Modist Brewing turning boil kettle into hot tub for first anniversary party

Modist Brewing Company was built on a philosophy of “modifying” traditional beer styles and brewing practices in the name of imagination and experimentation. Over their first year in business, Modist has put that philosophy into practice by releasing beers like their First Call Cold Press Coffee Lager and German Fat Cap, a German festbier and … [ Read more]

Insight celebrates its first trip around the sun with a special barrel-aged stout

Ilan Klages-Mundt, head brewer and co-founder of Insight Brewing in Minneapolis, carefully dipped a sanitized barrel thief into the oak barrel, took a sample, and squirted the molasses colored liquid into a sampling glass. He was excited, almost giddy, to be doling out the two different samples of 2014 Gravity Well Imperial Stout—one aged in 45 Parallel’s Richmond Rye Whiskey and … [ Read more]

Vine Park Celebrates 20 Years of Brew-Your-Own Beers

Anybody can brew their own beer. From department store kits to all grain systems at homebrew supply centers, a range of products are out there for people to make their own beer at home. What those recipes tend to ignore, though, is the social side of brewing. Sure, homebrewers share their products with friends, but … [ Read more]

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Fulton Brewing celebrates five years

The brewery’s wood anniversary is complete with barrel-aged Expat Rye Saison On October 28, 2009, The Happy Gnome in St. Paul tapped the first keg of Fulton Sweet Child Of Vine and started Ryan Petz, Pete Grande, Jim Diley, and Brian Hoffman—the four friends that started homebrewing in a garage in 2006—on a journey that … [ Read more]