D4th of July & Surly #’Merica

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Before craft beer entered my life, there was punk rock. And one fine day in central Minnesota twenty (?!?!) years ago, Dillinger 4 entered my life. D4 played my hometown of Fergus Falls to a mixed crowd. By and large, none ...

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Fare Well My Firkin Friends

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Seven years ago, a small boutique beer-centered shop opened its doors in a nondescript strip mall in St. Louis Park. The strip is one that you’d probably ignore, filled with a couple of quiet storefronts, an auto shop and martial ...

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Schell’s Starkeller Peach

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Trip Fontaine, ‘The Virgin Suicides” – “Peach schnapps. Babes love it.” Peach is one of those flavors we sometimes associate with sticky sweet things like wine coolers and the aforementioned schnapps. This, my friends, is not cut from that mold. ...

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Tin Whiskers to Expand

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Very cool. Our friends at Tin Whiskers are celebrating their One Year Anniversary on Saturday, June 6th from 1-6pm. 1-2pm — Brewery Tour w/ Co-Founder Jeff Moriarty 2pm — Watts Wheat Wine Release! Receive a special edition glass w/ purchase ...

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Opens Friday 5/22 – The Brewer’s Table at Surly Brewing Co.

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Located in the upper level of the brewery, The Brewer’s Table, Surly’s fine-dining sibling to the Beer Hall & Restaurant, opens this Friday and offers patrons a more ambitious menu and more intimate setting than what is found downstairs. Creating ...

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First Sunday Growler Sales… Sunday… at Montgomery Brewing

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Great news from Montgomery, MN. Last night the City of Montgomery passed a provision to allow for Sunday growler sales. The city worked quickly and Montgomery Brewing Co. will be open for the state’s first Sunday growler sales this Sunday, ...

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Sunday Beer Baby Steps: Sunday Growler Sales

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Exciting news for craft beer in Minnesota – on Friday, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill that allows Sunday growler sales at breweries and brewpubs. While it’s not a full-on repeal of bans on Sunday sales, it’s a positive step ...

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Big Brew Day at Lucid Saturday

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Friends, Romans, homebrewers! Lend me your ears… er eyes. On Saturday, our friends at Lucid Brewing Co. will host a Big Brew Day celebration from 8am-5pm. Big Brew Day takes place around the country on the first Saturday in May ...

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Bauhaus at the Ballpark

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This video is an instant classic. Oh, and Bauhaus beers (Winderstuff & Sky Five) will be available at Target Field this year in section 116 (Twins Brews), 126 (Minnesota Brews) and 322 (also Minnesota Brews). They also plan to rotate ...

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612Brew Art Music & Beer

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612Brew has announced that their third annual Art, Music and Beer event as part of Northeast Minneapolis’ Art-A-Whirl. No surprise here, but the two-day event will include art, music, food and, duh… beer. Thirsty? 612 will be serving up 5 of its more ...

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Short Pour: Beer News Bites

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WCCO reports that Lakes & Legends Brewery is coming to Loring Park this summer. MPR reports that the Minnesota Dept of Public Safety predicts that the number of breweries in Minnesota will top 110 in 2015. In 2005, they reported ...

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Schell’s Stag Series No. 9

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The 9th beer in Schell’s Stag Series, is a nod to the 155 year old company’s 19th century brewing traditions. The limited edition offering is a dark lager aged in American whiskey barrels and stored in the brewery’s original lagering ...

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