We blind tasted 31 NA beers and found 7 we actually enjoyed

Dry January has begun its devolution into Wet February. It’s the month bookended by the imbibing holidays of Super Bowl and Mardi Gras, featuring the drinking-one-way-or-the-other Valentine’s Day smack in the middle. But as a quick postscript on January, we wonder, where did your Sober Curiosity take you? For us, it was the warming embrace … [ Read more]

The Brewer’s Dilemma: Are hard seltzer and NA a trend or the future of the industry?

Ask any market researcher in 2015 to define the future of craft beer and the answer would have been “more beer.” Craft brewing was soaring, with brewery numbers overtaking the pre-Prohibition era and a veritable flood of SKUs hitting liquor store shelves. Ask that same economist about the future of beer in 2019 and the … [ Read more]

Bauhaus releases Minnesota’s first NA beer since Prohibition

Bauhaus Brew Labs is doing what no Minnesota brewery has done in nearly 100 years: releasing a non-alcoholic beer. Not since Prohibition has a locally made NA beer been available in Minnesota. Bauhaus’ take is based on their Homeguys Helles Lager, and is crafted with help from St. Paul-based upstart ABV Technology. The result, according … [ Read more]

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