Now Open (Or Damn Close): Wooden Hill Brewing Company in Edina

For years, while breweries popped up all around the Twin Cities, Edina watched idly by from the sidelines. But brothers James and Sean Ewen, who recently opened Wooden Hill Brewing Company, believed beer lovers in the Twin Cities’ southwestern suburbs wanted a brewery to call their own. And so far, the people of Edina have … [ Read more]

Wooden Hill Brewing Company, Edina’s first brewery, coming this fall

Two brothers—one a nanotechnology scientist, the other an entrepreneur with degrees in biology and medicine—are starting a brewery and taproom project in Edina, Minnesota, called Wooden Hill Brewing Company. James and Sean Ewen are currently working to transform the space at 7421 Bush Lake Road into the city’s first production brewery and taproom. Originally, the building the Ewens leased was … [ Read more]

Beer and wine coming to Barnes & Noble in Edina Galleria

How does a flagging retailer inject some life into their floor sales? Why, just add beer, of course. Barnes & Noble has announced plans to serve beer and wine, along with an expanded food menu, in four revamped stores over the next fiscal year. The first will open in Eastchester, New York, in October. Soon … [ Read more]

Braised Beef Carbonnade with Tilburg’s Dutch Brown Ale at Pig & Fiddle

Food Meets Beer Goes Whole Hog at Pig & Fiddle By Jason Walker, The Heavy Table Photos by Jamie Schumacher Known as one of the pioneering craft beer bars in the Twin Cities, Saint Paul’s Muddy Pig has devoted fans from all over the metro who keep coming back for its array of tap beers, Belgian … [ Read more]