Saturday, September 5, 2015
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    Fair State’s Lactobac series

    Sour beer is no longer the oddity within the beer market that it once was. When I first wrote about sour beers, I got several messages from people,

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    beer belongs …with art

    The Beer Belongs advertising campaign, which ran in a series of 132 ads from 1945 to 1956, was one of the most successful American ad campaigns of all time. It

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    beer belongs

    “In this friendly, freedom-loving land of ours – beer belongs…Enjoy it!”  Today while grocery shopping I saw the father of an infant wearing a Summit Brewing hat. In a

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    In Cahoots

    Collaboration brewing is a serious interest of mine. The idea of two or more brewers getting together to create something synergistic is very appealing to me as both

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    Women in Beer: from Sumeria to Summit

      This article was originally published under the auspices of The Four Firkins blog. As the website is no more, I am publishing it here. The repetition, for

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    a tour of Sierra Nevada with Ken Grossman

    The first day of the Beer Bloggers Conference brought an incredible level of excitement. I kept calling it the first day of school – I don’t want to

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    let’s drink durham

    Durham isn’t for everyone, so the saying goes. But man, it’s definitely for me. It’s a tobacco town as much as Minneapolis is a milling one. Old warehouses,

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    beer bloggers unite! BBC in Asheville

    Next week I will be traveling to North Carolina for the National Beer Bloggers Conference! Asheville will play host to hundreds of writers, not to mention some incredible

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    we need a little revival

    I have it on good authority than more than one misguided neighbor has attempted to order multiple entire fried chickens for takeout from Kingfield’s insta-hit, Revival. The deep-fried

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    what it was like to be a part of the four firkins (a eulogy of sorts)

    It was two years ago this week that I did not get a job at The Four Firkins. I had submitted my resume the very day the call

beer belongs hd 2
Posted On August 24, 2015 | No Comments on beer belongs …with art

The Beer Belongs advertising campaign, which ran in a series of 132 ads from 1945 to 1956, was one of the most successful American ad campaigns of all time. It was seen by millions of Americans and [...]

Collision Course
Posted On May 18, 2015 | No Comments on steel toe is on a roll

I’ve said it at least a dozen times and I will say it again: Steel Toe Brewing knows what the heck they’re doing. Call me biased as a St. Louis Park native, fine, but the [...]

revival wallpaper

I have it on good authority than more than one misguided neighbor has attempted to order multiple entire fried chickens for takeout from Kingfield’s insta-hit, Revival. The deep-fried South Minneapolis creation – from the owners [...]

JC grappa cocktail

This Saturday in Waconia the public will finally get their first look at J. Carver Distillery. Of course, many discerning drinkers have already had their first taste – bottles of vodka and gin have been [...]