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First Avenue at 45

A look at the club’s path to greatness and dedication to history First Avenue is one of the most recognizable buildings in Minneapolis, if not … [Read more]

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Fulton, Bachelor Farmer collaboration beer to be released Saturday

Lodestar Ale, Fulton Brewing Company’s latest limited-edition beer and its first collaboration with a non-brewery, will be released this Saturday at … [Read more]

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Summit announces Unchained Series Batch 19 – Make It So

Summit is boldly going where no brewery has gone before. Summit Brewing Company announced the release of the 19th installment in its Unchained … [Read more]

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All Pints North 2015 Recap

Four years since first appearing on the Minnesota beer festival scene, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s All Pints North Summer Brew Fest has grown … [Read more]

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Craft Culture: Blue Cat Motorcycle Repair

Photos by Aaron Davidson The garage doors are open at Blue Cat Motorcycle Repair, on Prior Avenue in St. Paul’s Midway district. The noise of … [Read more]

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Building better bikers: Quality Bicycle Products’ grand plan to bike-ify America

Photos by Aaron Davidson Many local bike businesses are as friendly to beer as breweries are to bikes. That’s certainly the case at Quality Bicycle … [Read more]

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‘Business incubator’ Kutzky Market to serve up art, beer & food in Rochester

What do a brewpub, coffee shop, commercial kitchen, pop-up restaurant, and nine spaces for artists to sell their works have in common? They'll all be … [Read more]

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Craft beer production up 16% in 2015

The Brewers Association confirmed this morning what we’ve all known for a while: There is a lot craft beer being consumed in the United States right … [Read more]

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Homebrew Recipe: La Granja Agave Azacca Saison

Agave tequilana is the plant responsible for pulque and tequila. It’s also an adjunct sugar source for this month’s recipe. In the interest of adjective-laden beer styles we’re going to undertake a non-traditional farmhouse ale populated by blue … [Read more]

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Style Profile: Foreign Extra Stout

Eyes closed, you lie in the sun listening to the waves lapping at the beach. Warm sand cradles you in form-fitting softness. The air is steamy, but a gentle breeze makes it bearable. The quiet buzz of other beachcombers lulls you into a hazy half … [Read more]

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Brewer profile: Kristen England of Bent Brewstillery

Located in a nondescript Roseville warehouse that’s more cinder-block drab than exposed-brick chic, Bent Brewstillery plays by its own rules. The brewery–distillery blends bare-bones warehouse vibes with shiny chrome and dark wood details, calling to … [Read more]

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Now Open (Or Damn Close): Forager Brewing Company

If you’re a landowner in southeast Minnesota, you may soon be getting a knock on your door from Austin Jevne. The head brewer at Rochester, Minnesota’s, soon-to-open brewpub, Forager Brewing Company, has a passion for incorporating wild, … [Read more]

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The Wide World of Beer with Stephen Beaumont: Kansas City

I'm going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come It may well be possible to visit Kansas City, Missouri, without making a special trip to the corner of 18th Street and Vine, a historic cradle of American jazz, but for me it was not. So, after … [Read more]

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Now Open (Or Damn Close): Rhombus Guys Brewing Company

From the start, Matt Winjum and Arron Hendricks have seen the world from a slightly different angle. In the early 2000s, when conventional wisdom said a college degree was necessary to get a job, the 18-year-old college freshmen decided to create … [Read more]

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