Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Dangerous Man Brewing CentanniALE

The folks at Dangerous Man Brewing recently released CentenniALE - a signature brew in honor or the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. This golden rye ale, made with centennial hops, honors the 100th birthday of the National Park Service and it is our Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week. Taproom manager Sam Dahl Holzinger spills the beans of CentenniALE ingredients, [...]

May 4th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Able Seedhouse & Brewery First Light

Able Seedhouse & Brewery, located in the NE Minneapolis brew district, focuses on locally grown seed, grain, malting and brewing. First Light American IPA that we are highlighting as our Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, is available year long. So, no excuses - read up and then try this delicious offering the next time you visit Able. Describe the [...]

April 26th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Bent Brewstillery Über Lüpin

Our newest Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, Bent Brewstillery Über Lüpin, sounds amazing. Rich, fun, exciting, with cocoa and toasted bread crumbs balancing the floral hops. You have to try it. Story You have to be big and bold to survive a Minnesota winter. It’s a good thing Über Lüpin Schwarz IPA is just [...]

April 19th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Best of Minnesota 2016 Lists Include Several Breweries

Star Tribune and City Pages just released their Best of 2016 lists, filled with people to know, places to go and things to try . Several craft breweries are highlighted; see which ones below. Star Tribune Best Metro Brewery : Steel Toe Brewing "Size 7 is arguably Minnesota’s finest IPA." Best Outstate Brewery: Bent Paddle Brewing  "Flagship beers include a [...]

April 18th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Insight Brewing’s Phantom Taxi

Just in time for Spring, we are bringing back the Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week series! In our quest to find a great local craft beer to enjoy this Spring, we went to Insight Brewing Company's co-founder and lead brewer Ilan Klages-Mundt who recommended we try their Limited Edition Phantom Taxi IPA, available only for the next 30 - [...]

April 7th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Featured in Minnesota Bride Magazine

We were contacted by folks from the Minnesota Bride magazine this summer to talk about fun ideas for bachelor parties. Craft brewery tour is a no brainer, right? So, if you grab a copy of the 2015 Fall/Winter issue of Minnesota Bride magazine, you will find a nice shout out to Bitter Minnesota Brewery [...]

October 28th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Bauhaus Brew Labs Schwandtoberfest

Welcome to the third edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week - Bauhaus Brew Labs Schwandtoberfest! This week, we talk to folks at Bauhaus Brew Labs about one of their seasonal offerings, the Schwandtoberfest. You guessed it – it’s German! Describe the beer, taste, IBU, ABV, etc. Schwandtoberfest is Bavarian Style Fesbier; 5.7% ABV [...]

September 9th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions, Reviews|0 Comments

How to Survive a 5-stop Brewery Tour

Just last week we had our very first 5-stop brewery tour and we simply had to tell you about it. See, our daily public tours always include 3 stops, while private tours can be customized to include as many stops as the customer wants. No group has ever done 5 stops before, until last week [...]

July 13th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – NorthGate Brewing Get Together

Welcome to the third edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week - NorthGate Brewing Get Together! This week, we talk to our friends at NorthGate Brewing, taproom manager Jim Olson and co-owner Adam Sjogren about Get Together, their recommendation for a great summer beer. Describe the beer, taste, IBU, ABV, etc., and tell us a bit [...]

July 8th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions, Reviews|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Sisyphus Brewing Citra Hop

Welcome to the second edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week - Sisyphus Brewing Citra Hop! For this blog series, we  partner with local breweries to bring to you interesting behind-the-scenes stories about how some of your favorite local craft beers are made. This week, Samuel Harriman, owner and head brewer at Sisyphus Brewing tells us more about [...]

June 15th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions, Reviews|0 Comments