Summit introduces Wit Bier & revives Hefeweizen in new ‘Boundary Waters Box’

Yesterday was the official start of spring, but Summit Brewing has summer on the brain. The St. Paul brewery’s summer sampler pack, dubbed the Boundary Waters Box, will begin hitting store shelves next week. Included in the sampler is a brand new beer, Summit Wit Bier, a 4.8% ABV, 15 IBU Belgian-style white ale brewed … [ Read more]

Create locally, give globally: Summit Brewing Co. and Dunn Brothers Coffee to craft a charitable brew

Two Minnesota beverage makers, Summit Brewing Company and Dunn Brothers Coffee, are joining forces to create a new beer to support refugees across the globe in need of shelter, sanitation, education, and many other humanitarian services. Summit and Dunn Brothers will come together to brew the beer on Oct. 24 and it will be available exclusively at … [ Read more]

All the deets for Summit’s 30th anniversary bash

Summit Brewing Company will celebrate its 30th birthday on Saturday, September 10, with a big old backyard bash, it announced today via press release. The party will go from 12pm to 8pm and feature Bob Mould as the headliner. Other artists include: Bully, deM atlaS, Bad Bad Hats, Apollo Cobra, and Nooky Jones. Hotpants DJs will … [ Read more]

The Big Reveal: Utepils Brewing (formerly Bryn Mawr) has their Head Brewer

The news that a brewery was officially coming to Minneapolis’ Bryn Mawr neighborhood first hit email inboxes and social media sites late July 2015, when Bryn Mawr Brewing Co. announced it had signed a 10-year lease in an 18,000-square-foot warehouse in the @Glenwood development. A backyard waterfall, natural springs for the brewery’s future beer, and, most … [ Read more]

Summit releases Unchained #20: Sticke Alt

Summit Brewing Company’s 20th beer in its Unchained Series will be Sticke Alt, a Düsselfdorf Style Ale. Sticke Alt beer is maltier and hoppier than traditional Altbier, and is commonly offered in secret in Düsselfdorf, Germany. The recipes for such beers are also kept secret, meaning no two Sticke Alt beers are ever brewed the same way … [ Read more]

Mike Lundell of Summit Brewing Company: An “I Do Drink Beer” Type

A Brewer Profile of Summit Brewing Company’s Mike Lundell By Joe Alton Name: Mike Lundell Hometown: Cannon Falls, MN Works at: Summit Brewing Company, Saint Paul, MN Turn-ons: Smiling, mischievous eyes and a sense of adventure Turn-offs: ‘I don’t drink beer’ types and video gamer haters.   Growler: What’s in your fridge right now? Mike Lundell: Some various Unchained … [ Read more]

Beer Chemistry and History 101 with Gerri at Summit

Gerri Kustelski takes a break from the quality assurance department to teach us about beer. by Becky Lang Gerri Kustelski a chemist at the Summit Brewing Company in St. Paul, where she heads up quality assurance for their analytical lab. Photo by Carey Matthews. More than 50 years ago, Gerri Kustelski found the beer industry … [ Read more]