Opinion: Let Minnesota breweries sell taproom customers what they really want: 6-packs & 4-packs

Chris Kolve is co-founder of Wabasha Brewing Company in St. Paul. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author. There has been a lot of talk about the “growler cap” in Minnesota recently and while it’s good for everyone to know about the regulations that affect them, I think it’s important to have … [ Read more]

Omnibus 2014: Distillers React

By John Garland So the Sunday growler sales provision died a sudden, Teamster-related death, but Governor Dayton signed the rest of the bill back on Tuesday the 13th. And while the Sunday sales (sorry, #sundaysales) fight will continue into the next session, S.F. 2336 will affect other local beverage operations, most notably ushering in a nice step … [ Read more]

When Can We Get Bent (Brewstillery)?

  The folks over at Bent Brewstillery (not to be confused with Bent Paddle Brewing, who yesterday announced limited Twin Cities distribution) posted several answers to a few big questions that fans have been asking.   The biggest question, of course: When will we be able to buy Bent beer and spirits? The response: Early … [ Read more]

Come “Meet the Growler” at Saturday’s Summer Beer Dabbler

St. Paul’s favorite summer beer fest has a new location.   Come join us in sunny St. Paul for the 5th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler.     Saturday, July 20th 1 – 5 PM (Gates at 12:30pm; Beer Pours at 1pm).   Event Details at the bottom of this page…   We will have a special … [ Read more]

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