Sneak peek of Bent Paddle’s new taproom and pilot brewery, opening April 12

Over its five years, Bent Paddle Brewing Company has changed a lot. It has expanded into the city’s largest brewery, producing 16,705 barrels in 2017 and distributing its beer throughout the entire state of Minnesota and parts of western Wisconsin and eastern North Dakota. Since it started with five employees in 2013, the staff has … [ 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]