Tap Talk: Disgruntled Brewing, Where 'Grumpy Is Good'For former drywall business owner turned brewmaster Brett Doebbling, being disgruntled has always pushed him to do better. In other words, just being good isn't quite good enough. And for those who enjoy craft beer and can't seem to find their fix in central Minnesota, this is great news.
Minnesota Lawmaker To Step Down And Focus On MicrobreweryA Minnesota lawmaker is stepping away from politics to follow his love of beer. Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a third term in order to focus on the three businesses he runs with his wife, Barb.
Minnesota Rare Beer Festival To Hit St. Paul In 2016Next year, The Minnesota History Center is hosting the "Northern Lights Beer Festival." It's a one day event that highlights rare specialty beers from across the country, and it's happening in March.
Tap Talk: Bent Paddle BrewingJust a short walk away from the western nose of Lake Superior, nestled in Duluth, lies a brewery that specializes in bending the brewing tradition.
Tap Talk: Wheaties & Fulton Team Up, Create 'HefeWheaties'Could this be the "beer of champions"? Wheaties has partnered with Fulton brewery in Minneapolis to create a limited-edition beer: HefeWheaties.
Tap Talk: Dangerous Man Plans To Expand Brewery, Add 'Growler Shoppe'Due to the high demand for local craft brews, popular northeast Minneapolis brewery Dangerous Man plans to expand.
Local Tap Talk: Steel Toe BrewingWe 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.
Local Tap Talk: Insight Brewing CompanyOver the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota's active breweries opened in 2010 or later. So we decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week features <a href="http://insightbrewing.com/" target="_blank">Insight Brewing </a>.
St. Paul Brewing Helps Customers Create Tasty Brews Have you ever wanted to brew your own beer but didn't know where to start? Well, a St. Paul company will walk you through the steps, and even do the dirty work for you. WCCO's Kim Johnson headed to Vine Park Brewing Company to learn all the tricks to making tasty beer.
Local Beer Caught In Government Shutdown AftermathThe Government Shutdown ended a while ago, but it's still having an impact on some businesses - and some beer drinkers. Craft beers are regulated by the federal government, along with all other alcoholic beverages, and their paperwork wasn't processed during the shutdown.
New Brew Made With Target Field TwistThe way the Twins played last summer, a lot of fans were reaching for a drink.