Friday 5ive: MNBeer Musicians

I’m coming off of a looooong Thursday and Friday setting up an event for my day gig, so we’ll keep this brief. My original intention was to throw together a craft beer supergroup, but I just wasn’t happy with how ...

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Summit Union Series: 3x Mild Ale


The latest beer in Summit’s Union Series will be called 3X Mild. This is brewer Damian McConn’s take on the Mild ales of 19th century England, brewed with a new American base malt, an experimental hop variety and a traditional ...

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Beer Dabbler Store 2nd Anniversary Sale


The Beer Dabbler Store celebrated its 2nd Anniversary in September, and now they’re hosting a tent sale to celebrate! Coinciding with the St. Paul Art Crawl, and held at our store just down the road from the Schmidt Brewery, the Tent ...

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Congrats Minnesota GABF Winners!


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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Friday 5ive


Let’s give this a whirl… Long before I was a fan of great local beer, I loved music. From the very first item in my collection (Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” cassette) to the last, I’ve had a deep connection with music. ...

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Surly Devil’s Work Porter

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On Wednesday at the Triple Rock Social Club, Surly Brewing Co. debuts a new draft-only beer, The Devil’s Work Porter in honor of the UK’s Uncle Acid and the deadbeats who play their first ever show in Minnesota that evening. The ...

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Fargo Brewing Expanding into The Twin Cities & SE MN


Hot off the presses, Fargo Brewing Co. is expanding into the Twin Cities this week with the help of Hohenstein’s as a distribution partner. If you’ve yet to check them out, here’s your chance! Fargo Brewing Company Expands to Minneapolis/St. ...

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ABR Week Events


True to form, the fine folks from Hohenstein’s have amassed a great week of events leading up to Autumn Brew Review. So much going on… click here for the PDF.

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Surlyfest Saturday


If I have any computer skills whatsoever, it would appear that tickets to Surlyfest on Saturday are still available. The event runs from 2pm – 6:17pm. A $40 ticket gets you a commemorative half-liter SurlyFest stein and 4 beer tickets. ...

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A Few New Chop & Brew

We’ve fallen a bit behind on posting new Chop & Brew episodes — so here’s a quick update for the homebrewers out there! Episode 28 “AHA Wort Rally Beer Tasting Notes” features a taste panel on four very different beers ...

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Brews and Canoes: Beer Tasting and Awards Celebration

What are you doing Wednesday?  Consider checking out Brews and Canoes at Aria in Minneapolis. Tickets are $30 in advanced and $40 at the door. Join the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Chowgirls Catering, and nine great breweries for ...

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