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Bev-Craft Seeks to Improve Minnesota Beer


Tim Nelson and Dave Hoops left Fitger’s Brewhouse over a year ago with hopes of improving the quality of Minnesota beer by starting a consulting business called Bev-Craft. A “think tank” is what they like to call it. Dave Hoops ...

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Noteworthy Beers from Autumn Brew Review 2016


With so many fantastic beers on display at the 16th annual Autumn Brew Review, it’s hard to choose favorites. Instead I’ve highlighted some that stood out. Here they are: Whiskey Queen from Indeed Brewing – A smooth Russian Imperial Stout ...

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Craft Beer Pioneer Summit Celebrating 30 Years


Thirty years ago Top Gun was all the rage. That was 1986, the same year that Summit Brewing opened its doors in an old building that used to sell truck parts on University Avenue in St. Paul. To say this ...

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Fair State Brewing Expanding


Nearing 1,000 members strong and a healthy demand for their beers, Fair State Brewing Coop has just signed a lease on a 40,000 square foot brewing space just a couple miles (2077 Ellis Avenue in St. Paul) from the taproom. ...

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