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Surly Doomtree Cans Debut This Week at The Depot

Tomorrow will be your very first chance to get your hands on a can of Surly Brewing Company's collaboration beer with local hip hop collective … [Read more]

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Better Beer Society University’s Spring Semester Begins This March

Craft beer is serious business. The impact of craft beer on the economy and culture of the Twin Cities has developed expeditiously over the past … [Read more]

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Winterfest 2015 and Beyond: What’s On Tap at the Minnesota Brewers Guild

From a new executive director to a new format for the perennially popular Winterfest, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild has big plans for … [Read more]

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MN Brewery Running Series Announces 2015 Schedule

Out of the dozens of serious and casual runners in my group of friends, there's something I've noticed they have in common—every one of them loves … [Read more]

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Brewer Profile: Niko Tonks of Fair State Brewing Cooperative

Fair State Brewing Cooperative's head brewer gives us a fair hearing.  Photos by Aaron Davidson Name: Niko Tonks Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine Works … [Read more]

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The Wooden Age: An Era of Barrel-aged Beer in Minnesota

Barrel aged beer is a big deal in the world of craft beer these days. It’s also unpredictable, time-consuming to make, and getting more expensive as … [Read more]

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National Treasures: Touring America’s National Parks on a Beer Adventure

50campfires is the camping authority with camping tips, recipes, gear reviews & more! Visit for more content about the great … [Read more]

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In The Loop: Red Cow Restaurant and Bar

By John Garland Photos by Daniel Murphy In just two years, Luke Shimp has grown a simple burger concept into a bona fide powerhouse chain. But how … [Read more]

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Now Open: Beaver Island Brewing

UPDATE: Beaver Island Brewing opened the doors to its taproom on February 21st at 4pm. It seems just a short few months ago that Beaver Island Brewing announced they would soon be opening a new brewery in St. Cloud, Minnesota—because in fact it … [Read more]

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Domestic Flights: Musings from the Airport Bar

I’m nursing a $10 beer in a bar called Beers of the World at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. My flight home to Minneapolis is delayed at least half an hour as storms move in from the southwest. I’ve already had one $10 beer, but what else is … [Read more]

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Brewer Profile: Niko Tonks of Fair State Brewing Cooperative

Fair State Brewing Cooperative's head brewer gives us a fair hearing.  Photos by Aaron Davidson Name: Niko Tonks Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine Works at: Fair State Brewing Cooperative Turn-Ons: Fermentation. Turn-Offs: Christmas music. … [Read more]

Winterfest 2014 at the Union Depot // Photo by JaneCrane Photography

Winterfest 2015 and Beyond: What’s On Tap at the Minnesota Brewers Guild

From a new executive director to a new format for the perennially popular Winterfest, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild has big plans for 2015. Winterfest, the 14th annual celebration of all things Minnesota beer, has a different look and feel … [Read more]

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MN Brewery Running Series Announces 2015 Schedule

Out of the dozens of serious and casual runners in my group of friends, there's something I've noticed they have in common—every one of them loves beer. It may be coincidence, but with scientific studies pointing to beer as a superior post-run … [Read more]

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