Pryes Brewing building riverside brewery in Minneapolis

Two years after Pryes Brewing launched their first beer, Miraculum, the company announced it has found a permanent home for its brewery along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The company, which started as an alternating proprietor at Lucid Brewing’s Minnetonka facility and now at North Loop BrewCo in Minneapolis, aims to open their own space to the […]

Wander North debuts whiskey series made from Northeast craft beers

Wander North Distillery, maker of Outpost Vodka, is debuting a series of whiskies made from the beers of Northeast Minneapolis. Their Uncharted whiskies are made in collaboration with several breweries, and distilled from the distinctive malt bills of some iconic Northeast beers. “After the release of the Applejack we did in collaboration with Sociable Cider […]

North Loop BrewCo officially moves to the North Loop

The North Loop BrewCo alternating proprietorship has sailed out of Minnetonka. North Loop, formerly Lucid Brewing, has officially left their Minnetonka building where production and bottling took place from 2011–2016, prior to the opening of Inbound BrewCo this April. The building was part of an alternating proprietorship model where North Loop, Pryes Brewing Company, and […]

Rails & Ales: Light Rail Brewery Crawl is back

Rails & Ales: Light Rail Brewery Crawl is back for a third year, and now includes a dozen breweries, the organizer, GetKnit Events, announced via press release. The crawl takes place via Metro Transit’s Green Line Light Rail on Saturday, August 27, from 11am–6pm, and hits up the following breweries: Inbound BrewCo Modist Brewing Fulton Beer Day […]

Now Open: Inbound BrewCo

Just like their logo, Inbound BrewCo has planted their flag in Minneapolis and is officially moving in. Owned by North Loop BrewCo (formerly Lucid), Inbound is a new brand with new beers that will specialize in the taproom experience—something North Loop has been unable to do in their Minnetonka location for the past four years. […]

Lucid Brewing changing its name to North Loop BrewCo

A photo posted by Biermann (@ebiermann) on Dec 24, 2015 at 9:20am PST Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new information regarding the name change as of 1:40pm, Dec. 30, 2015. Initial reports that Lucid Brewing of Minnetonka is changing its name to North Loop BrewCo were confirmed by brewery co-owner Jon […]

Lucid co-owner on new Inbound brand, American Sky purchase

Lucid Brewing Company opened in 2011 on the cusp of the current craft-beer boom, but before passage of the “Surly Bill” allowed production breweries to have taprooms on site. As a result, they built their brand by establishing a large distribution footprint and a consistent stable of beers. Then everything changed. Today, post-Surly Bill breweries use […]