The Beer Show

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Why Do Bars Rinse Your Glass Before Pouring?

At certain bars and breweries, you may have noticed that the bartender will rinse your glass before pouring your beer. Contrary to what you might think, it’s not because the glass is dirty. There are…


The Craziest Beers of Last Year

Breweries are at an all time high in the United States (4,144), which means brewers are continually coming up with unique beers in order to stand out. While some aren’t too out of the ordinary, there…


Fulton Beer announces new packaging

Fulton Brewery has announced new packaging for the Lonely Blonde and Sweet Child Of Vine beers.  Look for those 2 beers to be available at your local liquor store in 12-packs by the end of…


Each State’s Best IPA

With IPAs being the best selling style of craft beer in the US, there are so many options it can be hard to decide which ones to drink. To help you out, here is a…


Pour Your Own Taproom Opening in NE Minneapolis

Soon you will be able to pour your own glass of Minnesota Craft Beer! The Community Keg House opens January 15th in Northeast Minneapolis at the old Grain Belt Building in Northeast Minneapolis, and will…


Wisconsin State Law Harming Craft Industry

Currently, Wisconsin is 13th in terms of craft breweries in the United States with 121. However, other states could soon pass the Badger State if a current law isn’t amended. A provision in the 2011 state…


Drink This, Not That: Minnesota Beer Edition

Have you been looking for a new Minnesota craft beer to try, but aren’t sure which ones you would like? Here’s a list of 5 beers you’re probably drinking, and what you should swap them…


What kind of Beer Drinker are you?

Have you ever wondered what kind of a beer drinker you are?  Are you a Hop Head or a Casual Drinker?  Take a quick quiz and see if it matches your drinking habits. Click here…


The Shape of Your Glass Can Affect the Taste of Your Beer

Don’t be surprised if you receive your beer in an oddly shaped glass in the near future. Breweries are beginning to turn away from the typical pint glass, and instead serve up each style of beer…


The Best Beer from each of the 50 Biggest Craft Brewers in the U.S.

There are thousands of craft breweries across the U.S.!  Here’s a list of the best beer at each of the 50 biggest craft brewers.  See which beer was selected for Minnesota Brewers, Schell’s and Summit!…


A Year in Review: Minnesota’s Beer Industry

With 2016 in full swing, and looking to be an even bigger year for craft beer in Minnesota, check out a look back at what happened in 2015 to prepare yourself for the upcoming year. Click here…


2015’s Best Beers

2015 was a year that saw huge growth in the craft beer industry – which contributed to the United States reaching a record number of breweries. And, as these craft breweries constantly strive to create new brews,…


Anheuser Busch-InBev Buys Another Craft Brewery

Anheuser Busch-InBev continues their purchasing of craft breweries, this time buying Breckenridge Brewery based out of Colorado. This marks the third craft brewery purchase in the last five days for the company, and brings their total US…


The Story of the American IPA

Ever wonder how American IPA – the most popular type of craft beer – came to be? It all started with the colonists trying recreate the beers of their former country using the ingredients that were available to them.…


Craft Brewers are running out of cans!

Craft Brewers are making the switch from bottles to the more cost effective cans.   But it is the 16oz. can that they prefer to set them apart from the Macro Brews and that size…


Beer Can Collection Valued at $1 Million

Pennsylvania man Jeff Lebo has been collecting beer cans from around the world for 40 years, and now has a collection estimated to be worth over $1 million. The roughly 87,000 cans decorate the vacation home…


Sunday Growler Sales’ Effect

Minnesota legalized Sunday Growler Sales earlier this year much to the excitement of many, however, breweries around the state are experiencing both positive and negative effects. While some are seeing an upswing in sales, others…


Gift Guide for the Craft Beer Drinkers

Have a craft beer drinker on your Christmas list, and want to go a step above getting them a six pack? Fortune put together a list of non-beer gifts that are sure to be a hit.…


Record Number of Breweries in the US

The brewery count in the United States is now at 4,144 – a record high. This beats the previous record set in 1873 when the record was 4,131. Breweries are opening at rate of 2…


Limited Edition Fulton Brew Available at Holidazzle

It’s that time again! The Holidazzle is back, and Fulton is the official beer of this year’s event. In addition to the brewery’s staple beers being available, they will introduce a stout that will only be…


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