Now Open (Or Damn Close): September 2015

Spotlighting four Minnesota breweries getting close to opening their doors

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Brother and sister Jesse and Ashley Hauf of Anoka’s 10K Brewing // Photo by Keith Grauman

10K Brewing

Brother and sister Jesse and Ashley Hauf are about to open the first brewery in Anoka, Minnesota, but the siblings aren’t the only ones contributing to the family affair that is 10K Brewing. [Read more…]


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A pint of OMNI Brewing’s session ale in the brewery’s taproom, which was still under constriction in late July // Photo by Keith Grauman

OMNI Brewing Company

“Omni” means “all” or “of all things.” Through both its beers and the atmosphere of its taproom, OMNI Brewing Company intends to live up to its name—to be a place where both craft beer connoisseurs and relative newbies can find beer they’ll enjoy while having a good time. [Read more…]


Birch’s on the Lake

There is no dining experience more Midwestern than a supperclub—except perhaps a supperclub with a brewery. This September, Birch’s Restaurant of Long Lake, Minnesota, will reopen in a new lakeside location as Birch’s on the Lake Brewhouse & Supperclub. [Read more…]


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Jeff Zeitler in the basement of Urban Forage Winery and Cider House // Photo by Brian Kaufenberg

Urban Forage Winery & Cider House

A featureless, white stucco storefront along East Lake Street in Minneapolis’ Phillips neighborhood will find its way into the history books this fall as home to Urban Forage Winery & Cider House the first winery in Minneapolis–St. Paul since before Prohibition. [Read more…]

Speak Your Mind

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20