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Sunday Beer Baby Steps: Sunday Growler Sales

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Exciting news for craft beer in Minnesota – on Friday, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill that allows Sunday growler sales at breweries and brewpubs. While it’s not a full-on repeal of bans on Sunday sales, it’s a positive step ...

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Northern Lights Rare Beer Festival Saturday

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As of last night, tickets were still available for the Northern Lights Rare Beer Festival. And though the ticket price is decidedly steep, this is a festival that should make every beer nerd get a little giddy. For the uninitiated, ...

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Town Hall Barrel Aged Week

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Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery’s Barrel-Aged Week begins today with the release of one of my personal favorites, Manhattan Reserve. Last year brewer Mike Hoops described this beer as an homage to a homemade dirty Manhattan. The beer is a Belgian ...

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Day Block Brewing 1 Year Anniversary Starts Today

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Day Block Brewing Co. is turning 1 and they’re not f#%&ing around! They’ve planned five days of festivities with beer releases, prizes, music, bacon flights, pickle flights, Hot Scotchies and more. Beer releases: Coffee Porter, Black IPA, Imperial Stouts and ...

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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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New Brewpub: Gun Flint Tavern & Brewpub Grand Opening Friday

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If you’ve been to Grand Marais and/or up the Gulflint Trail, you’ve probably made a stop at the Gun Flint Tavern to quench your thirst with some great beers. If you haven’t visited, suffice to say that the Gun Flint ...

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Congrats Minnesota GABF Winners!

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This year Minnesota breweries took home six medals from the Great American Beer Festival. The GABF, organized by the Brewers Association, is the largest commercial beer competition in the world. Winning at GABF is a tremendous honor and our local ...

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Minneapolis Town Hall Nordeast

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Fun news from The Journal – the former site of Little Jack’s in Northeast Minneapolis is going to be redeveloped into housing, and more importantly, a new project from the folks behind Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery. Located at 201 NE ...

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Endion Station Public House Opens Friday

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If you should find yourself in Duluth on Friday at around 3pm, do yourself a favor and check out the latest project from our friends from Fitger’s Brewhouse, Endion Station Public House in Canal Park. This will be the first ...

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Taste of Eat Local

Eat Local, formerly the Twin Cities Originals, will open doors to the Taste of Eat Local event on Thursday, July 24, at TCF Bank Stadium for a culinary tour of favorite local dishes and new flavors from member restaurants. The event offers 13 ...

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Crafted to Last: Dave Okar Interview

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Crafted to Last Minnesota Beer Blossoms is a long format documentary from Minneapolis film maker Dave Okar. Okar began to document the boom in February 2012, eventually recording at 16 breweries across the state. In the film, people from all ...

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Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival

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Would you like to get away this summer? If you’re like me, I’m ready to shake loose of the city and head north for some great beer with fun people in a super-relaxed environment. Here’s one option – the Hopped ...

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10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer Week returns on May 5-11

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To celebrate Minnesota’s nationally recognized craft beer community, from May 5-11, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild presents 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer, a week packed with more than 80 member events, from Minnesota tap takeovers on the North Shore to special firkin tappings ...

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Town Hall Blessing of the Maibock Saturday

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It’s Maibock season and Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery likes to do things right… Once again, they’ve invited Episcopal priest, Father Aron Kramer (Vicar at St. Andrew’s By the Lake) to will perform a short blessing over the beer at each ...

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