A taste of Minnesota’s coffee scene for National Coffee Day

Coffee in Minnesota has come a long way from your grandma’s percolator. Like craft beer and the slow food movement, Minnesotans are embracing coffee in all its forms. Lucky for us, we’ve got a bevy of new and seasoned purveyors to supply us with all the caffeinated beverages we can drink. Not to be outdone … [ Read more]

Boozy cold press coffee to hit shelves this May

The market is chock full of coffee beers, coffee liqueurs, coffee-flavored energy drinks, caffeinated mixed drinks, and even a beer/coffee hybrid, but Bad Larry’s Cold Hard Coffee, due out in May, is something new altogether. Clocking in at 6% ABV with a 180mg dose of caffeine (the average cup of coffee carries about 100mg), Bad Larry’s … [ Read more]

Blackeye Roasting Co. soft-opens on Friday, July 1

Blackeye Roasting Co., whose nitro cold press coffee you may have seen with increasing frequency at bars and restaurants around the Cities, is set for a soft-open at 3740 Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis this Friday, July 1. Expect cold press on tap, as well as fresh brewed coffee, kombucha, and more. [H/t Eater]

North Loop BrewCo officially moves to the North Loop

The North Loop BrewCo alternating proprietorship has sailed out of Minnetonka. North Loop, formerly Lucid Brewing, has officially left their Minnetonka building where production and bottling took place from 2011–2016, prior to the opening of Inbound BrewCo this April. The building was part of an alternating proprietorship model where North Loop, Pryes Brewing Company, and … [ Read more]

Blackeye Roasting Co. to open cafe in Minneapolis skyway

Blackeye Roasting Co., the Twin Cities-based company known for its cold brew coffee, announced today that it will open its first Minneapolis location this spring. The 18-seat cafe will be located in the skyway at the corner of 2nd Avenue South and South 4th Street (2nd Ave S., Suite 210) and will feature 10 tap lines … [ Read more]

Blackeye Roasting launches canned cold brew

St. Paul’s Blackeye Roasting Co. is debuting both a Signature and Nitro version of cold brew coffee in 12-ounce cans on April 1. They will be available at SuperAmerica, select Whole Foods locations, and other retailers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. “The Blackeye Signature Cold Brew has a crispy and slightly sweet taste that is traditional of cafe … [ Read more]