Third Street Brewhouse releases Cool Beans Imperial Coffee Porter

Winter at Third Street Brewhouse is getting “cooler” with the release of their specialty beer, Cool Beans Imperial Coffee Porter. Clocking in at 9.1% ABV, the porter is brewed with coffee beans from Muggsy’s Beans, a local coffee roaster in St. Cloud. “This is really the perfect beer for the cold, Minnesota winter we’ve been having,” says … [ Read more]

Third Street Brewhouse introduces a new Oktoberfest

Even though it’s only August, Third Street Brewhouse is ready for Oktoberfest. The Cold Spring, Minnesota brewery has crafted its latest seasonal beer, Oktoberfest Session Marzen, done in the traditional style of the deep amber, full-bodied Austrian and German märzen. With an ABV at 4.6%, it was about “balancing the maltiness,” according to Karl Schmitz, Third … [ Read more]

Charges: Former Cold Spring Brewing executive stole $350k from brewery

A former Cold Spring Brewing controller was indicted this week on charges of wire fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft stemming from an alleged scheme that bilked more than $350,000 from the brewery, and $330,000 from investors in a separate Ponzi scheme, the Star Tribune reports. According to the charges, Adam Jonathan Martin, 35, … [ Read more]

Third Street Brewhouse to release two new beers, begin canning in March

Third Street Brewhouse in Cold Spring, Minnesota, announced today that it will begin canning in 16-ounce cans and will release two new year-round beers starting this March. In addition to being more a more environmentally-friendly package, the brewery’s move to 16-ounce cans from glass bottles was a no-brainer from a logistical point of view. “For us it was an … [ Read more]

Shake-up at Third Street: Head Brewer Out, Two Flagship Beers Discontinued

Third Street Brewhouse, the craft beer arm of Cold Spring Brewing Co., has shaken up its staff and product offerings in what vice president of sales Larry Williams calls “a refocusing.” Head brewer Horace Cunningham and assistant brewer Steven Gittens are among those departing. In their stead, brewer Karl Schmitz returns to Cold Spring from West O … [ Read more]

Nordeast: Then and Now

Northeast is the once and future home for brewing in Minneapolis. By Jeremy Zoss In the press release announcing that 612 Brewwould locate its new brewery in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, the company referred to the area as the city’s new “Brew District.” That title was in reference to the high concentration of new … [ Read more]