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.
From Pretzel To Apple Pi: Strange Brews At The Minnesota State FairThe craft beer scene is booming in Minnesota, so it only makes sense that it's represented at the State Fair.
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'!
4 Your Pets: 'Pints For Pups' At Stanley’s NE Bar RoomWCCO's Rachel Slavik brought viewers to the highly dog-friendly patio at Stanley's Northeast Bar Room back in June. They have a menu just for pooches -- including "mutt" loaf -- and they have a daily "Yappy Hour" … so calling it "highly dog-friendly" may not be strong enough.
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.
New Restaurants, Shops Could Soon Be Coming To MSPPassengers traveling through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could soon have new food and shopping choices.
Tap Talk: Enki BrewingThere's a common idea that things get better with age. It's true with red wine. It's true with bourbons. And, it's true with breweries. In 2013, 33 years after its founders met, Enki Brewing was officially open for business.
Vikings: MillerCoors Named Founding Partner Of US Bank StadiumThe Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that MillerCoors has been named the founding partner of the new U.S. Bank Stadium and will continue to be the official beer partner of the team.
Liquor Price War Means Cheap Booze In Twin CitiesSince Total Wine stores entered the Twin Cities market, full out price wars have been underway in the local beer, wine and liquor markets.
Pabst Brewing To Return To Milwaukee With New BreweryPabst Brewing Co. is returning home to Milwaukee. The Los Angeles-based beer company said Wednesday it will open a new brewery on the site of its original Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee.
Drink, Dash And Donate With The MN Brewery Running SeriesFor many runners, it's the sense of accomplishment that they get as they cross the finish line keeps them going. For the rest of us, it's the beer.
St. Paul Taproom Offering Unlimited Beer For $1KHow much is it worth it to you to have an unlimited supply of beer for the rest of your life? How about one grand?
Paulsen Pushing For Tax Cut For Craft BreweriesOn the first Sunday breweries in Minneapolis could sell growlers beer, Rep. Eric Paulsen appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning, saying he wants an excise tax cut for small breweries.
Tap Talk: Maple Island BrewingFrom 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.
The Lowry Mixes Up Summer Beer CocktailsWith summer kicking into high gear, we thought it would be fun to mix up some summer beer cocktails on the 'CCO Rooftop. Stephanie Shimp from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company and bartender Colin Weaver from The Lowry visited WCCO Mid-Morning with some recipes.