Monday, February 8, 2016
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    rhombus guys brewing in grand forks

    Driving to and from Winnipeg is a long, boring activity. And highway speeds in North Dakota make it harrowing in no uncertain terms, even in the best of

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    surly + mikkeller + brettanomyces

    I love a good collaboration beer, especially between two breweries at the top of their game. Combine that with the fact that it arrived on my doorstep and, hey,

  • CKH pour your own

    community keg house opens

    When I first got wind of the concept behind Community Keg House I was wandering through Northeast Open Streets. This scene immediately came to mind: For those who

  • The biggest mistakes 2

    the biggest mistakes new breweries make, part two

    For part one, click here. First in the Biggest Mistakes series was a look at the problem of new breweries serving premature beer to paying customers. Turns out

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    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

  • the biggest mistakes

    the biggest mistakes new breweries make, a drinker’s perspective

    Beyond just bad beer or poor service, there are some predictable pitfalls in the business of opening a new brewery. Launching any new business is rife with difficulties,

  • cocktails @ il foro

    eat & drink il foro

    Il Foro now occupies one of the most incredible indoor spaces you probably have never heard about. The dining room has an extensive history as the Forum Cafeteria,

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    thanksgiving beer pairing

    I am so very tired of hearing article after segment after blog post about Thanksgiving wine pairing without any mention of beer or cider. Sure, when it comes

  • INSIGHT BREWING

    one year of insight – celebrate this Saturday!

    Insight Brewing is turning one this weekend and they are inviting you to celebrate! The party celebrates Insight’s big trip around the sun and honors the brewery theme: traveling

  • able Now Open

    able seedhouse + brewery now open

    Nearly two breweries open per day in the United States. And though our nation still doesn’t contain the number of breweries it did before the industrial revolution, we’re

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Posted On November 7, 2015 | No Comments on Schell’s Apparent Horizon

The eighth beer in Schell’s Noble Star Series continues to impress sour beer lovers just as much as the first seven. Consider the ground we’ve covered so far:  a traditional Berliner Weisse, a raspberry variant, [...]

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Driving to and from Winnipeg is a long, boring activity. And highway speeds in North Dakota make it harrowing in no uncertain terms, even in the best of weather. The near-zero temps and our successful re-entering [...]

CKH pour your own
Posted On January 14, 2016 | 2 Comments on community keg house opens

When I first got wind of the concept behind Community Keg House I was wandering through Northeast Open Streets. This scene immediately came to mind: For those who have not heard about the tap-DIY soon to [...]

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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 [...]