Jacquie Berglund

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Finnegan's launches Kickstarter for its seasonal Irish stout

    The Finnegan's lineup is getting heavier with the addition of an Irish stout this fall. Starting in October, the for-charity brewery will release a new Irish inspired stout named Dead Irish Poet to sell in sampler packs and on draught. The "Saintly Sampler" packs will offer 12 bottles, consisting o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Tastemakers, TIME Magazine's "Gods of Food," and why Stephanie March is pissed

    Did you hear about that Time Magazine article? The one that named the so-called "Gods of Food"? While many of those listed were undoubtedly highly influential chefs, not one of the chefs was female. (There were four women on the list of 13 "gods," but not one was a chef.) It was an infuriating snub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Finnegans: turning beer into food for 12 years

    As more Minnesota breweries are born, identifying each brand's niche is a key element. Finnegans has known this all along. Currently the fifth largest beer producer in the state, the twelve year-old company runs on the unique business model of a for-profit non-profit. The company sells its beer and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    The Growler, local beer magazine, launches today

    Not many cities have their own beer-focused magazine. Although there may be others, Philly Beer Scene is the only one I'm aware of. But the Twin Cities are about to join that rarefied group. The Growler, a new brew-centric, bi-monthly published by beer-fest producer the Beer Dabbler launches today w ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    December 8, 1999