20 hours ago | The Purple One
The art of the cover song: Is it a carbon copy, a genre-twist, or a reinterpretation? Whichever category it falls into, it often sounds great on paper and doesn’t make the transition. So when we got word that Australian soul singer James Chatburn ...
3 days ago | Beer
“We’re shooting for September,” says Lake Monster founder and head brewer Matt Lange. This fall, the brewery will be pouring their own pints to locals, including free beers for life to those who hit up their Indiegogo campaign. The contract brewer...
6 days ago | Booze
Sunday growler sales may be all the rage, but don’t forget about beer's higher-proof friends in craft distilling. When Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed off to allow Sunday sales there was another key element in the law to help the growing craft di...
6 days ago | Beer
“We’re tired of driving into the Cities to get good beer," says Steve Hayes, one of three co-founders of Omni Brewing Co. in Maple Grove. “There’s nothing out where we live." A young population and a busy restaurant scene between Ma...
7 days ago | Beer
Summer in Minnesota: the shortest month of the year. Okay, perhaps it's not quite so short. But you'd think it was, considering how many activities we try to cram in. Whenever it’s time to get out of the office but the lake is too far away, there’...
13 days ago | Beer
Maybe it’s because football season is still a few months away, but Minnesota and Wisconsin seem to be getting along better this summer, at least in the beer world. On Monday, Lucid Brewing announced the purchase of Hudson’s American Sky Brewing. T...