six pack Archive

  • Rob Shellman launched Better Beer Society earlier this year with two great events – - a brown-bag blind tasting and film screening/discussion panel about women in the beer industry. Later this month, you’ll have another chance to partake in another brown bag event at Butcher and Boar, which promises to […]

    Six Pack: Rob Shellman of Better Beer Society

    Rob Shellman launched Better Beer Society earlier this year with two great events – - a brown-bag blind tasting and film screening/discussion panel about women in the beer industry. Later this month, you’ll have another chance to partake in another brown bag event at Butcher and Boar, which promises to […]

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  • On the eve of the opening of the new Four Firkins Beer Store on 36th Street (Hoigaard Village) in St. Louis Park, we thought we’d share a few photos and our six pack interview with owner Jason Alvey. The store opens Monday morning & it’s beautiful. The new store has […]

    Six Pack: Jason Alvey, Four Firkins

    On the eve of the opening of the new Four Firkins Beer Store on 36th Street (Hoigaard Village) in St. Louis Park, we thought we’d share a few photos and our six pack interview with owner Jason Alvey. The store opens Monday morning & it’s beautiful. The new store has […]

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  • 1. Could you share a little background on your history with Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery, your time with Fitger’s Brewhouse, and for that matter, brewing beer in general (homebrew and/or professional)? I started homebrewing with my brother Dave in San Francisco. Neither of us knew what we were doing at […]

    Six Pack: Mike Hoops from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

    1. Could you share a little background on your history with Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery, your time with Fitger’s Brewhouse, and for that matter, brewing beer in general (homebrew and/or professional)? I started homebrewing with my brother Dave in San Francisco. Neither of us knew what we were doing at […]

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  • Could you share a little background on your history with Fitger’s Brewhouse, and for that matter, brewing beer in general (homebrew and/or professional)? In the mid eighties I got a job at a high-end liquor store that stocked about every microbrewery available at that time in the U.S. So at […]

    Six Pack: Dave Hoops from Fitger’s Brewhouse

    Could you share a little background on your history with Fitger’s Brewhouse, and for that matter, brewing beer in general (homebrew and/or professional)? In the mid eighties I got a job at a high-end liquor store that stocked about every microbrewery available at that time in the U.S. So at […]

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  • Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with the interesting people involved with Minnesota’s great beer. Our first victim is Doug Hoverson, author of Land of Amber Waters, the History of Brewing in Minnesota. We offered Doug a six-pack of questions and he graciously answered them! How long […]

    Six Pack: Doug Hoverson, Author of Land of Amber Waters

    Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with the interesting people involved with Minnesota’s great beer. Our first victim is Doug Hoverson, author of Land of Amber Waters, the History of Brewing in Minnesota. We offered Doug a six-pack of questions and he graciously answered them! How long […]

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