Mead and Memories at Winehaven Winery

At Winehaven, Mead Lives On By Jeremy Zoss Photos courtesy of Winehaven Winery & Vineyard Beer is an ancient creation, credited with playing a role in the formation of civilization itself and creating countless sparks of inspiration over many thousands of years. But just as your brilliant brainstorm at the bar last weekend was preceded … [ Read more]

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A Tale of Two Surlys

Many know the beer, but do you know the bikes? Let’s make one thing crystal clear right away: Surly Brewing and Surly Bikes are entirely separate beasts. It is not a single company that makes both beer and bikes, although Surly Bikes’ Tsar of Anti-Social Media Bob Pavlica said he’s asked that all the time. Surly … [ Read more]

Nordeast: Then and Now

Northeast is the once and future home for brewing in Minneapolis. By Jeremy Zoss In the press release announcing that 612 Brewwould locate its new brewery in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, the company referred to the area as the city’s new “Brew District.” That title was in reference to the high concentration of new … [ Read more]