612 Brew co-founder Robert Kasak poses nicely with a beer at his taproom in Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota

All Good in the Wood: 612Brew Kicks Off Special Release Series

Surely you've been to Minneapolis' 612Brew by now, had a pint of Unrated, maybe two pints, maybe gotten a little handsy with the brewery owners, maybe a third pint, maybe taken a few poorly-thought-out...
Bad Weather Brewing co-founder Joe Giambruno at his taproom in St. Paul, Minnesota

Joe Giambruno Previews Bad Weather Brewing’s Five-Day Halloween Weekend

When I asked Bad Weather Brewing Company co-founder Joe Giambruno for a bad weather story, he took me back a little over 10 years ago. He and his now wife, Logan, were trekking through...

What are BottleKeepers and How Well Do They Work?

Last Friday, it was 78 and sunny in Minneapolis. This Friday, forecasts are calling for a high of 37 degrees and (gasp!) snow. It's time to start thinking about your beverages. We need to...
A glass of Alaskan Amber beer with a slider at Henry's Tavern in Denver, Colorado

GABF Chat: Alaskan Brewing’s Andy Kline on Husky IPA, the History of Alaskan Amber

At a pre-party before the Great American Beer Festival, Alaskan Brewing Company put drinkers on notice: Husky IPA, originally released in February as a spring seasonal, had getting bumped up to year-round production. Now,...

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