MN Winners at the Great American Beer Festival

Congrats to Minneapolis Town Hall for taking home a Bronze medal for their beer, 1800, an English-style IPA. And even though it’s brewed in LaCrosse these days, Pig’s Eye Brewing LLC’s Pig’s Eye Lean Light Beer took Gold in the ...

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Oktoberfest & Other Monday Fun

Oktoberfest officially began at MNBeer.com at midnight at on Friday/Saturday. Of course the folks behind MNBeer didn’t have the good sense to consume any German beer, so you’ll have to forgive us. Instead, we opted to drink some English beer ...

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Brew into Books Fundraiser

Now this is cool… Don posted this on Northern Brewer’s Forum and I received his blessing to repost it at MNBeer… I thought I would throw out a general invite to the local homebrewers who might want to stop by ...

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Surly Update

Surly Brewing, the newest Minnesota brewery, sent out their second mailing, and in case you didn’t get it, here’s the lowdown… First and foremost, there’s a great article on the brewery in Minnesota Homebrewer’s Association newsletter, The Boiler. Unfortunately, Surly ...

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Barley John’s Oktoberfest Release Thursday

From Barley John’s e-mail list: That time of the year is upon us, colder weather, falling autumn leaves, hops ready to harvest on the vine, and yes, the beer that gets its own fest designation: oktoberfest. We brewed this malty ...

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