Happy Gnome Beer Dinner

The Merchant du Vin beer dinner is tomorrow (Tuesday) night at The Happy Gnome. Five courses, six beers and fun people will make for a great time and it can all be yours for just $50 per person. We’ll even ...

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Winterfest Wrap-up

The audience chose beers from Great Waters and Barley Johns as winners. MN Beer friends Cassie and Luke. More MN Beer pals, Cory, Carrie and my lovely partner in crime, Dawn. And of course, your host, Ryan and MN Beer ...

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Winterfest Countdown… Surly Photos

I don’t know about you, but my friends and I are gearing up for Saturday’s Winterfest in St. Paul. We were lucky to get tickets and we plan on enjoying it thoroughly. I’m crossing my fingers in hopes that perhaps ...

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Surly Brewed Their First Beer!

From their website: We brewed our first batch of beer yesterday, Friday December 30th! Congrats to Shannon McWhite, she wins the $100 of Surly Brewing merchandise, her guess was closest 12/29. We should have beer in bars and restaurants in ...

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New(-ish) Beer at Barley John’s, Grand Reserve

This isn’t exactly new, as I’ve had it listed since before Christmas, but it seems worthwhile to mention that Barley John’s has Grand Reserve on tap. Here’s their description: Grand Reserve (6.4% abv): A velvety smooth winter beer. The Grand ...

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