Fitger’s co-founder announces plans to open new brewery in Superior, Wis.

Tim Nelson, one of the co-founders of Fitger’s Brewhouse and brewery consulting firm Bev-Craft, announced plans today to open Earth Rider Brewing Company in Superior, Wisconsin. The brewery will be located near the High Bridge at 1617 N. 3rd Street (the former home of Leamon Mercantile Co.), with plans to service the Twin Ports, and the … [ Read more]

Ballast Point to build $48 million brewery in Virginia

  Another West Coast brewery is setting its sights east. San Diego–based Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits confirmed plans to build a $48 million East Coast facility in Botetourt County, Virginia, according to a report from Brewbound. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe met with company officials at their headquarters in San Diego during his September 2015 West Coast Marketing Mission. Virginia … [ Read more]

FINNEGANS and Kraus-Anderson break ground on new ‘brewtel’

FINNEGANS and Kraus-Anderson broke ground yesterday, April 28, on a new three story brewery-hotel complex in Downtown Minneapolis. Kraus-Anderson unveiled its master plan to remake a block in Elliot Park, between Portland and 5th avenues between 8th and 9th streets near downtown Minneapolis, back in August 2015. The building will be the home of its new headquarters, a … [ Read more]

Now Open: Inbound BrewCo

Just like their logo, Inbound BrewCo has planted their flag in Minneapolis and is officially moving in. Owned by North Loop BrewCo (formerly Lucid), Inbound is a new brand with new beers that will specialize in the taproom experience—something North Loop has been unable to do in their Minnetonka location for the past four years. … [ Read more]

First Look of Badger Hill Brewing’s New Brewery

Before photos by Brian Kaufenberg After photos by Aaron Davidson When we last visited Badger Hill’s new space in Shakopee, Minn., the trees lining the front of the building were just beginning to bud and the grass was shaking off its winter dormancy with a flush of green. The turn of the seasons stood as a perfect parallel for Badger … [ Read more]

Sneak Peek: NorthGate Brewing’s New Brewery

Photos by Brian Kaufenberg The Growler gets a sneak peek of NorthGate Brewing’s new brewery and taproom Nearly two two years after pouring their first pint, NorthGate Brewing has officially moved its operations from the minuscule 780 square foot space where it all began to a 7,400 square foot warehouse on Broadway and Harding in … [ Read more]

Bad Weather Brewing moving to St. Paul, building brewery on West Seventh Street

The forecast looks bright for Bad Weather Brewing as they finalize plans for their brewery in a 12,000 sq ft warehouse along St. Paul’s West 7th Street. Founders Zac Carpenter and Joe Giambruno recently signed a lease for their future brewery space, a former tire repair shop midway between the Xcel Energy Center and the … [ Read more]

Beans to Beer: Stonehouse Coffee in Nisswa Brewing Up Plans for Beer Making

A family familiar with bags of coffee beans ready for roasting will soon be lugging bags of grain awaiting brewing.  The French family owns Stonehouse Coffee, a company founded in 2001 that roasts its own beans for its coffee and grinds its own wheat for fresh-baked scones. Soon they will take their hands-on, homemade philosophy … [ Read more]

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UPDATE: Badger Hill building a new brewery in Shakopee [PHOTOS]

By Brian Kaufenberg New brewery to be located near Valleyfair, Canterbury Park, and Mystic Lake Badger Hill Brewing will soon be moving out of the Minnetonka brewery they’ve shared with Lucid and Bad Weather, and into their very own 13,000 square foot brewing facility in Shakopee, Minnesota. Nestled between Valleyfair and Canterbury Park, the new location … [ Read more]

PRESS RELEASE: 21st Amendment Building New California Brewery in Bay Area

21st AMENDMENT BREWERY UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW BAY AREA PRODUCTION BREWERY San Francisco native brand to build destination brewery, restaurant in San Leandro, California SAN LEANDRO, CA (February 2014) —21st Amendment Brewery co-founders Nico Frecciaand Shaun O’Sullivan are thrilled to announce plans for the new 21st Amendment production brewery, tasting room, restaurant and event space located in the former Kellogg Cereal factory … [ Read more]

Fulton’s War & Peace Returns

It’s almost February, and fans of coffee stouts already know that means the return of  Fulton Brewery’s War & Peace is just around the corner. Beginning at noon on Saturday February 1st in Fulton’s taproom, it will be available — as is the case with all Garage Series — for a very limited period of … [ Read more]

Fair State Brewing Cooperative Signs Lease for Northeast Minneapolis Brewery

By Brian Kaufenberg After a lengthy real estate search, the members of Minnesota’s first brewery cooperative Fair State Brewing have finally found a home in Northeast Minneapolis. The 2,500 square foot space is located at 2506 Central Avenue NE in Minneapolis, a building that also houses Aki’s Breadhouse, joining four other Northeast Minneapolis breweries within … [ Read more]

Fulton’s New Brewery–Straight from the Source [PHOTOS]

By Joseph Alton, @JoeAlton Photos by Brian Kaufenberg When Fulton Brewing Company began building their 6,000 square foot facility in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis, equipped with four 40 bbl fermenters & one bright tank, they wondered how they could possibly fill all that space. Well, that was two short years—and seven tanks—ago. The “little brewery … [ Read more]

New Beginnings for an Old Brewery

By Jake Lewis The Third Street Brewhouse is the newest faction of Cold Spring Brewing Company, and a testament to their commitment to the craft beer movement. This new venture is proof that a brewery with a lengthy history can keep up with the consumers and actually create new products that they want, rather than … [ Read more]