We’re committed to creating outstanding craft beer. To do that, we take our time to research, explore, test, and evolve our recipes before launching them at and beyond our taproom. The result is award-winning beer on an unhurried timeline.
Inspired while exploring the unique karst topography of Southeast Minnesota’s Driftless region—without craft beer—the husband & wife team behind Karst Brewing have a mission to “karst-brew” small batch beers for your taste buds to explore while you plan your next bike ride, trout fishing, turkey hunting, spelunking, or canoe trip.
Located within Chippewa National Forest, off the banks of Leech Lake, Portage Brewing Company opened it’s doors to the public in spring of 2017. Specializing in wild yeast hybrid ales that are both complex and crushable, Portage has something tasty for all who travel there. Boat, bike, or drive on over (there’s parking for all … [ Read more]
Opened in 2003 with wine focus on MN hybrids by the University of MN and Elmer Swenson. Won many international Gold Medals and MN Governors Cup. Introducing our new Lumberjack Hard Cider line Oct. 28,2016. Available in 22 oz. bombers and 1/6 barrel kegs. Cheers!
Chuck Corliss, a long-time Lutsen visitor and homeowner, and his wife, Kim Schroeder, an avid North Shore fan, are the founders of North Shore Winery and the Sawtooth Mountain Cider House. Both of us have long term interests in wine, vineyards, and wine making. But our decades of experience tasting wine, beer, and cider gives … [ Read more]