Harriet Brewing

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    April 9, 2014

    Harriet to throw all-day, free party for Maibock release

    It's spring in Minnesota, and in the brewing universe, that means Maibock season. To celebrate its own unique brew, the Sol Bock, Harriet Brewing will throw a free party at the brewery on April 26 from 1 to 10 p.m. "This year I brewed Sol Bock as traditionally as possible, German-style," says owne ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Boom Island opening taproom

    Another weekend, another new taproom. This time Boom Island is opening their new digs -- on Valentine's Day, no less. They're marking the date with a special Hoodoo Dubbel with raspberries and chocolate. The taproom is going to be open Wednesday through Saturday each week and will also offer growler ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Winterfest, Harriet Extravaganza, Town Hall chili cook-off

    For those who survived the frigid Winter Beer Dabbler last week, a new weekend brings new beer events, headlined by two large parties on Friday, each in a different city. In Minneapolis, Harriet Brewing is taking over the taps at the Cedar Cultural Center for their 3rd Anniversary Extravaganza. It' ... More >>

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    January 17, 2014

    Weekend brew roundup: Lake Monster, North Shore Brewery tours, and more

    The Minnesota brew scene sees more start-ups each and every month, from outstate locations to the downtown metro. It's a pleasant chore to keep up with the news, and this rundown of the weekend's events is a good primer on where to get good, fresh, locally made beer right now. Top billing goes to L ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Beer of the Week: Harriet's Dark Abbey Ale

    This week's beer of the week is Harriet Dark Abbey Ale, a Belgian-style dubbel from Harriet Brewing. Fitting with their Belgian-heavy line-up, the beer offers a mixture of medium-dark brews and stronger Belgian styles. It first hits with a sweetened, roasted malt reminiscent of a malty brown ale, bu ... More >>

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    December 13, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: MN Beer Activists at Dangerous Man, Herkimer Anniversary, and more

    Before the real holiday madness sets in, the smart breweries, bars, and beer organizations are squeezing in their releases and events. There's a lot going on this weekend, so let's just get right into it.Top billing goes to the Minnesota Beer Activists Fundraiser Bash this Saturday at Dangerous Man ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    Weekend Brew round-up: Ward 6 Anniversary, firkin releases, and more

    It's shaping up to be a frigid weekend, but that doesn't mean you can't bundle up and venture out for a beer-soaked good time. There are quite a few releases happening this weekend, but top billing goes to Ward 6's anniversary party. They're kicking off the celebration with a Pour Decisions tap ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Weekend Brew round-up: Gastro Non Grata, Yoga at the Brewery, and more

    It's officially cold. That means it's time to bring your drinking indoors. Luckily there are some good options for doing just that this weekend.Top billing goes to Gastro Non Grata this Sunday at Triple Rock Social Club. Starting at 6:00 p.m., Surly Brewing will be on hand supplying brews, and ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Harriet Brewing announces 3rd Anniversary Extravaganza

    The folks at Harriet Brewing aren't the only ones who will be marking a milestone when they host their 3rd Anniversary Extravaganza on Friday, January 31 at the Cedar Cultural Center. The Cedar is turning 25 and Harriet Brewing viewed this as a perfect tie-in with their special event: an evening of ... More >>

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    November 15, 2013

    Weekend Brew round-up: Release parties, taprooms, and more

    The outdoor beer-drinking events may have ceased, at least until the Beer Dabbler at Winter Carnival (look forward to it on January 25), but the seasonal beer release parties are in full effect. There are a few exciting ones going on this weekend, starting with Lift Bridge's Commander Barleywin ... More >>

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    November 8, 2013
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    October 25, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Darkness Day, Iron Bartender, and more

    Top billing for weekend drinkin' goes to Surly's annual Darkness Day, happening this Saturday at their Brooklyn Center brewing facility and grounds. It's a whole day (and night before, if you're one of the diehard camp-out types) of beer, bands, and food trucks starting at 11:00 a.m. and going stron ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Big River Brew Fest, Fall Food Truck Rally, and more

    You've done the apple orchard thing. You've taken a hay ride. Maybe you're so on the ball that you even have your pumpkins all lined up for carving. You think you have done all the fun fall things, but there's even more events going on this weekend and since this is the brew round-up, they all invol ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    A duck feast awaits at Grand Cafe's Ducktoberfest

    There have been plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations going on this past month, but tomorrow Grand Cafe in Minneapolis is throwing a Ducktoberfest, which in addition to being a festival of local beer from Harriet Brewing, is also, as you might have guessed, a delicious four-course love letter to waterf ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013
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    September 24, 2013

    Harriet Brewing ready for Rauchfest 2013

    A night at the Harriet Brewing taproom is always pleasant. Tie in beautiful September weather and the music of Jeff Ray & Hurricane Harold, and a bit of magic happens. And so it did at last night's Rauchfest tasting party. As beer drinkers across the world know, the end of summer is the time for Ok ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Food Truck Rally returns with a fall feast

    A semi-circle of colorfully decorated trucks held court outside Harriet Brewing this summer, luring fans with seductive scents of bulgogi, fried pork belly, and Argentinian empanadas. The first food truck rally organized by the Minnesota Food Truck Association (MNFTA) was such a success, they're now ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Lift Bridge Anniversary party, Kielbasa Fest, and more

    It's a real sausage fest this weekend as Kramarczuk's kicks off its fourth-annual Kielbasa Festival at 5 p.m. tonight. In fact, in honor of the event, Mayor R.T. Rybak has declared today "Kielbasa Day" in Minneapolis. The Kielbasa festivities include lots of live polka and Ukrainian folk music, ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: State Fair, Borough block party, and more

    Let's just get right to it, shall we? As this is the first weekend of the State Fair, there's really no other sensible place to do some outdoor beer drinking. But once inside the gates, it's easy to get overwhelmed with choices so here are a few of our favorite spots with beer gardens and a sampling ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Bocce ball, Augtoberfest, and more

    With three different beer-centered events all happening within a four block radius, the West Bank is definitely the place to be this weekend. But let's not skip over one of the end-of-summer-fests beer drinkers look forward to for ringing in the next brew season. Tilia's annual Augtoberfest is this ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Friday brewery round-up: Minnesota Food Truck Rally and more

    Everyone seems to have enjoyed Cocktails at the Castle last night at ASI (if you missed it this time around, they'll be hosting another one soon), but it's the weekend now and the weekend is time for beer. Top billing goes to the very first Great Minnesota Food Truck Rally at Harriet Brewing th ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    Weekend brewery round-up: Summer Beer Dabbler and more

    We've experienced a scorcher of a week, but more tolerable temperatures are on the way so why not plan to attend one of the many outdoor, beer-related events going on this weekend? Our top pick is the Summer Beer Dabbler happening this Saturday in its new location at Upper Landing Park in ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    First-annual Great Minnesota Food Truck Rally

    Without question, a gathering of food trucks is cause for celebration. Throw in some beer and local music and it's likely an evening of fun. Now, not every gathering has been a huge success, poor planning and high prices have plagued some other truck events. The difference with this event is that it ... More >>

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    July 10, 2013
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    June 14, 2013

    Weekend brewery round-up: St. Paul Summer Beer Fest and more

    Hopefully this week's cover story got you all inspired to go check out some of our local brewery taprooms, but this weekend's top billing goes to the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Craft beer fans will gather tomorrow, June 15 starting at 2:00 p.m. in the International Bazaar at the Minnesota State Fair ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, & Deep Blues Festival 2013 lineup

    Over the past few years, the people behind the Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, & Deep Blues Festival have done a fantastic job assembling a diverse, affordable music lineup that has something for fans of just about any genre. This year, for their 3rd Annual Festival, the fine folks at Patrick's Cabare ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    The state of Minnesota beer

    Drinking in the new local breweries sprouting up around town

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    June 7, 2013

    Brewery round-up: Where to drink (and eat) this weekend

    As always, there's lots to do this weekend if you are a fan of both beer and food. Top billing goes to the matchup of Butcher & the Boar and Pour Decisions Brewery in Roseville. Tonight B & the B is doing an in-house event there starting at 5:00 p.m. and going until food runs out, which ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Grand Old Day and Growler turns one: Where to drink this weekend

    The obvious choice for celebrating this weekend is City Pages Beer Fest (featuring beers from more than 30 breweries and food from Velee Deli Food Truck, Pat's Tap, Big 10, and Old Chicago), but if you're looking for more to do on Friday, Sunday, or Saturday before 5:00 p.m. and after 9:00 p.m. ... More >>

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    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.

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    April 17, 2013
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    February 22, 2013

    Weekend brew and food truck roundup

    The marriage of food trucks and local breweries is a logical one. Both businesses have boomed in recent years, and great food always tastes better with a perfectly crafted brew. We're confident these two will live happily ever after. For all those who are missing the mobile food vendors in these fri ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Harriet Brewing and Cajun 2 Geaux host Fat Tuesday party tomorrow

    Let the good times roll! Mardi Gras is upon us. It's time to break out the beads and the king cake. While we might not have many things in common with our friends in the state at the other end of the Mississippi, there is one spot where you can get your red beans and rice fix this Tuesday.

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    December 26, 2012
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    October 15, 2012

    New Bohemia Wurst and BierHaus opens Tuesday

    After just a few months of construction and remodeling at the old Panera Bread on East Hennepin, the space has been transformed into an entirely new type of eatery. New Bohemia Wurst and BierHaus, a European-style beer hall, opens at 4 on Tuesday evening.Here's more about the concept and specifics a ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Mark Mallman's CD release show highlights Sound Unseen's music lineup

    In addition to the terrific slate of music-related films and documentaries that Sound Unseen has scheduled for their 2012 festival, organizers have also just released their eclectic music lineup for this year's festivities. All of these scheduled performances are 21 and absolutely free, and are set ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012
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    July 9, 2012

    Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival 2012 lineup, set times

    Going by the title of the Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival alone, it would appear that there would be something for everybody at the South Minneapolis music festival. And, when you dig deeper into the stellar lineup for the day, you will find that to indeed be true, as a great, eclectic mix of b ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Hola Arepa, World Street Kitchen are among food trucks hitting the streets

    They continue to emerge from their wintry slumbers, these motorized beasts of street cuisine. This week saw the return of a few fan favorites and the promise of more to come.World Street Kitchen has returned, Sameh Wadi rolled out his truck for the first time Thursday. The line for the Yum Yum bowl ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012
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    March 8, 2012

    Fulton opens Minneapolis's first taproom Saturday [VIDEO]

    ​Just a couple months shy of the Surly Bill's one-year anniversary, Minneapolis's first taproom opens on Saturday, courtesy of the guys at Fulton Beer. In January, the Minneapolis City Council approved the new taproom license, and the brewers at both Fulton and Harriet Brewing were first in line ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012

    Summit announces plans for $6 million brewery expansion

    ​With craft breweries like Boom Island Brewing, Fulton, Harriet Brewing, and Lucid popping up all over the metro area, Minnesota's largest craft brewer has no intention of getting lost in the shuffle. Summit has plans for a major expansion of its St. Paul brewery, slated to begin in late ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012
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    January 23, 2012

    Harriet Brewing anniversary, St. Paul Grill bourbon dinner this week in food

    If your New Year's Resolution involved dialing back your booze intake, you might want to sit this Week in Food out, because we've got a bourbon dinner, a California wine dinner, and a celebration of Harriet Brewing's first anniversary all in the span of this January week.

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    August 4, 2011

    Harriet Brewing Rauchfest 2011

    Rauchfest rounds out September beer fests​September will be a busy month for Twin Cities beer fans. There are so many events and happenings that they are doubling up on days. September 10th brings both Surlyfest and the Summit Silver Anniversary bash. The 17th is Autumn Brew Review, the big ev ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011
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    January 6, 2011

    Harriet Brewing Co., Minneapolis's newest brewery, gets ready to launch

    Harriet Brewing Company Harriet Brewing Company opening in Minneapolis​isn't just the latest entry into the burgeoning Minnesota beer scene, it's also the first new non-brewpub brewery in the city of Minneapolis since the Grain Belt Brewery closed in 1975. The brand-new brewery is housed in a ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Local brewers pick their favorite beers

    Three local breweries pick their favorite local beers.

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    May 12, 2010
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