Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – 612 Red Stack

Red Stack, our latest pick for Beer or the Week, is the first new beer canned by 612Brew in 18 months, and their first seasonal beer available in cans. Do we have your attention yet? Describe the beer, taste, IBU, ABV, etc. Style: Farmhouse Ale ABV: 6.3% IBU: 19 What are the ingredients? Malts: Pils, Spelt, raw [...]

August 25th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Bauhaus Brew Labs Hot Tropic

Hot Tropic New Zealand Style Pilsner is a collaboration brew between August Schell Brewing Company and Bauhaus Brew Labs. This crushable, tropical treat is the product of two lager-centric breweries channeling the Kiwi spirit while adhering to a standard of German brewing excellence. Chock full of awesomely tropical New Zealand hop cultivars expressing fresh peaches, [...]

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

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Modist Brewing First Call

Full disclosure: Modist Brewing is one of our favorite hangout spots. Part of it has to do with the fact we're next door neighbors, but if we're being honest, it's their delicious, delicious beer that keeps us going back. First Call, their cafe con leche inspired cold­ press lager, is our latest Bitter Minnesota Beer [...]

August 11th, 2016|Craft Beer Events, Craft beer resources, News, Opinions|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Dakota Skipper Endangered Reserve

Fair State Brewing's Dakota Skipper Endangered Reserve is a once a year beer brewed in collaboration with the Minnesota Zoo to help highlight their important work in native species conservation. The Dakota Skipper is a severely endangered native prairie butterfly that the zoo is working to help preserve, and the beer serves to support the [...]

July 28th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Urban Growler American Pale Wheat Ale

Urban Growler is known for their selection of tasty traditional and non-traditional beers, but also for being the first woman owned brewery in Minnesota. In 2013, Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak left their corporate jobs to pursue their dream of opening a craft brewery. Three years later, the business is booming in their St. [...]

July 20th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Fulton Tanager

Summer 2016 is officially underway and all sorts of interesting things are brewing locally. For this edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we reached out to Fulton to see what they recommend for a good summer craft beer. How about an IPA with flavors of tangerine, mango, pineapple? We're sold. Tanager sounds [...]

June 30th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Inbound Brewco Dampfbier

When Inbound Brewco opened in North Loop neighborhood earlier this year, they promised to create unique small batch beers. And they kept that promise. As our Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we're highlighting one of those unique creations: Dampfbier (pronounced "dumm-pff-beer"). Dampfbier, or "steam beer", is a warm-fermented ale that produces copious amounts of foam and bubbles on [...]

June 23rd, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Lake Monster Brewing Serpent Summer Ale

For the latest edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we head over to St Paul, to check out Lake Monster Brewing. Located in the newly renovated Vandalia Tower near University Avenue, the brewery focuses on unique versions of classic beer styles, putting a unique twist on the flavors craft beer drinkers have [...]

June 16th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Indeed Brewing LSD

The controversial LSD, from Minneapolis' Indeed Brewing,  does not have any actual drugs in it. Though we should get that out of the way. You will however, have a mind-bending beer experience if you taste it, thanks to electrifying floral aromas that "dance atop rich notes of fruit and honey". Sounds interesting? We think so, which [...]

June 8th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Tin Whiskers Wheatstone Bridge

Wheatstone bridge is an electrical circuit used to measure an unknown electrical resistance by balancing two legs of a bridge circuit.  It's also a beer you can get at St. Paul's Tin Whiskers Brewing, founded by a trio of electrical engineers who decided to combine their love of science and craft beer. This American style wheat, [...]

May 31st, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|0 Comments