Minnesota is home to some well-known local and national businesses that perfected the art of craft brewing. Let these spots help you on your home-brewing adventure.
A group of St. Paul bars is trying to help federal employees cope with the government shutdown by serving up free beer.
Many viewers of the Vikings game Sunday may have taken in some adult beverages; perhaps a beer or two. So, we thought this would be a good time to answer a question from Bruce in Blaine: How much does beer contribute to a beer belly? Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Courtney Baechler says beer bellies are a bit of a myth. “Culturally speaking, men tend to drink a little more beer than women, and it’s the perfect nitus to get fat because it’s a lot of carbohydrates,” Dr. Baechler said.
From guacamole and chips to spicy buffalo wings, what’s the best tailgate food?
Everyone knows they are supposed to stay hydrated on hot days at the State Fair, but for many it’s sometimes nice to knock back a couple of beers as well. Whether they’re kegs of beer or flats of cookies, the deliveries continue all night long.
Ten people were injured and two people were hospitalized after the pedal pub they were riding tipped over in Minneapolis on Thursday, authorities said. The pedal pub was going down a hill while heading east on South First Street.
Many Americans love their beer and a great way to savor a cold brew is by indulging at the breweries from which they originate. The following are 10 of the best breweries to visit across the nation.
The Cokato man accused of drunkenly causing a car crash that killed three generations of a family last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Kandiyohi County. County Attorney Jenna Fischer said Paul Wickenhauser will serve 67 months in prison – about 5 1/2 years – after pleading guilty to three counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
Beer Bottle opening goes wild on the Smack Down!
The Charity Beer Festival in Minneapolis not only allows you to sample a variety of craft beer producers, but it all goes toward a good cause, too. Seneca Berg is one of the organizers of the event. He said the event takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. outside Falls Liquor Store on Minnehaha Avenue and 46th Street.
The Champ… vs. The Challenger
The Fargo Brewing Co. has been selling its Wood Chipper India Pale Ale and other varieties of beer for more than two years, but the four native sons who founded the company unveiled something new Tuesday: their first homemade beer.
There are few other places in the historic Minnesota State Capitol where beer drinking should be more welcome: The basement cafeteria, styled as a German Rathskeller. Now, for the first time in almost 100 years, alcohol may be available on certain occasions.
Your favorite brew may soon be available for purchase at the state Capitol. The Legislature passed a bill Monday that includes a provision that directs the city of St. Paul to issue and on-sale wine and malt liquor license to the Capitol cafeteria. The bill now goes to Gov. Mark Dayton.
It’s time to celebrate the Craft Brew. This weekend is the end of Craft Brew Week in America. When it comes to Craft Brews, Minnesota is at the top of the class with several new breweries debuting in the last year. Dara took some time to sling back a few beers and here’s her list of the Top 5 Tap Rooms in Minnesota!