It's easy to get caught up in the excitement over the Northeast Brew District, the many new beers on the market, and the wonderful festivals across the state. However, the beer business isn't just taking off in taprooms and at festivals; the booming business is affecting all sectors, notably retail. ... More >>
Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee held a brief hearing on a bill introduced by Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, that would legalize Sunday liquor sales.SEE ALSO: Study: Sunday liquor sales would boost state revenue Polling shows Minnesotans support Sunday sales by a two-to-one margin, yet the la ... More >>
The fast-casual restaurant splendidly combines European beer hall and Chicago hot-dog stand
As we reported earlier this week, Minneapolis really loves its craft beer, and the new beer bar and restaurant moving into the old Panera Bread space on Hennepin in northeast Minneapolis has high hopes that will translate to big-time success, reports the Star Tribune.New Bohemia Bar and Re ... More >>
Why not ring in the new year with a different kind of bubbly? Jason Alvey, owner of the Four Firkins specialty beer store, helped us select a sixer for New Year's Eve--and any night, for that matter.
The House committee was too busy arguing to get Surly yesterday afternoon.A long argument over a car insurance bill prevented the House Commerce Committee from approving its version of an omnibus liquor bill yesterday afternoon. However, the House version is now public and it does contain the Sur ... More >>
Four Firkins fights for schwagSurly's big announcement last week of its intention to build a new brewery/restaurant/event center has the Twin Cities beer world abuzz. The proposed changes to state law necessary for Surly to realize the dream-facility already have forces on both sides gearing ... More >>
Raise a pint to local breweries
The liquid libations created by Odell Brewing are making a big splash this week as they launch in the Twin Cities market. Starting today, the Colorado-based brewery's founder, Doug Odell, and head brewer, Joe Mohrfeld, will be attending a whopping *30* different beer-related tastings/dinners/ ... More >>
Minnesota's most popular seasonal IPA goes on sale Monday.
Surly, Summit, Brau Brothers among the intoxicating additions to Minnesota culture
Looking for the weirdest, most obscure beers in Minnesota? They're at the Four Firkins.