Four Firkins Closing Both Locations

Specialty craft beer store The Four Firkins, which has been in business in the Twin Cities since 2008, announced Tuesday it is closing both its St. Louis Park and Oakdale stores. “Due to increased competition from big-box retailers and grocery stores, as well as other factors (highway closures, Sunday sales laws), we are unable to … [ Read more]

The Four Firkins Now Open in the East Metro

The popular craft beer store, The Four Firkins, started in 2008 with a mission to educate the public about the best beer available in the state of Minnesota. Now they continue their mission across the Metro as they open the doors to a new location in Oakdale. The Four Firkins carries exclusively craft beer and … [ Read more]

Beer Review: Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock

Reviewed by The Four Firkins Photo courtesy of Schneider-Weisse AVB: 12%, IBU: 20 This intense beer is produced by freezing a portion of the water out of Aventinus, creating one of the most potent beers in Germany. Caramelized fruits dominate the banana and clove flavors hiding within. An effervescent body adds to the perception of … [ Read more]

Kind-of-a-Big-Deal Readers’ Choice Award Winners 2012

  We know you have been eagerly awaiting the results of our Kind-Of-A-Big-Deal poll. We collected thousands of votes online in October and November and are excited to share the winners with you. Minnesota’s growing craft beer scene would not be possible without the work of these brands and individuals, as well as your appreciation and … [ Read more]