Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
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.
Tap Talk: Bauhaus Brew Labs In Northeast MinneapolisBauhaus Brew Labs' co-owner and head brewer Matt Schwandt initially strove to be a touring guitarist -- and then became an attorney of all things -- but life sometimes has different plans for us.
Tap Talk: NorthGate BrewingA year-and-a-half after they sold their first pint at Grumpy's Northeast, NorthGate Brewing Company moved into a new location on Harding Street. Currently, they are undergoing yet another expansion, making Sjogren the only man to open two breweries in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Brews Unite At Community Keg HouseWe have seen a lot of trendy taprooms in the popular northeast section of Minneapolis. A new pour-your-own tap room, called The Community Keg House, opens Jan. 15 in the old Grain Belt Building.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Craft Beer In MinnesotaIt seems like Minnesota is overflowing with independent craft breweries, each with their own unique spin on everyone's favorite sudsy substance.
Delta Ranks 1st Among Airlines For Beer OfferingsCraft beer is hotter than ever, and now a number of airlines are hopping aboard the trend. A recent survey from TravelPulse.com ranked airlines by the type of beer they serve on domestic flights.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Releases Bottled Barrel Shifter PorterA seasonal favorite is returning to the taps at Tin Whiskers Brewery Co., and, for the first time ever, it will also be available in bottles! The St. Paul brewery is releasing its Barrel Shifter Porter for the first time in bottles on Monday, Dec. 21.
Tap Talk: Lake Monster Brewing In St. PaulAdd Lake Monster Brewing to the ever expanding list of brewery/taprooms in the Twin Cities!
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Craft Beer In MinnesotaIt seems like Minnesota is overflowing with independent craft breweries, each with their own unique spin on everyone's favorite sudsy substance. But this week, WCCO's Natalie Nyhus went in search of the best craft beer Minnesota has to offer.
Tap Talk: OMNI Brewing CompanyWith such a deep-seated rivalry it's hard to believe fans of the Badgers and Gophers could put aside their differences long enough to agree on anything to do with the game, even down to the choice of beer. But that's exactly what happened with Justin Walsh and Zack Ward.
DeRusha Eats: Striving For 'Farm To Pint' At Able SeedhouseYou know that Able Brewery is different from every other new craft beer brewery and taproom just by looking at one word above its northeast Minneapolis door: "Seedhouse."