5 beers not to miss this Saturday at the Summer Beer Dabbler

There will be hundreds of beers flowing at the Summer Beer Dabbler, this Saturday, August 20th at CHS Field (and tickets are going fast so get yours now). But if a person had to narrow it down to five beers not to miss… Bent Paddle Old Fashioned ESB The winners of the Lord Dabbler’s Cup … [ Read more]

Harvest Season: Minnesota’s Bounty of Fall Brews

Fall is officially upon us.  The harvest season offers more than perfect sweatshirt weather, football on TV, and the scenic majesty of autumn in the Midwest. This time of year also happens to be a busy one in terms of beer. Craft breweries across the country (and the world) are releasing their varied versions of … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close)

New or Recently Opened Local Breweries Minnesota is home to a rapidly growing number of craft breweries. The following six breweries are new to the local scene.       Kinney Creek Brewery // Rochester, MN         Jack Pine Brewing Co. // Baxter, MN         HammerHeart Brewing Co. // … [ Read more]

North Shore Excursions

By Emily Weiss We’re all familiar with wine and cheese pairings, their decidedly masculine equivalent of scotch and cigar parties, and of course any dabbler worth their salt knows the boundless pleasure of matching the right beer with its ideal burger mate, but let us venture outside the realm of food and smokes and think … [ Read more]