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  • Bent Brewstillery will be releasing their Lakeside Blonde on Thursday, July 17 at Digby’s Roseville from 6-8pm. This beer is their Nordic Blonde brewed with passion fruit, honey and guava to make a great summer beer. They’ll be pouring samples and talking all things beer and Brewstillery.

    Bent Brewstillery Lakeside Blonde Release

    Bent Brewstillery will be releasing their Lakeside Blonde on Thursday, July 17 at Digby’s Roseville from 6-8pm. This beer is their Nordic Blonde brewed with passion fruit, honey and guava to make a great summer beer. They’ll be pouring samples and talking all things beer and Brewstillery.

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  • First… The Red Stag Block Party is in it’s eighth year?! Wow. How did that happen? In any case, it’s back, once again with a fun music line-up, and of course the requisite good food & beer. Should be chock full of awesomesauce, right? “Wait Ron, there’s more…” and I […]

    Red Stag Block Party: In Cahoots

    First… The Red Stag Block Party is in it’s eighth year?! Wow. How did that happen? In any case, it’s back, once again with a fun music line-up, and of course the requisite good food & beer. Should be chock full of awesomesauce, right? “Wait Ron, there’s more…” and I […]

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  • Back in October of 2012, we reported that the parent company of Fitger’s Brewhouse had won a bid to purchase the historic Endion Station train depot in Canal Park. Today we’re excited to share that the Endion Station Public House will open in July! Endion Station Public House will feature […]

    Endion Station Public House to Open in July

    Back in October of 2012, we reported that the parent company of Fitger’s Brewhouse had won a bid to purchase the historic Endion Station train depot in Canal Park. Today we’re excited to share that the Endion Station Public House will open in July! Endion Station Public House will feature […]

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  • In celebration of the new Green Line, our friends at Summit are throwing down with a pub crawl of mass (transit) proportions. From 4-10pm on Saturday, hop a on board and join them in celebration of the first day of the new Green Line light rail route connecting St. Paul […]

    Off the Rails with Summit

    In celebration of the new Green Line, our friends at Summit are throwing down with a pub crawl of mass (transit) proportions. From 4-10pm on Saturday, hop a on board and join them in celebration of the first day of the new Green Line light rail route connecting St. Paul […]

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  • Blue Laws are old, outdated and really don’t reflect today’s consumers. As a kid growing up in west-central Minnesota, I was always surprised by the number of North Dakota plates we’d see at our puny mall on Sunday afternoons. Though I didn’t really understand it at the time, our neighbors […]

    St. Patrick’s Day Rally for Sunday Sales

    Blue Laws are old, outdated and really don’t reflect today’s consumers. As a kid growing up in west-central Minnesota, I was always surprised by the number of North Dakota plates we’d see at our puny mall on Sunday afternoons. Though I didn’t really understand it at the time, our neighbors […]

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  • The short version? Look for Summit Brewing Co.’s 15th Unchained beer, Fest Bier starting next week with a kickoff at Black Forest Inn on Monday the 10th at 5pm. Fest Bier is the first lager of the Unchained and draws inspiration from  Brewer Nate Siats love of German beer.“This beer […]

    Summit Unchained #15 Fest Bier Next Week

    The short version? Look for Summit Brewing Co.’s 15th Unchained beer, Fest Bier starting next week with a kickoff at Black Forest Inn on Monday the 10th at 5pm. Fest Bier is the first lager of the Unchained and draws inspiration from  Brewer Nate Siats love of German beer.“This beer […]

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  • March is almost here, and despite the waist-high snow in my front yard, I have hope for spring as spring seasonal beer releases start to take place. Indeed Brewing Company is helping to bring at least a small smile to my face with the release of their Let it Ride […]

    Indeed Let it Ride IPA Release Tuesday

    March is almost here, and despite the waist-high snow in my front yard, I have hope for spring as spring seasonal beer releases start to take place. Indeed Brewing Company is helping to bring at least a small smile to my face with the release of their Let it Ride […]

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  • What do you get when you throw three brewers known for their affinity for metal into a brewery, crank the stereo to eleven and let them do their thing? According to Surly Brewing Co.’s Todd Haug, the group was compelled to create “The most metal beer ever.” describing BLAKKR as […]

    None More BLAKKR

    What do you get when you throw three brewers known for their affinity for metal into a brewery, crank the stereo to eleven and let them do their thing? According to Surly Brewing Co.’s Todd Haug, the group was compelled to create “The most metal beer ever.” describing BLAKKR as […]

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  • I caught a little flack for dissing W. Axl Rose & the song “Patience” with Fulton’s last bottle release. I’ve yet to apologize (I’m more of a “Nighttrain” kind of guy.), but I’ll be much nicer with their latest release, War and Peace. A little secret? I’ve never read Russian […]

    Fulton War & Peace Release Saturday

    I caught a little flack for dissing W. Axl Rose & the song “Patience” with Fulton’s last bottle release. I’ve yet to apologize (I’m more of a “Nighttrain” kind of guy.), but I’ll be much nicer with their latest release, War and Peace. A little secret? I’ve never read Russian […]

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  • While Town Hall Brewery is getting a a little nip and tuck this season, their baby sister, Town Hall Lanes, will serve as host for the brewery’s annual Super Bowl Sunday Chili Cook-Off this year. $10 gets you a pint of Town Hall beer and access to a variety of […]

    Town Hall Lanes Chili Cook-Off Sunday

    While Town Hall Brewery is getting a a little nip and tuck this season, their baby sister, Town Hall Lanes, will serve as host for the brewery’s annual Super Bowl Sunday Chili Cook-Off this year. $10 gets you a pint of Town Hall beer and access to a variety of […]

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  • Our friends in Duluth have a black beer throwdown going on right now. Starting at noon today, the fine folks at Tycoon’s will be pouring sixteen different black beers today. From the sound of it, it’s not only the largest collection of black beers ever assembled in Duluth, but also […]

    Black Friday Throwdown in Duluth

    Our friends in Duluth have a black beer throwdown going on right now. Starting at noon today, the fine folks at Tycoon’s will be pouring sixteen different black beers today. From the sound of it, it’s not only the largest collection of black beers ever assembled in Duluth, but also […]

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  • For the sixth year running, The Blue Nile turns their taps over the dark side for one day, celebrating porters and stouts. Look for sample sets -  3 4-ounce pours for $7. Here’s the line-up this year: Surly Darkness Russian Imperial Stout Surly Cacao Bender (Coffee chocolate vanilla brown porter) […]

    StoutFest VI at The Blue Nile Saturday

    For the sixth year running, The Blue Nile turns their taps over the dark side for one day, celebrating porters and stouts. Look for sample sets -  3 4-ounce pours for $7. Here’s the line-up this year: Surly Darkness Russian Imperial Stout Surly Cacao Bender (Coffee chocolate vanilla brown porter) […]

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  • Starting at 8pm, Stub & Herbs will celebrate the eve of Surly Darkness day with a whole lotta’ Surly and a whole lotta’ dark beers. Here’s the list thus far, along with 5 minutes of Photoshop madness just because I love you. Surly: Darkness 2012 Darkness 2013 El Hefe Negro […]

    Darkness Eve at Stub and Herbs

    Starting at 8pm, Stub & Herbs will celebrate the eve of Surly Darkness day with a whole lotta’ Surly and a whole lotta’ dark beers. Here’s the list thus far, along with 5 minutes of Photoshop madness just because I love you. Surly: Darkness 2012 Darkness 2013 El Hefe Negro […]

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  • Head over to Stout’s Pub tonight from 7-9pm for a Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival presale party. They’ll have some great beer courtesy of Green Flash (Double Stout), Ballast Point (Big Eye IPA) and Wirtz Beverage as well as a firkin of Abita oak-aged Pecan Harvest ale and $5 wings and […]

    Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival Presale Party Tonight

    Head over to Stout’s Pub tonight from 7-9pm for a Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival presale party. They’ll have some great beer courtesy of Green Flash (Double Stout), Ballast Point (Big Eye IPA) and Wirtz Beverage as well as a firkin of Abita oak-aged Pecan Harvest ale and $5 wings and […]

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  • …and you don’t need tickets to celebrate. Hohenstein’s has come up with a huge list of specials and events. Check it out. ABR Week with Hohenstein’s (PDF)  

    It’s ABR Week…

    …and you don’t need tickets to celebrate. Hohenstein’s has come up with a huge list of specials and events. Check it out. ABR Week with Hohenstein’s (PDF)  

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