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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…


Beer Bottle from the 1800s Found

On recent dive in Canada, Jon Crouse discovered a bottle with an Alexander Keith brewing emblem that was buried under 10 ft of water and 3 ft of mud. The bottle, still in mint condition and filled…


Not Your Father’s Root Beer vs. Not Your Grandaddy’s Root Beer

Small Town Brewery is suing Sprecher Brewing Company over their use of ‘Not Your Granddaddy’s Root Beer’ on the packaging of their Sprecher Fire Brewed Hard Root Beer. Small Town is claiming that the slogan is…


Should PBR Be Worried About Craft Breweries?

The recent consumer shift towards craft beer can be worrisome for the big name breweries, as craft breweries continue to pop up at a fast rate. However, Pabst is not one of those who are concerned.…


Minnesota Beers to Pair with Your Turkey

Want to really add to the flavor of your Thanksgiving feast? Make sure to serve the right beer with the right food. Beerploma has come up with a list of Minnesota (and other) Craft Beers…


Need a new Holiday Brew to try?

Here’s a Brewer’s list of great holiday seasonal brews to check out this year.  Click here for the list!


Do Your Black Friday Shopping at a Brewery!

Instead of waiting in line at the store this Black Friday, wait in line at a brewery! Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee is once again doing a one day release of their Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Stout, ‘Black…


Chris Bosh, NBA All-Star & Home Brewer

The Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh isn’t just an NBA All-Star and Champion, he’s a passionate home brewer.  Bosh talks about his passion for home brewing and gives his “Ultimate 6-Pack”. Click here for the story!


How Yeast gave Beer its flavor!

The difference between lagers and ales is in the key ingredient, yeast, which has an interesting evolutionary story that begins in a cave in Bavaria (present day Germany) more than 500 years ago.  Read up…


This craft brewery just sold for $1 Billion!

Big Beer keeps buying up smaller craft beer brands and  the company that makes Corona Extra and Modelo Especial, announced on November 16th, 2015 that it was paying $1 billion for craft brewer Ballast Point…


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