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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.

Barrel Aged Darkness Cometh

A 12% ABV Russian Imperial Stout wasn’t enough for you, was it? Nope. You wanted a barrel-aged monster, ripe with oaky rye whiskey notes and a big of bling on the bottle, right? We know you. We do. Hang on ...

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Insight is Going Solar!

Great news from our friends at Insight Brewing Company: in 2017, Insight will become Minnesota’s first brewery to offset 120% of its energy usage with solar power. The brewery is partnering with Innovative Power Systems to build a community solar ...

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Beer Smarts with Paige Didora at Modist

Modist Brewing is all about changing the way people think about beer, and it starts with education. Their plan is coming to fruition with a six part series taught by Paige Didora. After years of working in the industry and ...

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