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.
Beer lovers from around the area made their way to Brooklyn Center Saturday for the sixth annual Darkness Day. The free event is put on by Surly Brewing Company to release their Russian imperial stout beer, Darkness. People from around the country camped out overnight to get their hands on the beer. Chris Bly came all the way from Indianapolis, Ind. to savor the stout. “It’s one of the best dark imperial stouts around,” Bly said. “Can’t-miss thing in the Midwest.”
The Fargo Brewing Co. has been selling its Wood Chipper India Pale Ale and other varieties of beer for more than two years, but the four native sons who founded the company unveiled something new Tuesday: their first homemade beer.
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.
An awakening giant industry is making a strong first showing at the Minnesota State Fair.
Minnesota craft beer will get a lot of exposure at this year’s State Fair. A new exhibit at the Fair is dedicated to Minnesota’s breweries, and a second exhibit is just for wine lovers.
The first St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Minnesota were in 1852 in St. Paul, and that tradition continues Saturday when many will be celebrating St. Paddy’s Day by drinking an Irish beer.
Craft beer has become a big business in the U.S., especially here in the Twin Cities, and there’s quite a buzz about a new craft beer in Minnesota.
I found myself surrounded by 3,000 craft-beer-crazed fans Saturday morning, all of them drinking like New Years Eve at 10 a.m.
If you haven’t noticed, there’s been an emergence of folks brewing beer in Minnesota, and this craft beer craze has catapulted smaller breweries into the mainstream.
Craft brew drinkers, rejoice! The Ball Park Café at the Minnesota State Fair is selling great craft beers — many of them from this very state.