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Tap Talk: Kinney Creek Brewery

We’re traveling a bit south for this Tap Talk. In fact, we’re going all the way down to Rochester to visit its first taproom, Kinney Creek Brewing.

04/09/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Brewery Coming To Loring Park

Already seeking a new brew to excite your taste buds? Good news, you won’t have to wait too long! A new craft brewery, Lakes & Legends, announced it plans to open its doors in summer of 2015.

04/07/2015

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Guest Pass: White Bear Lake’s Big Wood Brewery

Minnesota got in early on the craft beer boom. Surly, Summit, even Schell’s, which has been in New Ulm since 1860, is considered a craft beer. By those standards, Steve Merila is still relatively new to the scene.

03/26/2015

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Hacker Claiming To Be ISIS Takes Over Minn. Brewery’s Website

A local brewery had to shut down its website after a hacker claiming to be with ISIS took over the page.

03/08/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Steel Toe Brewing

We decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. Next up is St. Louis Park’s expanding tap room, Steel Toe Brewery.

03/05/2015

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Ferris Wheel Restaurant, New Taproom Open In Twin Cities

There are two cool new businesses opening up in the Twin Cities metro area Friday! The first is the Badger Hill Brewing Company’s new brewery and taproom in Shakopee.

12/26/2014

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Surly Opens New $30M Brewery

It’s been four years in the making and it took a change in the law to make it all happen. Friday morning, Surly Brewing’s $30 million destination brewery opened to a packed crowd.

12/19/2014

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Surly Set To Debut New Destination Brewery

On Friday, a popular Twin Cities brewery will open the doors to its new beer hall and restaurant. Surly Brewing Co. is expecting a packed house for the grand opening of its $30 million building near the Minneapolis’ Prospect Park neighborhood. “We’re terrified, we’re excited, we’re ready. I think everyone’s just ready to go,” said Omar Ansari, founder and president of Surly Brewing Co.

12/18/2014

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Newest Brewery In Duluth Is Serving Up Craft Ciders

Downtown Duluth has a new brewery for visitors to enjoy and it doesn’t just serve up beer. Endion Station Bar and Grill opened this weekend in Canal Park. While it’s the fifth brewery owned by Fitger’s Brewery, it’s the city’s first cider house.

07/27/2014

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Owner: Mudslide Falls On Historic Minn. Brewery

The owner of a historic brewery in flood-ravaged southern Minnesota says a mudslide came down Thursday and crashed into the building’s apartments.

06/20/2014

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Officials Concerned Brewery May Harm Cold Spring Trout Stream

The big demand for craft beers and energy drinks is causing concern in Cold Spring. But these worries have little to do with caffeine or alcohol, it’s the amount of water being used by the company that produces the drinks.

03/24/2014

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FAA Grounds Wis. Brewery’s Proposed Drone Delivery

Earlier this week, WCCO reported on a Wisconsin craft brewery’s plans to deliver its beer by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration has gotten word of the plan, and they’re grounding it.

01/31/2014

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Wis. Brewery Testing Out Beer Drones

Is it a viral ad or is it the next big thing in brewski? Last month, Amazon announced it was testing out drones to deliver packages. Now a Wisconsin brewery is apparently trying out the idea for itself.

01/28/2014

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Curiocity: The Freehouse Brings Breakfast, Beer To North Loop

For a restaurant company that’s built a small empire in the Twin Cities, it’s almost funny to hear their latest venture was introduced over beers during a summer music festival.

01/09/2014

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Must-Hit NY Beercation Breweries

Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.

12/13/2013

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New Nordeast Brewery Unveils Craft Cider

Move over craft beer makers, there’s a new player in town and they’re putting a craft spin on cider. Sociable Cider Werks is a hard cider brewery that will join an already brewery-heavy Northeast Minneapolis.

12/06/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

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Craft Beer Craze: 612 Brew Thriving In Northeast Mpls.

You could call 612 Brew the new kid on the block. It opened to the public in February, in a renovated building in northeast Minneapolis. Jamey Rossbach and three of his buddies started 612 Brew after spending years making beer at home.

06/06/2013

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City Officials Help Brew Up Craft Beer Growth

Have a beer, help the economy? That seems to be the idea in some cities that have rushed to embrace craft brewers.

04/07/2013

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Organic Farm Replacing Hamm’s Brewery In St. Paul

The Hamm’s Brewery in St. Paul closed in 1997, and now one of the vacant buildings is being renovated into an urban farm.

02/07/2013

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Minnesota Bar Review: The Herkimer Pub And Brewery

This German-inspired brewpub is a definite gem in the Uptown district of Minneapolis.

03/29/2012

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Minneapolis’ 1st Brewery Taproom Opens On Saturday

The first brewery taproom in Minneapolis will open on Saturday, following last year’s passage of the so-called “Surly Bill.”

03/08/2012

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Minn. Shutdown Impacts Local Brewer

A brewer in St. Louis Park says the government shutdown is drowning his business before he’s even brewed a batch of beer.

07/12/2011

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Curiocity: Native Brewer Brings Lucky Bucket To MN

From Bloomington to brewmaster — Zac Triemert has truly created quite a name for himself. The Minnesota native went from a pre-med program in college to a job as a chemist to opening up his very own brewery.

06/28/2011

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Dayton Signs Bill To Allow Beer Sales At Breweries

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill making changes to state liquor laws that will allow Minnesota breweries to sell pints of beer on-site.

05/24/2011