Girl Scout Cookie beer pairings at Sisyphus Brewing

Sisyphus Brewing knows how to speak our language—our love language, that is. The brewery announced today on their Facebook page that they will be hosting Girl Scout cookie flight pairings Wednesday, February 24, and Thursday, February 25. It’s true. All of your dreams are coming reality. This Wednesday and Thursday. Posted by Sisyphus Brewing on Monday, … [ Read more]

Super Bowl chili tips with Town Hall chef Matt Lepisto

Crockpots will be simmering across America this week leading up to the big game, but where does your chili stack up against the rest? If you’re one of those people that swears by a secret recipe that your great-great-grandpa learned from a wily canteen chef in some dusty frontier town, consider testing your mettle at the … [ Read more]

A Brewmaster’s Guide to Thanksgiving Beer Pairings

The turkey is in the fridge, the guest bedroom is clean, and the grocery list has been checked and double-checked. With the dinner menu set, it’s time to turn your attention to more important things: beer pairings to complement the bounty that is Thanksgiving dinner. While the spreads may vary from household to household, Thanksgiving … [ Read more]

Just in time for Halloween: candy and beer pairings

Beer is kind of like candy for adults, but who says you have to lose your sweet tooth when you turn 21? If you weren’t one of the lucky few to snag tickets to Badger Hill Brewing Company’s now-sold out “Halloween Candy and Beer Pairing” event, fear not, the people at Craft Beer & Brewing … [ Read more]

Pairing the Flavors of Summer

4 tips for pairing craft beers with the flavors of summer By Robin Shellman, Better Beer Society Summer is more than half over, and I don’t know if it’s the setting I am in, or perhaps the fact that fall is just around the corner, but I thought I would take this time to write … [ Read more]

Smoked Beef Long Rib and Founder’s Dirty Bastard at the Butcher & the Boar

Food Meets Beer Finds Hearty Fare at the Butcher & the Boar By John Garland, Heavy Table It’s hard to imagine two things going together much better than grilled sausage and cold beer. So it’s no surprise that Butcher & The Boar, the instant-classic steakhouse on Hennepin Avenue, features such a thoughtful and thorough craft … [ Read more]

Fried Goat Cheese with Wittekerke White Ale at Muddy Waters

Food Meets Beer Visits a Post-Renovation Muddy Waters Written by Jason Walker, The Heavy Table About a year ago, Muddy Waters, a much-loved but somewhat grungy Minneapolis coffee shop,moved a few blocks down Lyndale Ave. The owners kept the coffee but undertook a massive makeover: adding a full bar, an ambitious craft beer and whiskey … [ Read more]

Pork Belly and Great Lakes Elliot Ness at the Bachelor Farmer

Food Meets Beer visits the Bachelor Farmer Written by James Norton Only open since August 2011, The Bachelor Farmer is a culinary wunderkind with a silk-lined pedigree. Founded by Eric and Andrew Dayton, sons of the state’s governor, the North Loop restaurant has been busy since the doors opened. When we arrived to talk beer … [ Read more]