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Summit Brewing Company

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Minnesota IPAs

    India Pale Ale: The name alone brings location to mind. It's a beer of varied style and story. From floral West Coast ales to malt-forward British IPAs and fruity-nosed Belgian IPAs, each IPA has a sense of place in its recipe. Minnesota IPAs are no exception. We sipped our way through this most po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    9 local breweries compete to create special Wilderness Act beers

    Brews and Canoes, a beer-themed celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Boundary Waters Wilderness Act, is approaching, and to celebrate the milestone, the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness (FBWW) put out a call to Minnesota's commercial brewers to submit special brews that reflect t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Red Stag In Cahoots Block Party 2014 lineup

    The 8th annual Red Stag Block Party comes with a twist. The event has been rebranded with a new partner in local beer mag The Growler, and is now called In Cahoots! What remains is another excuse to ignore the day-to-day responsibilities and drink on a Sunday afternoon in August while enjoying Minn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Summer Cycling 2014: A road trip for intermediates

    If you're looking for more of a challenge than our beginners' road trip is able to offer, consider taking our intermediate trip out to Summit Brewing Company in St. Paul. Last year, we took you to Lake Minnetonka for beach-going, good eats, and a stop at the local brewery. This year we're cutting ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Summer cycling 2014: A road trip for beginners

    Warm weather is back, so it's time for another summer road trip. Last year we mapped out three summer cycling adventures for you to try, and we're doing it again this year. If you enjoyed pedaling down to Minnehaha Park and Sea Salt, you should consider taking our new beginners' trip to Como Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Travail's summer vacation party: Pig roast, mussels, lawn games, live music, and karaoke

    The bad news is that Travail Kitchen and Amusements is taking a summer break from June 29 through July 17. The good news is that they'll go out with a bang, throwing their all-afternoon Prevailed Party! on June 29, featuring eats, drinks, bands, and lawn games at Lakeview Terrace Park in Robbinsdale ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Where to have a very hoppy IPA Day in the Twin Cities

    As if we needed an official day to pay homage to the smooth, delightfully bitter taste of IPA... and yet, here we are, counting down until our first sip on this hoppy holiday. We've rounded up some local places you can pay your respects to one of the craftiest beers around. So get out there, hold yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Minnesota contributes to the thriving craft beer industry: By the numbers

    Minnesotans aren't shy about their love of good craft beer. These days, it seems like everyone's trying to perfect their own special basement brews. However, for those of us who aren't lucky enough to get our fermentation fix on our own, buying craft beer -- both local and national -- is the way to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Celebrate National Donut Day in the Twin Cities

    Whether you prefer doughnuts or donuts, it's hard to nitpick over how delicious those little bits of fried dough are... especially when there are opportunities around town to get 'em for free for National Donut Day. Started in 1938, this scrumptious national holiday was established by The Salvatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Second-annual Spring Ale Fest this weekend

    As the craft beer boom continues to widen the availability of premium suds, the festivals continue to grown and change. Beer geeks can find plenty to get excited about at this weekend's second annual Spring Ale Fest, held at Uppercut Gym in northeast Minneapolis. We spoke with event organizer Connor ... 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

    January 14, 2013

    Summit, Excelsior and Hess make for a boozy Week in Food

    It's an all-alcohol Week in Food, with numerous beer, wine, and liquor-themed events -- most with food mixed in to keep you from having an entirely liquid diet. Instead of staying at home and depleting your own stash of booze, head to one of these events for a good cause/time/meal.

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Summit Backyard Bash is Saturday

    Last year Summit Brewing Company celebrated 25 years of beer with a blowout in the brewery's backyard. This year they turn 26. Seems like a good excuse to throw another party. And party is just what the folks at Summit plan to do. This year's Summit Backyard Bash happens Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    It's fantastic Fair time this Week in Food

    It's the Week in Food we wait for all year: Minnesota State Fair time. But man cannot live on grease alone, so we've packed this week's listings with everything from fair events to charity happy hours so you can spread out your gorging. 8/21 Tuesday night from 7 to 8:30 the Edina Barnes and Noble ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Summit Unchained #10 launches this week

    Summit Brewing Company's Unchained Series reached a milestone today with the release of its 10th beer, Belgian Style Abbey Ale. This tasty Belgian Dubbel is the creation of brewer Nate Siats, who was also responsible for the fifth beer in the series, Imperial Pumpkin Porter. Belgian Style Abbey Ale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Summit's Eric Blomquist on beer drinkin', brewing, and Unchained #9 (INTERVIEW)

    ​Sipping #9, the newest edition of Summit Brewing Company's Unchained series, the flavors of rich toffee and caramel blend with mellow banana, like a hint of Bananas Foster in a rich malty brew. Unchained #9--a Dunkel Weizen which is a darker version of the popular wheat beer Hefeweizen--was creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Summit Unchained #9-Dunkel Weizen to be released this week

    It's been two and a half years since Summit Brewing Company released Kölsch, the first of its Unchained Series beers, in August 2009. Since then the succession of beers conceived, controlled, and coaxed into being by Summit's crew of brewers has produced some of the most adventurous beers to come o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Summit and Schell's announce new small-batch releases

    Unchained #8: Black Ale release is October 24​Those who believe that Minnesota craft-beer pioneers August Schell and Summit Brewing Company are sitting back and resting on their laurels now have another reason to re-think this position. Last week both breweries announced the latest releases in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    SurlyFest vs. Summit Brewing 25th Anniversary Party: a beer drinker's dilemma

    Summit vs. Surly: Clash of titans!​Locavore beer drinkers will be facing the mother of all dilemmas this fall: Surly Brewing Company's annual SurlyFest is falling on the exact same day as the Summit Brewing Company's 25th Anniversary Party. What's a hop head to do?

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Summit's Silver Anniversary party: get the details

    Celebrate with Summit.​As we shared earlier this month, there is a whole lot merrymaking going on over at Summit Brewing as they celebrate their 25th Anniversary with events all over town and a big ole party at their headquarters this September. We wanted to give you the whole scoop:

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Summit's Silver Anniversary Ale--a sneak peek

    25 years of beers. ​ In 1986 Ronald Reagan was president, Top Gun was a biggie in movie theaters, and The Cosby Show was cracking folks up every Thursday night. 1986 was also the year when Summit Brewing Company began, working out of a former truck parts store on University Avenue in St. Paul. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Summit Silver Anniversary Ale release events

    Summit celebrates 25 years​July is going to be a busy month for the folks at Summit Brewing Company. There are two new Summit beers being debuted this month. The week of July 12 brings the seventh edition of the Unchained Series, Honeymoon Saison. The following week the brewery will fete its 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    St. Paul Summer Beer Fest this Saturday

    St. Paul Summer Beer Fest kicks off the summer season​The summer beer festival season kicks off this Saturday, June 25, with the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. In its third year, this is the biggest and best organized of all the Twin Cities' summer celebrations of suds. Formerly held in the parkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Summit Unchained #6: An interview with brewer Damian McConn

    Mark RobertsBrewer Damian McConn and his Gold Sovereign Ale​Earlier 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Summit announces release of Unchained #6 Gold Sovereign Ale

    Summit Unchained Series #6 due out March 7th​Summit Brewing Company stirred up the local beer scene in August 2009 when it rolled out the first of its Unchained Series of beers. For this series the brewers are set free (unchained) to do whatever they want to do. An individual brewer takes comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Summit brewer talks about new Unchained #5: Imperial Pumpkin Porter

    Imperial Pumpkin Porter​Summit Brewing Company recently released the fifth beer in their limited-availability Unchained Series, Imperial Pumpkin Porter. One of several Summit brewers, Nate Siats, is the mastermind behind the fall edition of the popular series. With a rich scent of chocolate an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Punch Pizza offers free Summit pints

    Summit BrewingTry #4 in the Unchained series free, if you buy 'za!​ Summit Brewing Company is releasing the fourth beer in its limited release Unchained Series this week, a Belgian Style Golden Ale (the others, India Style Rye Ale, German Style Kölsch, 90/- Scottish Style Ale have all been we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Summit takes home the gold at World Beer Cup

    ​They call it the Olympics of Beer--the biggest commercial beer contest in the world. The biannual Brewer's Association World Beer Cup, held last week in Boulder, featured 3,308 entries and was judged by 179 experts from 26 countries.St. Paul's Summit Brewing Company took first place in the Classi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Don't Forget the Children: A Benefit for Haiti this Sunday

    For every dollar raised the Mortenson Construction Company plans to match up to $20,000.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Summit Unchained 90/- Scottish Style Ale a delicious winter brew

    We sipped the 90/- Scottish Style Ale--and you should, too!

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Summit releases second brew in "Unchained Series"

    Summit's gone and done it again, this time with a Scottish-style ale.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    This week's "Best of Hot Dish"

    We're not through with summer yet. There's still porches to be sat on, summer brews in hand.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Summit releases "Unchained Series"

    Summit's letting its brewers flex some of their muscle with its new limited-edition "Unchained Series."

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Summit scrambling to keep up with demand for Horizon Ale

    Local liquor stores have been encountering a shortage of Summit's new Horizon Ale.

  • Restaurants

    May 6, 2009

    Minnesota's craft beer renaissance

    Surly, Summit, Brau Brothers among the intoxicating additions to Minnesota culture

  • News

    November 21, 2007

    Suffragette City

    Republican celebrates historic female party member by calling her a man

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
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    October 24, 2007
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    October 24, 2007
  • News

    January 5, 2000

    When you wish upon a city

    If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?

  • Restaurants

    February 24, 1999
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