Forget the Bubbly: A Sparkly Beer Cocktail for New Year’s Eve

They say the person you kiss at midnight on New Year’s Eve is the person you’ll spend the rest of the year with. Applying that bit of logic to my beverage of choice means that a beer on New Year’s Eve should yield another year filled with great brews. And what we all need afterRead more

Inside Craft Brew Territory at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair

  The 2016 Minnesota State Fair featured at least 10 new fair-exclusive beers. I’ll just come right out and admit that a Mouth Trap cheese curd value bucket pretty much destroyed my ability to put back that many brews. That, and I had to save room for – GASP – tried-and-true Minnesota beers that weren’tRead more

Can’t Miss Summer Beer Festivals

It’s Memorial Day Weekend so that means summer is officially here! Break out those white pants and goses, y’all.  Last weekend I attended Art-A-Whirl, which always feels like the official kickoff to summer beer festival season with all of the Northeast breweries throwing down with live music, fresh beer and community-inspired events. The summer timeRead more

March Brew Mood Board

I’m still not sure what to call this feature, but sitting down and thinking about all of the beers I want to drink and events I want to prioritize has been SO helpful. It’s a blessing and a curse to have a craft beer scene as lively as ours is here in the Twin Cities. Read more