With the craft beer revolution occurring in Minneapolis over the last five or so years, it was hard for John Fillman and James Hammer not to notice — and they wanted to participate in some way. The result: Bitter Minnesota Brewery Tours.
From a creamery to a hardware store to a brewery, the building that is now home to Maple Island Brewing has had quite a history. And so have its owner and brewer.
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.
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.
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.
A local brewery had to shut down its website after a hacker claiming to be with ISIS took over the page.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The owner of a historic brewery in flood-ravaged southern Minnesota says a mudslide came down Thursday and crashed into the building’s apartments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have a beer, help the economy? That seems to be the idea in some cities that have rushed to embrace craft brewers.
The Hamm’s Brewery in St. Paul closed in 1997, and now one of the vacant buildings is being renovated into an urban farm.
This German-inspired brewpub is a definite gem in the Uptown district of Minneapolis.
The first brewery taproom in Minneapolis will open on Saturday, following last year’s passage of the so-called “Surly Bill.”
A brewer in St. Louis Park says the government shutdown is drowning his business before he’s even brewed a batch of beer.