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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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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 >>