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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.

Autumn Brew Review Saturday

…and there are still tickets. You should go. The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild consistently puts on some of the best festivals in the state. Not so long ago, this festival would sell out immediately, so if you’re riding the fence, ...

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The Land of 10,000 Beers (and more)

In case you live under a rock, the Minnesota State Fair starts today in St. Paul. Years ago, I had an office on Energy Park Drive and always cringed as the Fair approached. We usually had a flood of last ...

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All Pints North Suggestions

All Pints North is Saturday! It’s one of our very favorite festivals for a number of reasons, some of which don’t even involve beer. For me, Duluth holds some amazing memories. My grandpa was a salesman (Glad bags, Old Spice, ...

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Summit Unchained 25, Vienna Lager

Summit has announce the release of another Unchained Series beer today. The 25th beer in the series will be a Vienna-Style lager, conceived by brewer Tom Mondor who also devised the 17th beer in the series, Fresh Harvest IPA. Three ...

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