Co. as Minnesota's largest beer producer, according to a new ranking from the Brewers ...
03/14/2019 14:33 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West Conference (MW) has announced a new multi-year partnership with Salt Lake City-based Squatters Craft ...
03/19/2019 19:09 am
Here are nine of our most dearly-loved downtown Minneapolis bars that could be the place for you.
03/19/2019 19:09 pm
Winning a copyright battle can mean losing a public relations war.
01/17/2019 17:00 am
On the night of Jan. 5, Portage Brewing Company in Walker, Minn. was busy with customers. Among them was a group of volunteer firefighters. One was ...
For nearly 20 years, the current Squatters Airport Pub has offered millions of travelers a warm and inviting atmosphere in the Salt Lake City airport. For some, it ...
02/20/2019 20:00 am
We've all heard of the Rhinelander Shorty, but how much do you really know about the origins of the Rhinelander Brewing Company? Gary Entz has the story.
03/19/2019 19:34 pm
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Granite City Food & Brewery (OTCMKTS:GCFB) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior ...
03/09/2019 9:00 am
Earth Rider Brewery in Superior is hosting a unique educational experience on March 9 to commemorate International Women's Day. Womxn beer professionals ...
03/06/2019 6:00 am
Don't let the hunt for the next best thing overshadow the pleasure and promise of familiar "epiphany" beers.
Funkwerks has been around since 2009 and specializes in saison, sour and Belgian-style beers.
01/06/2019 6:00 am
Portage Brewing says its entire brewery has been burned.
The Newsroom talked to some Opus College of Business alumni who have put their skills into practice in their restaurant career.
03/16/2019 16:00 pm
Fourteen cities will welcome NCAA men's basketball tournament games. Here's how to make the most of your time.
02/10/2019 10:00 am
A typical brewery's color palette may range from gold lager and black stout to brown and amber ale. Now, there's a new shade in craft breweries' arsenal, and it's ...
10/21/2018 21:00 am
It's from a Minneapolis brewery whose business model is considered unique in its field.
09/23/2018 23:00 am
The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild reported that breweries from the state received 12 medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver on Saturday.
02/15/2019 15:00 am
The big winner on the night was the Spilled Grain Brewhouse.
01/16/2019 16:00 am
The beer is still flowing at Indeed Brewing Company's taproom in northeast Minneapolis, but even its IPAs and imperial stouts can't escape the effects of the ...
It's here, it's beer, get after it: Here's what to know about attending the seventh annual St. Cloud Craft Beer Tour on Jan. 19.
11/24/2018 24:00 am
The craft beer boom is starting to include people of color and women.
09/28/2018 28:00 am
September 28, 2018 10:47 AM. Northeast Minneapolis will be the hub of the Minnesota craft beer scene this weekend – even more so than usual. The Autumn ...
11/11/2018 11:00 am
The St. Paul pub was far ahead of the Minnesota brewery boom.
01/10/2019 10:00 am
Thesis Beer Project is still at least four months away from its targeted opening, so a delay in some federal paperwork doesn't have owner Adam Fredericksen ...
02/06/2019 6:00 am
The bang-to-buck ratio is a simple calculation. 0. First, you take the serving size of your beer. Then, you multiply by the ABV. Divide by the price, and there you ...
06/11/2018 11:00 am
It's an exciting time to be a beer lover here in Mid-Minn. But what makes the craft beer produced here unique? Four local experts weigh in.
11/10/2018 10:43 am
Here are three beer bars that our correspondents examined in Issue 27 of Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine. Find the best pints in Minneapolis, Longmont, and ...
02/25/2019 25:00 am
The Border Community Alliance takes hundreds of Americans each year to see what's really on the other side of the border. The Arizona-based nonprofit offers ...
Mark Stutrud's among the most successful beer brewers in Minnesota history. He has a little advice for anyone who wants to get into his industry:…
12/21/2018 21:00 am
Surly's Darkness beer has inspired fans to stand out in the snow for years, even though the beer is now widely available. Here's how its...
10/25/2018 25:00 am
In an increasingly crowded craft beer market, it's not just what's inside that counts — packaging and design matter a lot.
02/11/2019 11:00 am
Hard seltzer isn't the only alternative to beer and wine. An increasing number of Minnesota companies are quenching drinkers' thirst for unusual beverages with ...
02/14/2019 14:00 am
Spilled Grain Brewhouse in Annandale and Third Street Brewhouse in Cold Spring were winners at this year's Best of Craft Beer Awards in Bend, Oregon.
01/28/2019 28:00 am
Dave Hoops' 25-plus years of experience in the industry have afforded him a wealth of expertise in the business of making beer.
03/18/2019 18:53 am
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Granite City Food & Brewery (OTCMKTS:GCFB) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the ...
12/26/2018 26:00 am
Daniel Connell ran nine marathons, and after each one he vowed to never do it again. "It's just too much," the Rev. Jerry Fehn quoted him as saying. But a few ...
01/19/2019 19:00 am
Half of the nation's 3.2 beer market was in Oklahoma and an additional 20 percent was in Colorado.
The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and ...
10/30/2018 30:00 am
No matter where you are traveling in the state, Minnesota is teeming with acclaimed craft breweries.
08/25/2018 25:00 am
The State Fair, like the Twin Cities at large, may seem overrun with craft beer now, but that wasn't always the case ...
08/16/2018 16:00 am
Minnesota's Fair State Brewing Co-op is hosting a craft beer summer camp for adults called Camp Fair State, which will take place September 7-9.
12/11/2018 11:00 am
The darkest days call for the darkest beers. 0. Every Winter Solstice, the Twin Cities welcome a run of limited-release, booze-heavy dark beers. Bent Paddle ...
09/13/2018 13:00 am
Do you care who makes your “craft” beer? A seal certifying a brewery's independent craft status — like the certified organic seal on produce — has been quietly ...
12/12/2018 12:00 am
OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Belching Beaver Brewery of Oceanside, California has signed with Clear River Beverage Company to distribute in Minnesota. “We are ...
02/13/2019 13:00 am
When White Claw Hard Seltzer launched in the summer of 2016, sales of spiked seltzer in America quadrupled. Last year, they reached upward of $500 million, ...
01/31/2019 31:00 am
A brewery owner who said he intends to move his business out of North Minneapolis due to neighborhood crime is eyeing a new location in Minnetonka.
04/11/2018 11:00 am
The Brewers Association, which supports independent and craft brewers nationally, released a list of the top 50 fastest-growing breweries in the country – and ...
11/25/2018 25:00 am
One of the newest breweries in Minneapolis is trying to court a more ethnically diverse crowd than one typically found in many Twin Cities taprooms.
08/23/2018 23:00 am
In 2005, there were 26 varieties of beer at the fair, five of which were brewed in Minnesota. In 2017, there were 396 varieties, 193 of which were brewed in ...
01/03/2019 3:00 am
The frigid winter doesn't stop us Minnesotans from enjoying a nice cold beer. Well, winter doesn't stop us from doing most things – otherwise we'd be ...
12/19/2018 19:00 am
The beer is a non-alcoholic version of its Homeguys Helles Lager, and the brewery claims to be the first Minnesota brewery in decades to introduce a ...
10/18/2018 18:00 am
Minnesota—especially the Twin Cities—is a craft brewery hotspot, giving bars and restaurants plenty of options for their craft beer selection. And while choosing ...
Your go-to guide to Pantown Brewing Co.'s beers, ambiance, decor and more before its soft opening this month in St. Cloud.
01/30/2019 30:00 am
Proudly Small. This is not a mantra heard often in brewery discussions. This week, I want to highlight a very important sector in the brewery world: small ...
11/12/2018 12:00 am
Six years after opening in Northeast Minneapolis, Indeed Brewing is expanding to Wisconsin. The popular brewer announced Monday that it will be opening a ...
04/10/2018 10:00 am
The Brewers Association released its inaugural top 50 list.
11/21/2018 21:54 pm
Jeff Alworth is editor of the Beervana blog and author of several books, including The Beer Bible and Secrets of Master Brewers. Here he offers up beer and ...
02/19/2019 19:52 pm
The diversity best practices resources provide expert guidance to those who want to invest in diversity and inclusion, but may not know where to start.
11/13/2018 13:00 am
It's a long way from where the Minnesota brewery began six years ago.
01/07/2019 7:00 am
An early-morning fire swept through the Portage Brewing Company Sunday and completely destroyed the Walker business that opened its doors less than two ...
11/23/2018 23:00 am
A craft brewery is in the works for South St. Paul's Concord Street area, which is seeing a surge of commercial building activity. Master Properties is partnering ...
01/22/2019 22:00 am
The new partnership is aimed at reducing food waste.
09/12/2018 12:00 am
After deadly violence just steps away from Boom Island's patio, the owner says the brewery has suffered from a spate of crime that has only escalated.
09/24/2018 24:00 am
Wow. Minnesota just doubled last year's performance at this year's Great American Beer Festival. Last year, Minnesota breweries won six medals. This weekend ...
Portage Brewing Company went up in flames last month.
02/09/2019 9:07 am
The aim of the HopGun is to get more hop character into a beer in less time and with adding fewer hops. It provides better efficiency and quality, reduced ...
11/28/2018 28:10 pm
Yet again, we asked the blogger behind the irreverent site DontDrinkBeer.com (DDB) and the Malt Couture podcast to move from satire to critical thought and ...
06/29/2018 29:00 am
More than 100 Minnesota craft breweries will gather July 28 at Duluth's Bayfront Festival Park (700 W. Railroad St., Duluth) to celebrate the best of summer beer.
11/30/2018 30:00 am
Not to get too personal, dear City Pages readers, but as a Chicana born and raised in the Midwest, stepping into La Doña Cervezería was…
12/27/2018 27:00 am
Gone are the days of a few US beer companies dominating the market. In the year 2018 craft beer became more popular than ever in its history.
01/31/2018 31:00 am
There are more than 130 craft breweries in the state of Minnesota, and most of those are in the metro area. So whether you're a new fan of craft beer or you're ...
When Sean O'Byrne opened Great Waters Brewing Company in 1997, the brewpub scene in Minnesota was “pretty slim.” Now, there are more than 150 craft ...
07/20/2018 20:00 am
Ever wish your gazpacho was hoppier? 0. Or that you had a more convenient way to spill beer down the front of your shirt? Of course you haven't, but the rapidly ...
01/13/2019 13:00 am
Northern Soda Company co-owner Jesse Hopkins holds the finished product at his Arden Hills canning facility, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (Scott Takushi / Pioneer ...
The newest release at Stillwater craft brewery Lift Bridge Brewing Company isn't beer at all. It's hard seltzer. The spiked sparkling water is trending here and ...
01/09/2019 9:00 am
In collaboration with a University of Minnesota sustainable forestry researcher, Urban Growler is using an altogether unusual ingredient in a limited-edition beer.
05/09/2018 9:00 am
When breweries work together to create a beer, the result can be a creative — and tasty — success.
08/02/2018 2:00 am
The largest annual number of U.S. brewery openings and closings is expected this year, according to a new analysis by the Brewers Association. “As breweries ...
02/13/2019 13:07 am
Josh Weikert dispels myths of brewing dogma because “the way it's always been done” doesn't always work for you.
01/23/2019 23:17 am
TrimTab Brewing's Founder is focused on its local community, discovery of flavors, and a belief that even something very small can have a big impact on its ...
01/05/2018 5:00 am
For years, skeptics, newsies and denizens of online forums watching the burgeoning craft beer scene in Minnesota have been saying the growth in breweries ...
03/01/2018 1:00 am
NorthGate Brewing is no more. Effective immediately. 0. That's according to Twitter and Facebook updates posted Thursday morning by the northeast ...
10/05/2016 5:00 am
Craft brewing used to be quaint. Its brewers were humble artisans. Its beer was a congenial good, like hand-knit mittens or organic squash. Then the…
06/28/2018 28:00 am
July 2017 was a dark time for Minnesota craft beer.