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Rush River Taproom To Open May 1

With its humble beginnings more than 10 years ago in a converted pole barn in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, Rush River Brewing Company is opening a taproom … [Read more]

Hopped Up Caribou

Head North: Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival

The northernmost beer festival in Minnesota is returning to Caribou Highlands Lodge on Lutsen Mountain, July 10 and 11. Organizers of the Hopped Up … [Read more]

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The Caves of Casanova: A Legacy of Beer in Hudson, Wisconsin

This Saturday marks the 7th Annual Casanova Cave Beer Fest in Hudson, Wisc., but the caves where the festival is held are much, much older with deep … [Read more]


Homegrown Hempen Ale Returns to Fitger’s Brewhouse

The Homegrown Music Festival is returning to the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis., April 26 – May 3 and along with it comes the return … [Read more]

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AHA Big Brew Events in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa

At a fundamental level, beer has always been about bringing people together. Whether you're brewing it or drinking it (or both), there's a good chance … [Read more]

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The State of Craft Beer: 5 Things to Watch in 2015

The Brewers Association’s (BA) annual Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) & BrewExpo America wrapped up last week in Portland. The conference brought … [Read more]

Hayes Public Expansion

Hayes’ Public House Expanding

Less than two years after becoming Buffalo, Minnesota’s, first-ever brewery, Hayes' Public House is making news again: Their beloved brews will soon … [Read more]


10 Questions for The Current at 10 Years

Photos by Aaron Davidson When 89.3 The Current hit the airwaves at 9:01am on Jan. 24, 2005 to the beat of Atmosphere’s “Say Shh,” nothing was a sure … [Read more]

Thirsty Pagan Brewing Company's Allyson Rolph was one of ten

Wisconsin’s Women Brewers Create Common Thread for Madison Craft Beer Week

Beer is to Wisconsin is what air is to human beings. Ever since Monroe Brewery (now Minhas Brewery) opened in Monroe, Wisconsin, in 1845, beer has had a home in the state and been loved by the residents—and tourists, and college students, and … [Read more]


Earth Day and Beer: A Perfect Pairing

From its humble beginnings in Egypt and Mesopotamia in the fifth century BC to today's thriving craft movement, beer has always been linked to the environment in which it's made. One Minnesota brewery that's cognizant of this link is Third Street … [Read more]

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Mighty Axe Hops Releases Free Minnesota Hops Grower’s Guide

Growing hops can be a treacherous journey filled with scary-sounding pitfalls like nutrient deficiencies, spider mites and downey mildew. Done right, however, even the backyard hop grower can yield bountiful bines of fresh, hoppy goodness. The … [Read more]

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Summit Celebrates Completion of Expansion Project

On Friday, craft beer pioneers Summit Brewing Company celebrated the official completion of a multi-year expansion project that includes space for its canning line, administrative and sales offices, and an industry training room for wholesaler and … [Read more]

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Dangerous Man and Electric Fetus Collaborate to Create Record Store Day Beer

Music and beer collaborations are nothing new, from Dogfish Head’s interpretation of Miles Davis’ experimental album Bitches Brew to create an ale by the same name, to the recent teaming of Surly Brewing Company and hip-hop collective Doomtree to … [Read more]