Everything You Need to Know for the Next Two Months
Lagunitas Beer Dinner
Pig & Fiddle // 3850 West 50th Street, Minneapolis // $50
Pig & Fiddle will provide the proverbial munchies for a beer dinner paired with the buzzworthy brews from Lagunitas on August 8th. Expect expertly-prepared dishes that compliment such beers as Pilsner, Undercover Investigation Shut Down Ale, IPA, Lucky 13 and Lagunitas’ latest, Fusion 15 Imperial Black IPA. Dig it.
Maiden Rock Cider Meet, Greet & Sample
The Four Firkins // 5630 West 36th Street, St. Louis Park // 6-8pm // Free
Carol & Herdie from Maiden Rock Cider in Stockholm, Wisconsin will be hanging out at the Four Firkins and sampling their tasty ciders, including their Honeycrisp cider, English Scrumpy as well as their award-winning Dolgo Crabapple table wine as well.
Harriet Island, St. Paul // 6pm // $75/person
Join Vine Park Brewing company for their annual barge party on the Betsey Nortrup. Kick back with three hours of beer (and rootbeer if you’re so inclined), music, food and the sights of the Mississippi River valley. You’ll walk away with a belly full of beer and perhaps a few new friends!
Pig & Fiddle // 3850 West 50th Street, Minneapolis
Join our buds Joe & Zac from Bad Weather Brewing Co. at Pig & Fiddle for a stormy weather firkin fiddlin’ fun. The boys will be sharing firkins of Ominous and Windvane and they’ll also have Migration and Windvane on tap.
Minnesota Zoo // 1300 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley // 7-10pm // $45-55
The fifth annual Brew at the Zoo promises a safari of sudsy delight with a variety of local and craft beers, appetizers crafted with Summit’s beer and live music from Viva Knievel and Belfast Cowboys. Add in a souvenir tasting glass and some time with the animals and the end result should be nothing short of a good time.