Straight from the Source: Montgomery Brewing Company

Czechs moved into the Upper Midwest in force in the late 19th century. In Minnesota, these European émigrés created settlements in places like New Prague, Veseli, and Montgomery, bringing with them the secrets of baking kolacky and brewing lager beer. Matthias Chalupsky started the first brewery in Montgomery in 1882, though it was the Handschuh … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Montgomery Brewing

Montgomery Brewing has a rare combination of hometown charm and historic cachet. When you have access to a 130-year-old defunct brewery building, there’s only one thing to do—start brewing in it. That’s exactly what Charles Dorsey and AJ Newton did these past years when they drove from the Twin Cities to Montgomery, Minnesota, to homebrew … [ Read more]