Thursday, July 28, 2016
  • Damm Inedit

    the best beer you’ve never heard of

    It has been said that the best beer is made in America. Looking for German, Belgian, or British beer? No need to buy a plane ticket. Instead, seek

  • #MERICA!

    #Merica!… Back of House, Bud, and Blais

    The first evidence that macro breweries were planning to publicly take on the rising tide of craft beer precipitated during the 2015 Superbowl ads. The one-minute slideshow comparing

  • ontario beer

    beyond the pale + tooth and nail, ottawa

    How life can change so unexpectedly and wonderfully is not the topic of this post. However, before delving into beer from two of the best breweries in Ontario, I

  • norseman cocktail room

    norseman cocktail room

      Visiting a taproom isn’t only about the beer. Until five years ago, Minnesota breweries were forced to function without a way of directly serving pints of beer

  • the rookery COVER

    the rookery food and cocktails

    As opposed to my more calculated dining experiences, the ones for which I plan to bring a notebook and have a deadline, The Rookery was another story. It

  • blind tiger

    blind tiger, winnipeg

    Back in January, I paid a visit to Winnipeg, Manitoba, for Ukrainian Christmas. Manitoba is the Canadian province just above North Dakota and Minnesota. And January is, surely,

Citra hops
Posted On April 23, 2016 | 5 Comments on spotlight on citra

I take it as a sign of maturation within our beer market that the general public can name specific types of hops. Hop varieties are listed in descriptions on many beer menus, and several very [...]

ontario beer

How life can change so unexpectedly and wonderfully is not the topic of this post. However, before delving into beer from two of the best breweries in Ontario, I am forced to point out that my [...]

Damm Inedit

It has been said that the best beer is made in America. Looking for German, Belgian, or British beer? No need to buy a plane ticket. Instead, seek out the best craft beer bar you [...]

doggery decor
Posted On December 24, 2015 | No Comments on The Doggery, Rochester

I recently had a friend in from out of town who was shocked to see that Minneapolis has really become a cocktail destination. It hadn’t occurred to me as abnormally impressive, being from Minneapolis and [...]