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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the Minnesota Historical Center

Thursday, January 2nd:

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Meet the drys, wets, gangsters, flappers, lawmen and suffragists of America’s most colorful, complex constitutional hiccup in the new traveling exhibit “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition” created by the National Constitution Center, on view at the Minnesota History Center. Find out moreMinnesota Historical Center, all day – 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul


Friday, January 3rd:

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition


After Workin’ Firkin

Exhausted from a long winter work week? Come to the Herkimer Pub and Brewery every Friday at 4:00pm for a pint from their weekly After Workin’ Firkin. If anyone deserves it, it’s you. More details.  Herkimer Pub and Brewery, 4:00pm, 2922 Lyndale Ave South – Minneapolis


Lucid Brewing Hallucidation Release at Maynard’s

Stop by Maynard’s Restaurant in Excelsior at 6pm for Lucid Brewing’s release of Hallucidation, a Strong Belgian Ale Brewed with Parley Lakes Frotenac Gris grape juice 12.5%ABV. There will also be a firkin of Oak aged, Vanilla bean infused DU’CE on the bar alone with our fantastic anniversary brew. Meet all the guys from Lucid Brewing and Parley Lake Winery. Maynard’s Restaurant of Excelsior, 6:00pm, 685 Excelsior Boulevard – Excelsior


Saturday, January 4th:

Speak Easy Saturdays

New breweries and distilleries are opening in Minnesota at a rate not seen since prior to Prohibition. Local brewers/distillers will visit the History Center, where you can chat with them, sample their products and learn more about the recent boom in hand-crafted beer, soda and liquor. More details. Minnesota Historical Center, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. Saint Paul


Sunday, January 5th:

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition


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