misc. mn beer Archive

  • Little confession here… I like to read. Give me a comfortable chair and something from an author like London, Kerouac, Palahniuk or Eggers and I’m a happy camper. I also have a slight addiction to beer books, especially of the homebrewing persuasion. It it’s a halfway decent book, there’s a […]

    Great Books: Local Craft Beer in Print

    Little confession here… I like to read. Give me a comfortable chair and something from an author like London, Kerouac, Palahniuk or Eggers and I’m a happy camper. I also have a slight addiction to beer books, especially of the homebrewing persuasion. It it’s a halfway decent book, there’s a […]

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  • Hey St. Cloud, welcome to the party! Ohio’s Great Lakes Brewing Company is coming your way starting September 9th under the wings of  distributor Bernick’s Beverages & Vending. GLBC is currently in both Duluth and the Twin Cities and the company plans to roll out throughout Minnesota in due time. […]

    Great Lakes Brewing Hits St. Cloud in September

    Hey St. Cloud, welcome to the party! Ohio’s Great Lakes Brewing Company is coming your way starting September 9th under the wings of  distributor Bernick’s Beverages & Vending. GLBC is currently in both Duluth and the Twin Cities and the company plans to roll out throughout Minnesota in due time. […]

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  • Our friends at Limited Release Beer have a couple of new episodes for your viewing pleasure including Surly’s Darkness Day and The Bruery’s Black Tuesday. Check them out!

    Limited Release Beer

    Our friends at Limited Release Beer have a couple of new episodes for your viewing pleasure including Surly’s Darkness Day and The Bruery’s Black Tuesday. Check them out!

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  • Dubbed as “The Best Foodie Event in 2012” by Minnesota Monthly, The Heavy Table’s North Coast Nosh has become just that, featuring awesome breweries, cheesemakers, coffee roaster and more. Look for familiar local breweries such as Badger Hill, Fulton, Lucid, Indeed, Summit and other fine purveyors like Caves of Fairbault, […]

    North Coast Nosh VII

    Dubbed as “The Best Foodie Event in 2012” by Minnesota Monthly, The Heavy Table’s North Coast Nosh has become just that, featuring awesome breweries, cheesemakers, coffee roaster and more. Look for familiar local breweries such as Badger Hill, Fulton, Lucid, Indeed, Summit and other fine purveyors like Caves of Fairbault, […]

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  • Rob from Better Beer Society shot us a line to let us know that BBS is partnering with Uber, a new “on-demand” car service that just launched in the Twin Cities. Rob says he’s used it twice now, and that it’s “pretty badass and might change the way you look […]

    BBS, Uber & Free Rides

    Rob from Better Beer Society shot us a line to let us know that BBS is partnering with Uber, a new “on-demand” car service that just launched in the Twin Cities. Rob says he’s used it twice now, and that it’s “pretty badass and might change the way you look […]

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  • Have you checked out the web show, Limited Release? It’s a web series put together by a couple of Minnesotans (with some ex-pat help) dedicated to “the hunt for great rare beers and the events surrounding their release. Thus far, they have episodes on Three Floyds’ Dark Lord Day as […]

    Limited Release Beer

    Have you checked out the web show, Limited Release? It’s a web series put together by a couple of Minnesotans (with some ex-pat help) dedicated to “the hunt for great rare beers and the events surrounding their release. Thus far, they have episodes on Three Floyds’ Dark Lord Day as […]

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  • As we’ve been threatening, we’re just about ready to throw the switch on an update to MNBeer.com’s layout. It probably won’t blow you away, per se, but it will allow us to organize information a little differently, and enable us add a few minor features to the site. I’m sure […]

    What’s Going on at MNBeer?

    As we’ve been threatening, we’re just about ready to throw the switch on an update to MNBeer.com’s layout. It probably won’t blow you away, per se, but it will allow us to organize information a little differently, and enable us add a few minor features to the site. I’m sure […]

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  • One of many little projects I’ve been working on behind the scenes is an aggregator for blogs that focus on beer in Minnesota. A few years ago, we had a meeting of Minnesota beer bloggers and I promised myself I’d make it an aggregator happen. I knew I could do […]

    Minnesota Beer Blog Aggregator

    One of many little projects I’ve been working on behind the scenes is an aggregator for blogs that focus on beer in Minnesota. A few years ago, we had a meeting of Minnesota beer bloggers and I promised myself I’d make it an aggregator happen. I knew I could do […]

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  • Are you planning on joining us Saturday for the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest? Follow this link (pdf) and drool over the weekend’s beers a few days early. Note that at the time of publication, not every brewery had all of their information in, and as with any good beer […]

    St. Paul Summer Beer Fest Program Available

    Are you planning on joining us Saturday for the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest? Follow this link (pdf) and drool over the weekend’s beers a few days early. Note that at the time of publication, not every brewery had all of their information in, and as with any good beer […]

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  • Tonight’s a busy night for beer. Take your pick… or hit all three! 1. The Beer Dabbler is having a Ticket Presale Party at Tiffany’s in St. Paul. You can buy your tickets for The Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities’ Pride Fest in Minneapolis (June 22nd) and/or The Beer Dabbler […]

    Whatcha’ Doing Tonight?

    Tonight’s a busy night for beer. Take your pick… or hit all three! 1. The Beer Dabbler is having a Ticket Presale Party at Tiffany’s in St. Paul. You can buy your tickets for The Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities’ Pride Fest in Minneapolis (June 22nd) and/or The Beer Dabbler […]

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  • We received word of this a few weeks ago, but just got confirmation today from a Minnesota Twins source: While Anheuser-Busch remains the official beer partner of the Minnesota Twins, the Twins have expanded their selection of local craft beers. Brews from Surly, Fulton, Summit, Finnegans, and Schell’s will be […]

    Confirmed: Surly & Fulton Join Minnesota Twins Craft Beer Lineup

    We received word of this a few weeks ago, but just got confirmation today from a Minnesota Twins source: While Anheuser-Busch remains the official beer partner of the Minnesota Twins, the Twins have expanded their selection of local craft beers. Brews from Surly, Fulton, Summit, Finnegans, and Schell’s will be […]

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  • Get a “Sneak Peak” into Third Street Brewhouse this Friday, March 2nd at the Boulder Tap House in St. Cloud. Be one of the first to try the upcoming offerings from Third Street Brewhouse! Get yourself acquainted with a ‘Bitter Neighbor’ as you ‘Rise to the Top’ in the search […]

    Third Street Brewhouse – Special Tapping!

    Get a “Sneak Peak” into Third Street Brewhouse this Friday, March 2nd at the Boulder Tap House in St. Cloud. Be one of the first to try the upcoming offerings from Third Street Brewhouse! Get yourself acquainted with a ‘Bitter Neighbor’ as you ‘Rise to the Top’ in the search […]

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  • Max Sparber over at MinnPost has a nice piece on the Hamm’s bear, Schmaltz Hero: The Story of the Hamm’s Beer Bear. At my first “real” job, I worked with a guy who had a hand in creating the bear back in the day. And although I’m not sure whether […]

    Max Sparber on the Hamm’s Beer Bear

    Max Sparber over at MinnPost has a nice piece on the Hamm’s bear, Schmaltz Hero: The Story of the Hamm’s Beer Bear. At my first “real” job, I worked with a guy who had a hand in creating the bear back in the day. And although I’m not sure whether […]

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  • Beer Geek Wanted We are hiring a part-time beer specialist–is it you? Hmmmm … let’s see … 1) Can work Fridays and Saturdays and over the winter holiday season 2) Wants to work part-time (20 hours a week) 3) Can start soon and envisions staying on (this is not temporary […]

    The Ale Jail is Hiring!

    Beer Geek Wanted We are hiring a part-time beer specialist–is it you? Hmmmm … let’s see … 1) Can work Fridays and Saturdays and over the winter holiday season 2) Wants to work part-time (20 hours a week) 3) Can start soon and envisions staying on (this is not temporary […]

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  • Check out the latest from our good friends at Brewing TV! Brewing TV – Episode 34: Decoction Day from Brewing TV on Vimeo. Original Postdate: April 8, 2011 Features: - Double Decoction Brew Session - Tasting Notes - Snowball Fight! Back to the garage! Join Chip and Dawson for another […]

    Brewing TV #34: Decoction Day

    Check out the latest from our good friends at Brewing TV! Brewing TV – Episode 34: Decoction Day from Brewing TV on Vimeo. Original Postdate: April 8, 2011 Features: - Double Decoction Brew Session - Tasting Notes - Snowball Fight! Back to the garage! Join Chip and Dawson for another […]

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