Fulton’s first ‘Culture Project’ release coming December 15

For the past two years, Fulton‘s brewing team led by head brewer Mikey Salo have been planning, brewing, aging, tasting, and blending beer in preparation of launching its new series of mixed culture beers made using strains of Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus. The first beer in the Culture Project series is a tart red ale in … [ Read more]

Rails & Ales: Light Rail Brewery Crawl is back

Rails & Ales: Light Rail Brewery Crawl is back for a third year, and now includes a dozen breweries, the organizer, GetKnit Events, announced via press release. The crawl takes place via Metro Transit’s Green Line Light Rail on Saturday, August 27, from 11am–6pm, and hits up the following breweries: Inbound BrewCo Modist Brewing Fulton Beer Day … [ Read more]

Where to play hooky for the Twins home opener

The start of baseball season marks the beginning of spring (and the impending arrival of summer), all of which deserve a serious party. Lucky for us, Target Field and numerous bars and restaurants near the field are throwing just such celebrations, and you’re invited. So go ahead: play hooky, and go enjoy a day at … [ Read more]

Happy Birthday, Fulton!

Six years ago, Peter Grande, Jim Diley, Ryan Petz, and Brian Hoffman founded Fulton Beer. There was no North Loop taproom, no Northeast production facility, no presence on just about every bar menu and liquor store shelf in Minnesota. There were just four guys playing with recipes in a Minneapolis garage. Fast-forward to today and … [ Read more]

The Mill: Tandem Brewing and UV Resistance

The Mill is running a little slow this week. We’re still a little groggy from the all the sun, brats and brews over the holiday weekend. But we have good things to look forward to: Sisyphus opening, breweries collaborating, and one of our favorite festivals is just around the corner. Do you have any beer … [ Read more]

Omnibus 2014: How Minnesota’s new laws affect craft brewers

By John Garland The state’s newest liquor laws have been in effect for two weeks. Previously, we talked to local distillers about their plans for cocktail rooms. This week, we decided to dig a little deeper into the provisions that affect brewers—namely, the ability for brewery taprooms to operate on Sundays and fill any growler … [ Read more]

Arts MN: Saints & Sinners, a Victorian Carnival, and Making Your Own Beer Stein

Whether the current streak of summer-like weather has awakened your long-dormant night owl, or if it simply has you feeling at peace once again, this week’s edition of Arts MN presents a spectrum of events that are sure to fit any disposition. For those of you wishing to embrace your wild side, we’ve highlighted both … [ Read more]

Blues & Brews Canvas Health Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 19th from 6–10pm—that’s when the Blues & Brews charity fundraiser makes its return. This year the event will be held in the beautiful Van Dusen Mansion on LaSalle Ave. in Minneapolis. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Canvas Health‘s youth in crisis programs. A program that helps children, … [ Read more]

UPDATED: Firkin Fest at The Happy Gnome

It’s that time of year again. . . The Happy Gnome, on Selby Avenue in St. Paul, has been a leader in the local and national craft beer scene since it’s opening eight years ago. This spring, The Happy Gnome will host its annual Firkin Fest: a collection of specially-brewed ales using traditional ingredients. Each … [ Read more]

Fulton’s War & Peace Returns

It’s almost February, and fans of coffee stouts already know that means the return of  Fulton Brewery’s War & Peace is just around the corner. Beginning at noon on Saturday February 1st in Fulton’s taproom, it will be available — as is the case with all Garage Series — for a very limited period of … [ Read more]

Fulton Taproom Holiday Hours

Still searching for some beer swag for the holidays? Don’t sweat, you can head over to the Fulton Taproom for apparel, gift packs for stocking stuffers, growlers, and after you’re done shopping you can relax with a pint and let the holiday spirit wash over you. This weekend their taproom hours are the same, then after that … [ Read more]

Mikey Salo of Fulton Brewing Company: A Black Hole of Possibility

A Brewer Profile Chat By Joseph Alton Name: Mike(y) Salo Hometown: Virginia, MN Works at: Fulton Brewing Co 414 Sixth Ave N, Mpls, MN 55401 || 612-333-3208 Turn-ons: Girls that snowboard, women that can sing—like well, like fierce, her [looks over shoulder], and girls that give shit and can take it. Turn-offs: People that talk when … [ Read more]