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Ryan Anderson (that's me!) is the editor & founder of MNBeer. Much has changed since the fall of 2005 and I'm proud to have been a part of it all. Sometime I'll tell you about my grand theory that links craft brewing to punk rock. Just ask.

Blutpakt‬.

blutpakt

Are the folks from Surly and Dangerous Man starting a death metal band? Today they both posted about a “Blutpakt‬…” Further research suggests a potential (surprise, right?) collaboration beer of the same name. Gross, eh? Here’s another hint. A little ...

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Historic Yoerg Brewing to Make a Comeback

Yoerg Delivery Wagon new

If you know a bit about Minnesota’s beer history, no doubt you’re familiar with Minnesota’s first brewery, The Yoerg Brewing Company. Yoerg was founded in 1848 on the bluffs of what is now Ohio Street in St. Paul. As is ...

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Fair State Celebration

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In case you hadn’t heard, several Minnesota breweries were honored by RateBeer recently. The list includes the likes of Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery and Surly Brewing Co. Fair State had the distinction of beating out over ...

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