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Surly’s Head Brewer Stepping Down

Surly Brewing Company announced yesterday that its Head Brewer, Todd Haug, will be resigning from his position in order to pursue other opportunities in the industry. Haug has been with Surly for over 10 years, and…


Top Beer Destinations in America

In a 2015 Travelocity survey, over 75% of the participants said they would like to take a trip that consists of visiting different breweries and sampling beer. Based on those results, Travelocity partnered with the…


AB InBev Purchases Home Brewing Supply Company

AB InBev’s newest purchase is a departure from their usual acquisitions – the company has purchased home brew supply company Northern Brewer.  Northern Brewer was founded 23 years ago, and is one of the largest home brew companies…


UK Brewery Expanding to the US

The UK’s biggest craft brewery has set their sights on an expansion into the US. BrewDog will open a 100,000 square-foot brewery in Columbus, Ohio, with plans to begin production in February or March. And, if…


5 Local Beers to Try in October

Looking to change up your beer now that the season has changed? Try these 5 locally brewed new releases. Click here for the list.


Great American Beer Fest Winners

The Great American Beer Fest took place this past weekend in Colorado, and featured more than 800 breweries. As part of the Saturday festivities, the Brewers Association announced the winner list for the 2016 Great…


Push Beginning for Later Beer Sales in St. Paul

St. Paul is one of the few places left in Minnesota to cut-off  off-premise liquor sales at 8pm, however, that could soon change. Tired of having to turn away growler sales after 8pm, St. Paul Breweries…


Beer Made with George Washington’s Recipe

New York’s Blue Point Brewing Company has introduced it’s Colonial Ale – a beer made with a 260 year old recipe from the country’s first president, George Washington. The recipe was found in an old…


AB InBev Clears Final Hurdle in SAB Miller Takeover

Following a 95% approval vote from British shareholders of SAB Miller, Anhesuser-Busch InBev has cleared all requirements for their acquisition of SAB Miller. Shareholders voted 95% in favor of the deal, surpassing the 75% AB InBev…


The Top 55 OktoberFest Beers

It’s that time of year when breweries roll out their fall line-up of brews, including the popular OktoberFest. And while all the choices can be overwhelming, to help, here’s a list of the top 55 OktoberFests,…


The Best Beer in Every State

There are plenty ‘Best Beer From Each State’ lists, but the people at First We Feast felt that one needed to be done using a panel, rather than online review and algorithms. They composed a panel…


Burger Flavored Beer is Coming

Thanks to Red Robin, soon you will be able to satisfy your burger craving with a beer. The restaurant is set to debut its Banzai Burger inspired Grilled Pineapple Golden Ale on October 6th at the…


Pumpkin Beer Losing Popularity

Pumpkin season is here, and while its seems everyone is coming out with more and more pumpkin flavored offerings, one industry has actually lessened its pumpkin offerings – the craft beer industry. An all-time low…


Craft Beer for Football Sundays

Football and beer go hand in hand. However, that beer is usually a light, macro brew. If you’re looking for a good craft beer to drink while cheering on your team, here are 7 football…


Craft Beer a Big Seller at the State Fair

The Craft Beer Trend has hit the Minnesota State Fair. For the first time in the history of the fair, 6 of the top 10 grossing fair booths were beer vendors. Leading the pack was Ballpark Cafe,…


Minnesota Beers to Try this Fall

Fall is here, and brewers are beginning to roll out their OktoberFests, Pumpkin Ales and other fall flavors. And if you’re looking to get in the fall spirit, here are some suggestions for Minnesota brews…


Top 10 US OktoberFest Brews

OktoberFest season is in full swing, and to help you decide which one to reach for, here’s a list of the Top 10 OktoberFests brewed in the United States.


5 Useful Apps for Beer Drinkers

There are plenty of beer-related apps available, and it can be hard to decipher which ones are worth the download. Paste Magazine has combed through and narrowed it down to the top 5. See the list…


Old Style to Release First New Beer in 15 Years

This month, Old Style will be releasing their first new beer in 15 years – Old Style Oktoberfest. The beer is being brewed in La Crosse, WI, and will only be available in 5 states…


10 Behind the Scenes Craft Beer Jobs

The craft beer industry has created a lot of jobs over the years, with an estimated 424,000 created in 2014. And while ‘brewer’ is the first job thought of when thinking about a craft brewery,…


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