Drekker Brewing to open ‘destination brewery and taproom’ next summer

Drekker Brewing, the Fargo-based craft brewery, announced Wednesday that it is building a new destination brewery and taproom. The historic building, located at 1632 First Avenue North in Fargo, was once a locomotive repair facility before becoming a storage space from the ‘70s onward. Now, Drekker is renovating the historic building, located just a few … [ Read more]

Fargo Brewing Company adding second taproom

Fargo Brewing Company is adding a second taproom in Fargo, the brewery announced today. The new Fargo Brewing Ale House will be located at 4445 17th Ave. S. in Fargo and is planned to open this summer. “Our community continues to demand locally made beer and this location is right in the middle of the … [ Read more]

Now Open (or Damn Close): New Breweries in Minnesota and Beyond

Each issue we take a look at a few new breweries on the craft beer scene. In issue 14 we take a closer look at Drekker Brewing (Fargo, ND), Oliphant Brewing (Somerset, WI), and LynLake Brewery (Minneapolis, MN). Drekker In 1974, Robert Asp of Moorhead, Minnesota, had a dream to build a full-scale replica of the … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Junkyard Brewing

Now Open or Damn Close looks at an up-and-coming outfit from the Red River Valley. By Brian Kaufenberg In Issue 9 of The Growler we featured Fargo Brewing Company, the first craft brewery in North Dakota since 1965. Well, the Fargo-Moorhead area has another brewery that many may not know about. Across the river in … [ Read more]

Fargo Brewing Company in Fargo, North Dakota

Now Open or Damn Close heads northwest to profile Fargo Brewing Company. by Brian Kaufenberg   Fargo Brewing Company When Chris Anderson, the head brewer at Fargo Brewing Company, graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a biology degree and moved west for work and graduate school, he was still searching for his passion. … [ Read more]