Now Open: Roundhouse Brewery’s new Nisswa location

Roundhouse Brewery has been brewing beer in Brainerd since April 2016, but a move last summer saw the railroad-themed brewery chugging down the line to a new Nisswa location that was previously home to Gull Dam Brewing Co. Gull Dam closed at the … [Read More...]

Now Open: Luce Line Brewing in Plymouth

The Luce Line State Trail is a popular spot for bicycling, jogging, or even cross country skiing. While it’s nice to sip some water after an intense time on the trail, you can now grab a beer at the newly opened Luce Line Brewing Co. Luce Line … [Read More...]

Now Open: Foremost Brewing Cooperative in Owatonna

Roger Warehime remembers the first time he toured an old, city-owned building in Owatonna, Minnesota, with a painted sign on the brick exterior reading, “Owatonna’s People Press, Owatonna’s Foremost Advertiser.” He and his fellow board members were … [Read More...]


Now Open: Ineffable Brewing Company in Burnsville

After Nutmeg Brewhouse closed in Burnsville, the space was quickly filled with the smell of hops and malt once again as Ineffable Brewing Co. made its way onto the craft beer scene on October 17, 2020. Husband and wife duo, Richard and Barbara … [Read More...]

Now Open: Revel Brewing in Park Rapids

Park Rapids, Minnesota, home of the Headwaters of the Mississippi and a scenic downtown lined with charming shops, has a new attraction: Revel Brewing. Owners and married couple Dylon and Katie Deschene opened the brewery in their hometown on … [Read More...]

Now Open: Bricksworth Beer Co. in Burnsville

If you share a rectangular, crispy, chewy, thick Detroit-style pizza topped with crisped cheese all around the edges with Bricksworth Beer Co. owner Cooper Johnson, you may have to muscle him away from his favorite corner pieces. Johnson is not … [Read More...]

Now Open: Sylvan Brewing in Lanesboro

Sylvan Brewing in Lanesboro opened on October 15 • Photo by Karen Heimdahl, Sylvan Brewing Lanesboro is a Minnesota tourism hotspot. Bicyclists and motorcyclists love to ride around the area, there are numerous activities tied to the Root River, … [Read More...]

Now Open: South x Southeast Brewery in Pine Island

Grand Rounds Brewpub opened its doors in 2015 in the heart of downtown Rochester, just a short walk away from the Mayo Clinic and among plenty of foot traffic. By all accounts, a great location to be in. In 2019, Grand Rounds’ founder Tessa Leung … [Read More...]

Craft Beer, Represent: The importance of increasing diversity in the brewing industry

The craft brewing community likes to lean on one word as one of its pillars: community. But high profile incidents of racism and industry data released in the past year have demonstrated that the community isn’t always diverse or inclusive. Two … [Read More...]

Tony Zaccardi: The owner of Palmer’s Bar on selling the ceiling, repping Minneapolis on CNN, and DMing Obama

If Minneapolis were one big high school, Tony Zaccardi would win the vote for class president in a landslide—but he wouldn’t be happy about it. In fact, he’s the most humble, unassuming 43-year-old popular kid you could ever meet.  Before becoming … [Read More...]

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