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First Look of Badger Hill Brewing’s New Brewery

Before photos by Brian Kaufenberg After photos by Aaron Davidson When we last visited Badger Hill's new space in Shakopee, Minn., the trees lining … [Read more]

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Books & Beers: ‘Inappropriate Behavior: Stories’

Inappropriate Behavior is a free fall into the depths of debt, violence, and dishonesty with no rock bottom in sight. In one of the short … [Read more]

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Remembering Comedian and Actor Gus Lynch

Last week, the Twin Cities comedy community lost one of its most talented up-and-coming performers when Gus Lynch passed away while on vacation with … [Read more]

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The Mill: Santa Crawl, I AM ST PAUL!, and more

The Mill is ready for a long winter's nap. Imperial stouts, braised meats, gingersnap cookies—truly the most wonderful time of the year. What's on … [Read more]

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Destination Surly: From Groundbreaking to Grand Opening

Photos by Aaron Davidson It seems just a short year ago when Omar Ansari accepted the golden shovel from his father Naseem Ansari and plunged it into … [Read more]

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I AM…

Photos by Angie Zapata, A Little Starlette Photography The Twin Cities are a known center of fashion, music, food, and beer. But it’s really the … [Read more]

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Kind-of-a-Big-Deal Awards Winners 2014

We know you have been eagerly awaiting the results of our Kind-of-a-Big-Deal poll. We collected thousands of votes online in October and are excited … [Read more]

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Serial Drinking: The Journey, or the Destination?

By Michael Agnew, A Perfect Pint “I just reached an important milestone!” exclaimed my friend as I entered the room. Her enthusiasm made me ask the … [Read more]

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Destination Surly: From Groundbreaking to Grand Opening

Photos by Aaron Davidson It seems just a short year ago when Omar Ansari accepted the golden shovel from his father Naseem Ansari and plunged it into the vacant dirt lot that's now home to one of Minnesota's most ambitious craft brewery projects. … [Read more]

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Kind-of-a-Big-Deal Awards Winners 2014

We know you have been eagerly awaiting the results of our Kind-of-a-Big-Deal poll. We collected thousands of votes online in October and are excited to share the winners with you. Minnesota's growing craft beer scene would not be possible without the … [Read more]

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Homebrew Recipe: Motorboat Oatmeal Extra Stout

Do you have a personal end-of-autumn ritual? One of my seasonal markers is a fall trip to fly fish for steelhead with some old friends. Solitude, no cell reception, deep woods, the loud sound of flowing water, wolves and eagles, aurora at night, … [Read more]

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3 Lowertown Developments to Watch in 2015

Intrigued by Lowertown's renaissance? Here are three big developments to watch in 2015. 1. Custom House • 180 E. Kellogg Blvd The former Eugene McCarthy Post Office distributed the bulk of St. Paul’s mail for nearly 80 years. Now, the Union … [Read more]

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Starting New with Todd Haug of Surly Brewing Company

A lot has changed for Todd Haug and Surly Brewing over the years. Now Haug and Surly are starting new with the Destination Brewery in Minneapolis. By Brian Kaufenberg Photos by Aaron Davidson Name: Todd Haug Hometown: Minneapolis, … [Read more]

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