The Mill: All Star Week

The Mill is seeing stars, but hopefully no more rain for one more day of All Star Game festivities. Did you see Giancarlo Stanton’s 510-foot blast in the home run derby last night? Ridiculous. ICYMI: Consult our Guide to Downtown Drinking if you’ll be joining the fray this afternoon. Upcoming Events: There’s a Surly/Indeed tap takeover at Butcher … [ Read more]

The Mill: Summer Celebrations

The Mill is ready to party. We’ve got a holiday weekend, a big match against Belgium, and The Growler’s 2nd Birthday party, Thursday from 6-10pm at the Nomad World Pub. Join us for special firkins, DJ Backpain, food trucks and more. Events: Eat Street Social announced that their Polynesian cocktail annex, the Torpedo Room, will be … [ Read more]

The Mill: Fitger’s Expands and More

The Mill is easing in to the summer routine. We’re smoothing out our tan lines, adjusting our biking routes around flood waters, and taking advantage of the long nights. Do you have any inside beer info? Or just want to get worked in a game of bocce at Republic? Let me know @johnpgarland. Announcements: Endion … [ Read more]

The Mill: Wet Hot Minnesotan Summer

The Mill is soaked. It’s shaping up to be one of the wettest Junes on record. But there are plenty of chances for you to drink the rain away this week. ICYMI, consult our guide to Pints On The Green Line if you’ll be riding the new corridor. And tune into WCCO Radio this morning at … [ Read more]

The Mill: 612Brew Day and Charitable Drinking

The Mill is feeling content with long nights, cribbage marathons and the occasional Hamm’s. Don’t forget to hop on the Green Line this weekend and support some construction-plagued businesses. We sure plan to, and we’ll update you as we do. Events: Mayor Hodges will declare this Thursday “SIX ONE TWO BREW DAY” in the city … [ Read more]

The Mill: Street Fests and Summer Seasonals

By John Garland The Mill is settling into the summer groove with street festivals, sidewalk seating, and the running path on Lake Calhoun looking like 694 during rush hour. Brew News: Indeed Brewing has announced their “Indeed We Can” initiative, in which all net profits from Wednesday taproom operations (3-11pm) will be donated to a local … [ Read more]

The Mill: Memorial Day Roundup

By John Garland The Mill is refreshed after the holiday weekend and some timely rain knocking down the humidity. Easing in to the short work week, check out the brewery/food truck pairings for The Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride and get your tickets while you’re at it. Over The Weekend: Surly commemorated the 3rd … [ Read more]

The Mill: Superior Flavors and Taproom Openings

By John Garland The Mill is steadily warming. The mercury is approaching the 80s in time for the long weekend. So get on your bike, find a taproom and drink some cider. Lake Superior Flavors: Heavy Table founders, author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, will host a reading and food sampling event, Wednesday, June 4th, 7pm … [ Read more]

The Mill: Beer Week Redux, Art-A-Whirl, Omnibus

By John Garland The Mill has unthawed and now spring has us tumbling through the rinse cycle. But the forecast is looking bright and sunny for Thursday’s Saints home opener (where the Beer Dabbler Bullpen will be pouring some fine local suds). Events Coming Up: Hot on the heels of MN Craft Brew’s 10,000 Minutes, … [ Read more]