Badger Hill

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Minnesota IPAs

    India Pale Ale: The name alone brings location to mind. It's a beer of varied style and story. From floral West Coast ales to malt-forward British IPAs and fruity-nosed Belgian IPAs, each IPA has a sense of place in its recipe. Minnesota IPAs are no exception. We sipped our way through this most po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Newcomer Pryes Brewing on Brewery/Taproom Plans and What Makes a Beer Creative

    Earlier this month, Pryes Brewing (pronounced "prize") hit local bars and restaurants with flagship beer Miraculum IPA, a citrus, hoppy take on the popular style that originated in England. The brewery is located in Minnetonka, sharing space and equipment with Lucid in what has been termed an "alter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Pryes Brewing's Miraculum is a Citrusy, Dry-Hopped Minnesota IPA

    Miraculum IPA, comes to us from Pryes Brewing Company, a newly licensed joint that's operating out of Lucid's facility in Minnetonka. "It's a relatively little known shared equipment arrangement called an alternating proprietorship," says owner-founder Jeremy Pryes of his company's unique current s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Harriet at Open Streets, Castle Danger's new space, and Newcastle's Blood-Red Ale

    After an August heavy in beer festivals, it's time to step back and relax with a pint or two at the many taprooms, new and old, around the state. Strongbow will be at Mackenzie on Friday, giving away merchandise and Twins tickets. Also on Friday, Tin Whiskers will feature a cask-conditioned IPA du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Urban Growler opens, Canterbury Park Beer Festival, tap takeovers, and more

    Looking for a beer-loving experience outside of the usual urban parking lot or outdoor tent? How about at the race track? This Saturday you'll have your chance to go try some beers while you try your luck, at the Canterbury Park Beer Fest. Sample beer from national and local breweries such as Excels ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Minnesota brews win medals at US Open Beer Championships

    Here's another reason to celebrate Minnesota's beer scene. Earlier this month, Badger Hill Brewing Company won two awards at the annual US Open Beer Championships in Atlanta. Its MSB (Minnesota Special Bitter) took the gold for the Extra Special Bitter category, and the High Road Everyday Ale won a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    New taprooms, Boom Days, and Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Fest this weekend

    Got the post-All Star Game doldrums? Well, there are always new breweries, festivals, and beers to keep weekends new and exciting as the Twins kick off the second half of the season. See also: Minnesota's craft beer boom is the focus of new documentary film

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Beer of the Week: Badger Hill's Traitor IPA

    This week's beer of the week is Traitor IPA from Badger Hill Brewing. The beer is a new offering from Badger Hill and comes courtesy of Michael Koppelman, the brewery's new partner and head brewer. "Michael is passionate about ales and IPAs and this is his inaugural beer with Badger Hill," says co- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Suburban Bites: The 7 best places to eat in Edina

    Whether you live in the suburbs, or find yourself outside your regular stomping grounds in search of restaurant options, there's value in knowing more about all the great eats beyond Minneapolis and St. Paul's most covered neighborhoods. In our Suburban Bites series, we'll explore the best plac ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Badger Hill Brewing is moving to Shakopee, opening taproom

    Badger Hill Brewing is moving into its own space later this year, setting a tentative goal to open doors in Shakopee by Labor Day. The brewery, founded in 2011, is currently sharing space with Lucid and Bad Weather in an alternating proprietorship, a business arrangement in which the separate busine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Big Wood opening taproom

    There's never a dry moment when it comes to beer happenings in the Twin Cities and beyond. This weekend the award-winning Big Wood Brewery in White Bear Lake will launch its first taproom. The Big Wood taproom, which officially opens tonight, will be open each week from Thursday to Saturday and wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Badger Hill Brewing looks south of the river

    Badger Hill Brewing Company started making beer in 2012, sharing production space with Lucid and Bad Weather in a unique arrangement. Currently the brewery is prepping for a move to their own turf, trying to finalize on a property in the southern suburbs. The family run brewery was founded by husban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2013: Weekend Events

    Finally, it's Friday, it's the start of Art-A-Whirl, and it's time to celebrate the end of Craft Beer Week with a cold brew or two... or more. With dozens of events, tappings, and releases going on all weekend, we picked a handful of events that are sure to be filled to the brim with fun and hops.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2013: Wednesday Events

    You've made it over the mid-week uphill battle, and it's time to go treat yourself to something ice-cold, refreshing, and definitely full o' hops. Since it's Craft Beer Week, this is the week to go out and indulge in some new craft beers and meet the brewing geniuses behind the beer. We've compile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2013: Monday Events

    From ales and porters to stouts and lagers, we're crazy about craft beer. And this week, we're especially excited because it's American Craft Beer Week. To celebrate this week-long festival of tasty libations in our neck of the woods, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild are presenting 10,000 Minutes o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Zeke's Unchained Animal: A First Look

    The new spot with the funky name on East Lake Street is now fully up and running. The taps are flowing with a tasty beer selection, the ovens are cranking and the fryers are roiling. We stopped in for a first taste and found a couple of unexpected flavors and a little room for improvement.

  • Restaurants

    April 24, 2013

    Red Cow builds buzz-worthy burgers

    Loaded and stuffed is the name of the game at this new southwest Minneapolis burger joint

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Greg Grease's Cornbread, Pearl and G debuts at Press Play listening party

    The extraordinary local hip-hop culture blog Be Scene MPLS is debuting Press Play, a new series of listening parties, tonight with an exclusive first spin of rapper/producer Greg Grease's hotly awaited Cornbread, Pearl and G, slated for release on December 11. The event will be kept small (limited t ... More >>