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 – 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

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Fair State Brewing Cooperative’s Hefeweizen

Welcome to the very first edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week! We are excited to partner with local breweries on this blog series and bring to you interesting behind-the-scenes stories about how some of your favorite local craft beers are made. To kick off the series, we sat down with Niko Tonks, head [...]

June 2nd, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions, Reviews|0 Comments

What Are Visitors Saying About Bitter Minnesota

Toronto, Montreal, New Jersey, Madison, Topeka, Portland  - we've had customers from all of these cities and we love them all! Typically, out-of-towners do their research before they even get here. They to try to find the activities that help them learn more about Minneapolis, that are also safe and fun. Bitter Minnesota often comes up at [...]

April 25th, 2015|Craft beer resources, News, Opinions|0 Comments

What Breweries Made the City Pages 2015 Best of the Twin Cities List?

Every year City Pages staff sits down and puts together a comprehensive list of places we love and things we like to do in the Twin Cities. The 2015 list was just released and we browsed the Food & Drink section to see what breweries and brew trends made the list. Best Brewery Minneapolis 2015 - Indeed Brewing [...]

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

Growler Releases “The Year in Beer 2014”

2014 was great for craft beer lovers and producers in Minnesota, and Growler magazine summarized it really well in this end-of-year article entitled "The Year in Beer 2014."  Growler folks offer highlights from 2014 but also soem predictions for what craft beer industry in MN will look like in 2015. Here's an excerpt: By our count Minnesota [...]

January 5th, 2015|News, Opinions|0 Comments