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 ...

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Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest Tickets on Sale Today at Noon!

Today at noon you can buy tickets for the newest beer festival from the folks from Chop Liver, the people who have brought you the St. Paul Summer Beer Festival as well as other festivals in Rochester and Mankato. Needless ...

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Barley John’s to Build Brewery in Wisconsin

Nick Halter’s Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article (Barley John’s Brew Pub plans Wisconsin brewery) rolled across my screen and brought up some truly mixed emotions. Barley John’s hosted one of MNBeer’s early get-togethers and I’ve been drinking their beer and ...

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Big Wood Brewery Taproom Opens Friday

Big news! (Pun not intended, though timely.) White Bear Lake’s Big Wood Brewery will open their taproom to the public this Friday, February 7th. For their taproom, they tapped into the history of the area and their turn-of-the-century building. According ...

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Chop & Brew #19: NYC Homebrew Tour

In this episode of Chop & Brew, we hit the road from the Twin Cities to New York City for the NYC Homebrew Tour. The C&B crew join beer journalist Joshua M. Bernstein and dozens of beer tourists as they ...

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