This week's Beer of the Week is a British-inspired Extra Special Bitter called Parapet from Northeast Minneapolis-based brewery NorthGate Brewing. NorthGate specializes in session ales, meaning that their beers generally have a lower ABV than the high-velocity ones we've become accustomed to. T ... More >>
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In an effort to capitalize on St. Patrick's Day, the only thing about March that, let's be real, we all pretend is more fun than it really is because we desperately need something to hold on to in the midst of endless winter, Morrissey's Irish Pub in Uptown has announced an opening date that's just ... More >>
Now that its Wall's End Brown is pouring at Grumpy's in Northeast and their license has officially been approved by the Minneapolis City Council, Northgate Brewing is looking toward a promising future. The Northeast Minneapolis brewery is preparing to release its first round of seasonal be ... More >>
By Justin BakerThere may not be two bands that have accelerated more rapidly and ridiculously to mass music geek adoration in 2012 than Of Monsters and Men and Japandroids. These are bands that were barely on the popular radar a little over a year ago that are now in the midst of U.S. victory laps ... More >>
Are you familiar with Pimm's No. 1 Cup? This centuries-old liqueur has some lesser known cousins (the No. 3 and the No. 6) that are still in production, but the most popular by far is the No. 1. It's a cola-colored, gin-based liqueur that is faintly herby and is set off perfectly when mixed with cit ... More >>
Mark RobertsBrewer Damian McConn and his Gold Sovereign AleEarlier this month Summit Brewing Company released the sixth beer in its Unchained Series. Gold Sovereign Ale is an English IPA brewed according to a 19th-century recipe but using modern ingredients and brewing processes. In crafting ... More >>
What's the wallaby on the label of that shiraz trying to tell you? What about the syrah label featuring a generic chateau? Dear Dara answers all your peskiest wine questions.
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