Delano Old-Fashioned Christmas

Join us in Historic Downtown Delano MN for a Festive, Family Fun, Day of Christmas Delight & Wonder! Saturday, December 7, 2019 Downtown Delano MN 10am-7pm Most events & activities are free of charge There are many old & new attractions & activities for folks of all ages to enjoy including; Christmas bands & choirs … [ Read more]

Delano Oktoberfest

Greetings friends, The Third Annual Delano Oktoberfest is near & we would greatly appreciate it if you would publish the information in your out & about & happenings sections. If you would like more information or to discuss any details feel free to email or call Ronald R. Gust Jr. @ 612.916.1639 Photos from 2018 … [ Read more]

The West Side Brewers Collective: Eight breweries, one barleywine

How much does water and brewing equipment affect the taste of a beer? A new collaboration from eight West Metro breweries may hold the answer. Brewers from Lupine, South Fork, Schram Vineyards, Birch’s on the Lake, Wayzata Brew Works, Excelsior, ENKI, and Waconia joined forces and traveled to each other’s breweries to craft the same … [ Read more]

Taking center stage: The beer revival in middle Minnesota

Breweries in the heart of Minnesota are popping up faster than holiday décor in big-box stores, but do they have what it takes to make it long-term? You probably have a mental image of what an outstate Minnesota beer drinker looks like. It’s a guy. He’s middle-aged, a little paunchy, wearing a jacket with his … [ Read more]

Drink like it’s morning: tea-infused beer gaining popularity

Move over, coffee stout, there’s a new kind of breakfast brew in town: tea-infused beer. While beer made with tea may not currently line store shelves, Summit Brewing Company’s latest Unchained Series release, Make It So, is another strong example of a growing national trend. An extra special bitter infused with Earl Grey tea, Make … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Lupine Brewing

It’s only fitting that a brewery, whose name relates to wolves, should find a home in the heart of “Big Woods” country in Delano, Minnesota. Lupine Brewing was started by Hanover, Minnesota, resident James Anderle, his childhood neighbor Eric Sergeant, and his current neighbor Mike Dumas. “I spent 25 years in corporate America, in the … [ Read more]