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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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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Friday 5ive: The Ice in Me

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No Foreigner. No Vanilla ice. Just five songs with references, however vague, to ice. Did you commute in and around Minnesota Thursday? Did it suck? These songs, in my book, do not. Enjoy!   Rock*A*Teens – Black Ice Hüsker Dü ...

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MNCBG Season Four Pack Tickets on Sale Today

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Today at noon is your first chance to get your hands on 2015 Winterfest, All Pints North and Autumn Brew Review tickets. All of these festivals sell out, but as you know Winterfest and Autumn Brew Review tickets disappear at ...

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Friday 5ive: 5ive Who Passed in 2014

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I’ve always enjoyed the “year in review” shows that find their way onto the tubs starting January 1st. Of particular interest has always been the list of people who have died over the course of the year. It’s not so ...

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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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Friday 5ive: The Thin White Flu, Instead

I had grand plans of seeing the David Bowie Is exhibit in Chicago this week before it closes January 4th, but life got in the way and I was stuck home with the flu. Here’s some Bowie covers to make up ...

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Friday 5ive: Winter’s Coming

The cold is settling in. Winterblot is at the Triple Rock on Saturday and Surly’s new facility opens today, so it would feel out of place today to feature anything but heavy metal from northern climates. Conveniently, Scandinavia is full ...

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Friday 5ive: Karaoke Gone Bad

I associate karaoke with this time of year. It’s the holidays – you’re gathering with family and friends but it’s dark, cold and you can only spend so much time with them before you need a break. This is where ...

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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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