Urban Growler on Grand Opening, Carnitas, and more

Urban Growler Brewing Co. has announced an official grand opening. On Wednesday, August 27th, they’ll host Mayor Coleman, plus live music on the patio, special beers, giveaways and more. We caught up with Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak (second and third from left, respectively) to get the details. Current Taproom Hours: Urban Growler has been soft … [ Read more]

Big Wood Brewery Taproom Opens Friday, February 7th

 Updated: 11:50am 2/7/14 Big Wood Brewery opens the doors to their very own taproom Friday, February 7th at 3pm. Big Wood’s Brewery and new taproom are located in White Bear Lake, right off of Highway 61 and just blocks from White Bear Lake itself making the brewery easy to find. The taproom will fit about … [ Read more]

Boom Island Opens Taproom February 1st

Boom Island Brewing Company is back up and running! Their new taproom will be ready to pour February 1st from noon to 9:00pm. Regular hours will be Wednesday through Friday 4-9pm, Saturdays 1-9pm starting February 5th. Scheduled tours will pop up later, so stay updated on our events page and sign up for the Boom … [ Read more]

When Can We Get Bent (Brewstillery)?

  The folks over at Bent Brewstillery (not to be confused with Bent Paddle Brewing, who yesterday announced limited Twin Cities distribution) posted several answers to a few big questions that fans have been asking.   The biggest question, of course: When will we be able to buy Bent beer and spirits? The response: Early … [ Read more]

St. Paul Adapts its Licensing to Allow More Taprooms

By Doug Hoverson   Photos by Joe Alton   Three Breweries Currently Eyeing the Capital City On a 7-0 vote, the Saint Paul City Council today changed the licensing requirements to make more taprooms possible in redeveloping sections of the city. The change takes effect in thirty days. The city already allowed brewery taprooms in … [ Read more]

Visiting Harriet Brewing Company’s Taproom

Tuned In Brewed In rocks live music and fresh beer at Harriet Brewing Co.’s Taproom. By Brian Kaufenberg One of the chief joys of craft beer is the mental space it affords a person as they sip their favorite pint. Craft beer allows its drinkers to slow down, soak in their surroundings and contemplate not … [ Read more]