5 Minnesota brewers proving root beer is craft, too

Brewers across the state take pride in crafting drinks that are innovative and refreshing—and that includes root beer. Root beer not only provides a non-alcoholic option at local taprooms, but it also allows brewers to experiment with flavors through handcrafted sodas. “Much like the craft beer scene, it’s been fun to watch and sample and … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Red Wing Brewery

By Drew Kerr   Red Wing Brewery Photo Courtesy of Red Wing Brewery   Sixty years after the last of Red Wing’s five breweries closed, Scott Kolby and William Norman are bringing brewing back to the historic Mississippi River community. In early December, Kolby and Norman opened the Red Wing Brewery, a Main Street brewpub … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close)

New or Recently Opened Local Breweries Minnesota is home to a rapidly growing number of craft breweries. The following six breweries are new to the local scene.       Kinney Creek Brewery // Rochester, MN         Jack Pine Brewing Co. // Baxter, MN         HammerHeart Brewing Co. // … [ Read more]