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Wabasha Brewing Co. is Open

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Wabasha Brewing Company momentarily took the seat designated as “Minnesota’s newest brewery” yesterday, pouring pints for thirsty craft beer fans in St. Paul. Starting as an idea “eight beers in” (or thereabouts), the guys from Wabasha are offering up four ...

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Surly Doomtree Cans Debut Today

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Fans of Surly and/or Doomtree take note: Surly Doomtree cans will be available for the first time in Minnesota later today at The Depot Tavern as part of Doomtree’s First Avenue pre-party event. If you were fortunate enough to get ...

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#MNCleanPint 2015

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Ladies and gentlemen, fire up your beer glasses and your smartphones and get your hashtags ready! February 1st us upon us and that means you’ll see #MNCleanPint tagged across the social media spectrum. And what, you ask, is all the ...

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Summit Hopvale Organic Ale

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Mark your calendars for April… today Summit announced a new year-round certified organic ale, Hopvale Organic Ale. They’re referring to it as a hoppy sessionable ale (4.7% abv) breed with organic malts, hops and lemon peel. They have my attention! ...

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Leech Lake Brewing is Closing

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Sad news from the Walker, Minnesota area. According to their Facebook page, Leech Lake Brewing Company wasn’t able to get the investors needed to expand the brewery, so they’ve decided to liquidate. As you’ve no-doubt assumed, the $1000 limitless growler ...

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Coming Soon: Bauhaus Brewlabs Über Düber

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Bauhaus Brew Labs is coming at you with another winter seasonal offering – Über Düber. Über Düber is described as a “hoppy bock.” This beer is loosely based on a traditional German bock, albeit hopped up a bit. They’re added ...

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On Tap: Fulton Insurrection IIPA

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Here’s one to watch for… Fulton Insurrection has returned. They haven’t brewed it for a couple of years and you’ve never been able to get it in 12 oz. bottles until now. This beer features over 3 pounds of Nelson ...

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Drink Up: Schell’s Dawn of Aurora

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What was your favorite Minnesota beer series of 2014? Noble Star? Summit’s Union or Unchained Series? Though there were certainly no losers this year, Schell’s Noble Star Series was probably my favorite with a solid set of Berliner Weisse offerings ...

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2014: A Great Year of #MNBeer

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2014 was a busy year for beer. So busy, in fact, that I second guess myself as I sit down to write this… did I forget anything? Let’s hope not. It was a banner year for new breweries and a ...

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Badger Hill Brewing Open in Shakopee

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Coming in as what could very well be the last brewery to open in 2014, Badger Hill Brewing Co. in Shakopee is now open for business! Though their official grand opening will be in January, current posted hours are 3-10 ...

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URSA Black IPA Release Today at Fulton’s Taproom

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Our friends at Fulton are releasing their Black IPA, URSA, today in their taproom. The beer was made with locally grown hops from Mighty Axe Hops. Today starting at 5pm, stop in for the special tapping  Ben, Brian and Eric ...

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