Vikre releases Sugarbush Whiskey Lot 3

Whiskey aficionados can raise their glasses to a new release of a Minnesota-made whiskey. Duluth’s Vikre Distillery is releasing Lot 3 of their Sugarbush Whiskey today, Friday, September 9. This is the third time the distillery has released Sugarbush; the first lot was released November 2015, while the second was made available in April 2016. And even though each version … [ Read more]

PHOTOS: New Belgium visits Indeed to brew Strawberry Fields Ale

Last Friday it was Indeed’s turn to host New Belgium in the ongoing collaboration between the two breweries. The beer of the day? Strawberry Fields Ale, a kettle-soured fruit beer that utilizes New Belgium’s house lactobacillus strain. Expect the beer to pour a hazy red with aromas of tart strawberries and citrus, a light mouthfeel, and noticeable … [ Read more]

New Belgium and Indeed to collaborate on honey wheat wine

Indeed Brewing Company has teamed up with New Belgium Brewing for the latest in New Belgium’s Beers with Vrienden series. The two breweries will create Come Together, a honey wheat wine, to be released this spring. “Come Together will be a super-heady sipper packed with tons of wildflower honey,” says New Belgium, via press release. “Strawberry scented Belma hops and New Belgium’s … [ Read more]

Potato peels to Irish moonshine—Anchor Fish & Chips and Bent Brewstillery team up

Quick, name three things you can make out of a potato. Unless you live in Ireland and have a penchant for high-octane booze, your list probably didn’t include poitín, but Bent Brewstillery and The Anchor Fish & Chips are out to change that. “I’m a big fan of collaborations with people outside of the industry … [ Read more]

Surly Doomtree Day Bar Crawl details announced

It’s no wonder how Surly and Doomtree decided to collaborate on a special beer. Surly Brewing and the hip-hop collective, Doomtree, are both crusaders of quality. Their missions are to provide an alternative to the bland dross filling our beer glasses and our headphones, and both have gained a fervent following along the way. Now, after nine successful Doomtree Blowout concerts, … [ Read more]

New Belgium and Odell announce FOCOllaboration

Two heavy hitters in the national craft beer game are teaming up for a neighborly collaboration. Conveniently located just one short mile apart in Fort Collins, CO, New Belgium and Odell announced today they will work together on a “collaboration for the ages.” The beer, a 6.7% (55 IBU) American Pale Ale cleverly named FOCOllaboration, is available … [ Read more]

Schell’s Stag Series Batch No. 8: August’s Bock

In what is being billed as a collaboration with 569 years of brewing experience behind it, August Schell Brewing Company, in collaboration with German-based brewery Gold Ochsen, is releasing the eighth beer in the Stag Series, August’s Bock.  This blonde doppelbock recipe was developed by brewmasters from both breweries, and comes in at 6.9% ABV … [ Read more]

Lagunitas Releasing “Fusion 15” at Grumpy’s NE this Friday

Earlier this year, Lagunitas sponsored a homebrew contest for homebrew clubs in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The winning home brewer, Peter Skold, was flown out to the Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma, CA to brew the special winning beer selected specifically for the Metro-area market. Skold was accompanied by Dan Herman (who was randomly selected from a … [ Read more]