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Better Beer Society University’s Spring Semester Starts Tonight

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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Craft Cocktail: The AKA

Photos by James Eastman We often refer to bitters as the salt and pepper for your cocktails. So let’s add some über-literal seasoning to your … [Read more]

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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]

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 … [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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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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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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