Sídhe Brewing beers now in crowlers

This May, Sídhe Brewing celebrated the first anniversary of its nanobrewery and taproom located on Payne Avenue in St. Paul’s East Side neighborhood. While Sídhe’s beer was only available on draft and in growlers at the taproom in year one, a new packaged option is available in year two. Sídhe Brewing announced Wednesday morning that it is … [ Read more]

Dale’s Pale Ale goes Broncos blue and orange

[email protected] pirates took over #oskarblues ship & 100k #blueandorange#dpa cans r in Colorado market.#tastyweaselpic.twitter.com/9JZ1dRFNZj — Oskar Blues Brewery (@oskarblues) February 17, 2016 Oskar Blues announced on Twitter today that it changed 100,000 of its iconic Dale’s Pale Ale cans from red and blue to orange and blue in celebration of the Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 win. You … [ Read more]

“Big Beer” descends on Denver’s River North district

A fine report in the Denver Post today details the influx of “Big Beer” labels building breweries in Denver’s River North district. 10 Barrel Brewing announced that it will open a brewery and pub in the neighborhood by mid-summer. The Oregon-based brewer was purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev in November 2014. This announcement comes fast on … [ Read more]

Oskar Blues ships 50,000 cans of water to Flint, Michigan

Oskar Blues Brewing posted on its Facebook page that it is shipping 50,000 cans of fresh water to Flint, Michigan, in an effort to help relieve the city’s clean-water shortage. For more than a year, water drawn from the Flint River leached lead from old lines into homes after the city switched its drinking water. Flint has … [ Read more]

Grab a Craft Brew at These Four Minnesota Gaming Establishments

Minnesota might never have an answer to Vegas, but its racetracks and casinos are focusing on one thing that’s in short supply at most Sin City establishments: craft beer from across the great Midwest. We consulted with four major gaming establishments within easy driving distance of the Twin Cities and came back with some encouraging … [ Read more]

Ten FIDY

Ten FIDY ABV: 10.5% IBUs: 98  Pours dark as night but with a red/amber hue like a harvest moon. At first, all I get is rich dark chocolate, but as the beer warms the roasted coffee bean flavor comes out. Full of complex aromas and flavors, this is not cheap gas-station coffee, but rather a … [ Read more]

Red Cow pairs beers and beef from Oskar Blues

UPDATED The inaugural tapping of Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale at Red Cow in Minneapolis won’t just be an opportunity to try one of Minnesota’s newest beer arrivals, but a chance to pair it with grass-fed, all-natural Angus beef straight from the brewery’s farm located in Colorado, Hops & Heifers. Red Cow, located on 50th and … [ Read more]