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How to Properly Store Homebrewing Ingredients and Supplies [Infographic]

Over the past few years, home brewing has become a popular hobby as beer lovers everywhere are trying their hands at creating their own signature … [Read more]

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The Nomad World Pub Turns 10

The Nomad World Pub on Minneapolis' West Bank has a special place in our hearts. Seldom does a place elicit such strong feelings of love and hate … [Read more]

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Bent Brewstillery Celebrates One Year in Business with Release of Cans

It was just over a year ago that Pour Decisions shuttered their taproom and an ominous online statement notified the Minnesota beer community that the … [Read more]

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Brooks High brings a new take on Beer Battered Fish

It was a nail biter for Brett Drake and Pete Toft, but Brooks High Beer Battered hit their Kickstarter goal with roughly 24 hours to spare. With … [Read more]

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Straight from the Source: Sisyphus Brewing

Photos by Doug Hoverson The architecturally-minded drinker might think there was something a bit unusual about both the taproom and the brewhouse at … [Read more]

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Slay to Gourmet: Venison

Story and Slay photos by Jon Wipfli Gourmet Photos by Matt Lien Driving through the silo-dotted Wisconsin landscape in the fall and early winter … [Read more]

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Homebrew Recipe: Wheaty Brown

Illustration by David Witt Poor, unloved brown ale. It’s not IPA, so almost by default nobody cares. It doesn’t have the cultural cachet of Irish … [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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Now Open (or Damn Close): 56 Brewing

A simple Twitter post from NorthGate Brewing this past summer announcing their plans to expand in a new location was the spark that lit the fire for husband and wife Kale and Kerry Johnson. Kale, a professional engineer and five-year homebrewer, … [Read more]

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Cans and Growlers meet in The Crowler

Cans have taken over as the craft beer container of choice. So it makes sense that the can craze should extend that into taproom takeaways in place of those cumbersome 64 oz. glass jugs. Enter the can growler, or Crowler. It’s not the death of the … [Read more]

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Homebrew Recipe: Märzenbier

If you’ll indulge me in a bit of autobiography: Oktoberfest (the lager style, not the party) was one of the reasons I started brewing. Its clarity in the glass and the bright purity of its flavor seemed so alchemical to a brewer of 5-gallon batches … [Read more]

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Straight from the Source: Sisyphus Brewing

Photos by Doug Hoverson The architecturally-minded drinker might think there was something a bit unusual about both the taproom and the brewhouse at Sisyphus Brewing in the Loring Park neighborhood. It’s not the exposed brick, or the large … [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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