All Pints North 2015 Recap

Four years since first appearing on the Minnesota beer festival scene, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s All Pints North Summer Brew Fest has grown from the most laid-back and relaxing beer fest in the state to an almost required pilgrimage for local brewers and beer fans. Like in years past, the 2015 All Pints North … [ Read more]

10,000 Things to Do During 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer Week

The idea behind the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer is simple: There are 10,000 minutes in a week, so what better way to spend them than drinking beers from the Land of 10,000 Lakes? From Brau Brothers Brewing Company in the plains of southwestern Minnesota to Gun Flint Tavern near … [ Read more]

Winterfest 2015 and Beyond: What’s On Tap at the Minnesota Brewers Guild

From a new executive director to a new format for the perennially popular Winterfest, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild has big plans for 2015. Winterfest, the 14th annual celebration of all things Minnesota beer, has a different look and feel in 2015. The long-running festival returns to Union Depot where last year the Minnesota Craft … [ Read more]

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The Top Ten Questions about Autumn Brew Review

The 14th annual Autumn Brew Review will be held this Saturday, September 27th at the Historic Grain Belt Brewery. For many Minnesota beer fans, Autumn Brew Review (ABR) is one of the most exciting days of the year. If you’re attending this year, the following ten questions will get you primed for the weekend. If … [ Read more]

UPDATED: 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer starts May 5th

Updated April 29, 2014 The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild is gearing up for 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2014, the annual week-long celebration of locally-made craft beer, beginning May 5th and running through May 11. The Guild—which formed in 2000 to promote Minnesota breweries, increase communication and collaboration between brewers, and fight for better … [ Read more]

What’s on Tap in December 2013 and January 2014

Things you should do and see during the darkest months of the year. December 4th Excelsior Tap Takeover & Mr. Jimmy’s Ruby Ale Release The Happy Gnome 498 Selby Avenue, St. Paul // 5–9pm Excelsior Brewing Co. will be releasing their latest, Mr. Jimmy’s Ruby Ale, at the Happy Gnome with a tap takeover. Chat … [ Read more]

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The State of Beer

Crafting Legislation With The Minnesota Brewer’s Association By Doug Hoverson Walk into Indeed Brewing Company’s taproom and order one of their fine ales—their seasonal beer is always a good place to start. If you sit at the bar, you might end up in a conversation with one of the brewery’s co-founders, Rachel Anderson, Nathan Berndt, … [ Read more]


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