Saturday, December 16, 2017

Browsing the "Taproom" Tag

venn brewing

Venn Brewing, a preview

Venn Brewing in Southeast Minneapolis is slated to open as soon as this month, and overall things have been pretty quiet, media-wise. I wanted to learn more about co-owner and head brewer, Kyle Sisco, as well as the Venn taproom, [...]

December 5, 2017 news and annoucements, the twin cities, Uncategorized
lupulin brewing cover

Lupulin Brewing in Big Lake

With so many breweries proximal to the heart of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the amount of airtime that Lupulin Brewing gets may be surprising. The quality of their beer is no secret, though, and their lines at festivals routinely stretch [...]

November 28, 2017 greater minnesota, tasting and critique
Utepils cover image

a first look at utepils

Perhaps no other brewery has had as much presence before its opening day since 612Brew opened in Northeast Minneapolis. Utepils Brewing has generated buzz for over a year (since about July, 2015, but who’s counting?) prior to opening their doors [...]

March 6, 2017 history and traditional styles, MN, tasting and critique
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 have not heard about the tap-DIY soon to open in the Grain Belt [...]

January 14, 2016 food and restaurants, the twin cities, Uncategorized
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, but opening a taproom in the current climate is a particular challenge. [...]

December 14, 2015 soapbox sunday, the twin cities, Uncategorized

Life’s Too Short Brewing – a quick peek

LTS (or Life’s Too Short) Brewing, founded in 2013 by owners Brandon Schulz and Jeff Werning, opened its taproom last month in Rochester. Located outside of the Mayo zone, LTS has a fairly large industrial building with plans to even add a restaurant. [...]

September 30, 2015 greater minnesota, Travel
Chocolate &

cherries and chocolate at indeed

Indeed Brewing has experienced resounding success with their sour cellaring program, which began at the beginning of this year. Their Wooden Soul series, which is meticulously cared for off-site, so as to keep the souring agents separate from their flagship [...]

September 20, 2015 the twin cities