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The Truth Behind 10 IPA Myths

Today is IPA Day! And while you celebrate with your favorite IPA, read up on these myths surrounding the style and find out the truth behind each of them.


MillerCoors Buys Second Craft Brewery This Month

MillerCoors announced Friday that it had bought a majority stake in Oregon’s Hop Valley Brewing Company. The brewery opened in 2009, and is known for it’s IPA’s. MillerCoors said the current management and team will continue…


Six of the Best Twin Cities Brewery Patios

We’re well into summer, and if you haven’t been spending much time enjoying it, now’s the time to get out before the season’s over. And what better way to soak in the sun then drinking…


Surly Set to Begin Expansion

Next month, Surly Brewing Co will begin an expansion at their Minneapolis location which will allow Surly to double their production. The project will create room for 14 more fermentation tanks, however the brewery will start by…


MillerCoors to Purchase Majority Stake of Terrapin Beer Co

Tenth & Blake Beer Co., MillerCoors’ Craft and Import division, has agreed to purchase a majority stake of Georgia’s Terrapin Beer Co. MillerCoors has owned a minority stake in Terrapin since 2012. The Terrapin team will…


United States DOJ Approves AB InBev – SABMiller Merger

On Wednesday, the US Justice Department approved AB InBev’s purchase of SABMiller, marking one more major victory in the process. AB InBev now only needs regulatory approval from China, then it will be able to…


The Best People to Drink with at Each St. Paul Brewery

There a lot of things that can affect how much you enjoy brewery, and one of those things can be the people you are with. Some places are better for family, while some are better…


Breweries Struggling to Come Up with Catchy Names

With new breweries constantly opening, and new beer constantly being brewed, it can be difficult to find a name that has not been used. This struggle has lead to trademark battles becoming the norm among…


Anheuser-Busch InBev Offers Distributors Incentive Program

Even though Anheuser-Busch InBev still holds a large majority of the beer market, sales have been down 5.7% in the last 10 years, while craft beer sales have risen 173.6%. To help combat this decline,…


Three Minnesota Brewery Road Trips to Take

Looking to take a road trip this weekend? Want to check out some craft breweries outside of the metro area? Star Tribune has mapped out three different routes, easily doable for a day trip, that…


Minnesota Breweries Make List of Top Breweries Over 25

While the majority of the breweries in the US are relatively new (25 states don’t have an operating brewery over 25 years old), there are those that have survived through the decades and remained staples…


10 Beers Perfect for the 4th of July Weekend

Having a hard time deciding what beer to drink this holiday weekend? Check out this list of 10 beers that are perfect for the 4th.


Old Chicago and Sam Adams Team Up for World’s Largest Tap Takeover

On Saturday, July 9th, Old Chicago will celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the “World’s Largest Tap Takeover” in partnership with Sam Adams. Over 1,400 taps at 94 Old Chicago locations will be taken over with…


Sundays Becoming One of the Busiest Days for Breweries

It’s been a little over a year since Sunday Growler Sales were made legal in Minnesota, and breweries across the state are seeing the benefits. Sundays have become one of the best sales days for…


Comparing Craft Beer Options at Twin Cities Stadium

US Bank Stadium released their craft beer offerings earlier this week, and it didn’t disappoint. With that announcement, City Pages decided to compare the Twin Cities stadiums and the beer options available. Click here to…


Odell and Lift Bridge Collaborate for Charity

Colorado’s Odell Brewing Company and Minnesota’s own Lift Bridge Brewing Company have teamed up and created the new Peaks and Prairies Beer. The Belgian Ale is made with peaches and cardamom, giving it a sweet and…


Minnesota Craft Beer Plans Unveiled for US Bank Stadium

With work on the new US Bank Stadium completed, the Vikings have announced their plans for what Minnesota Craft Beers will be sold at the stadium. Summit, 612 Brew, Surly Brewing Company, Lake Monster, Lift…


Are You Listening to the Right Music when Drinking?

A new study out of Belgium suggests that music can affect how beer tastes, as well as how strong the beer is thought to be. Participants were asked to sample beer multiple times (unaware that…


Craft Beer Consumers Using Phones When Buying Beer

It’s the age of technology, and the US has the most craft breweries it’s ever had, so it’s only natural that these two things would be used together. In a new study, it was discovered…


Gift Ideas for the Dad Who Loves Beer

Father’s Day is just a few days away, and if you’re struggling with what to get your dad, here are some ideas if he’s a beer enthusiast.


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