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."
Tap Talk : Able Seedhouse And BreweryBrewers and drinkers alike know that by simply changing the yeast from American to European alters the flavor greatly. So, what happens what you alter the grains? And, more specifically, what happens when you use Midwest grains. Are we able to taste a difference?
Best Fall Craft Beers In MinnesotaFind five sweeter, smoother ales bursting with flavor this fall.
Tap Talk: Dangerous Man"Mommy, mommy! There's a dangerous man in the house!" And with those words a brewery was born. Well, okay, it wasn't quite that easy.
Tap Talk: Duluth Named No. 5 Beer Town In U.S. For OktoberfestZiggy zaggy! Duluth has been nationally-recognized as one of the best towns to celebrate Oktoberfest – outside of Germany, of course.
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: Tin Whiskers Releases New Pumpkin AleNot to be outdone by Starbucks, St. Paul's Tin Whiskers will be introducing their new pumpkin-inspired brew.
Tap Talk: Brew Ride Launches Inaugural Bike EventFor anyone that lives, works, shops, drives or even just sets foot in Minneapolis, it's clear there is a strong cyclist culture. So, it's a bit surprising that with the rising of Minnesota's craft beer movement there has never before been an organized ride. Especially in Northeast, an area that could be considered the epicenter for both beer and bikes.
Tap Talk: For The 1st Time, Brewpubs Sharing Beer At MN State FairBeyond the new food every year, there's another new first this year at the fair: more beer! A new law that passed earlier this year means there will be more brews to try at the 'Land of 10,000 Beers Craft Beer Hall'!
Tap Talk: Bad Weather Brewing CompanyWeather is a major part of conversation and everyday life here. So it makes sense that a Minnesota brewery would find inspiration in the exact elements that can determine how their brewing may go. Enter Bad Weather Brewing Company.