Now Open: BlackStack Brewing

For the Johnson family of St. Paul, it’s always been about the beer. In the 1990s, Scott Johnson owned All Saints Brands, Inc., a distribution company that helped bring European classics like La Trappe, Tripel Karmeliet, and Pauwel Kwak to Minnesota. Johnson eventually got out of that business, but he’s always loved beer. It’s a passion […]

Bob DuVernois to step down as head brewer at Excelsior

Excelsior Brewing announced in its Friday, October 31st newsletter that head brewer Bob DuVernois will be “hanging up his EBC spurs in the middle of November” to take some time off and determine what he’d like to pursue as his next adventure. Bob DuVernois has been an abiding figure in Minnesota’s brewing scene since his […]