2017 Brewers

3rd Street Brewhouse

Cold Spring, MN

3rd Street Brewing features the natural and creative assets of Cold Spring, MN and attracts adventurous visitors from far and wide to our area. We are part of the future, whilst remembering our heritage. Our new brewery is one of the most capable and modern facilities in existence and has the technological potential of brewing the widest range of the ever-expanding craft brewing style listings, alongside traditional renditions. The potential for expanding our footprint is enormous and we are open to experiment, yet yield the consistency that others will envy.

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Alaskan Brewing Co.

Juneau, AK

Alaska has a rich history of brewing. From the explorers of the 1700s through the Gold Rush, many a thirsty Alaskan has been able to enjoy locally made beers.

In 1986, 28-year-olds Marcy and Geoff Larson reignited that tradition when they opened the Alaskan Brewing Company, the 67th independent brewery in the country and the first brewery in Juneau since Prohibition. Alaskan beers reflect many of the same characteristics of beers that were brewed here during the gold rush era. From the historically based Alaskan Amber recipe to alder-smoked malts and Sitka spruce tips, Alaskan beers reflect Juneau’s local brewing history and innovation.

VIP BEER: Alaskan Big Mountain Pale Ale: 5.7% ABV and 45 IBU's
Pouring clear and bright gold in color, Big Mountain Pale has three domestic malt varieties providing firm footing for the distinct flavor and aroma of dry-hopped Simcoe® and Mosaic.® Notes of Asian pear, pine, and lemon in the aroma are answered by the toasted nut, biscuit and toffee malt. The crisp flavor is distinct from the aroma, with pleasantly strong herbal notes and hints of complex tropical fruit.

Alaskan Amber: 5.3% ABV and 18 IBU’s 
Alaskan Amber is richly malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to provide the perfect balance. This highly drinkable alt-style beer suits first-time craft beer drinkers as well as seasoned connoisseurs.

Alaskan Icy Bay IPA: 6.2% ABV and 65 IBU’s
Alaskan Icy Bay IPA is made from glacier-fed water and a blend of Cascade, Bravo, Calypso, Summit and Apollo hops and premium two-row pale and specialty malts.

Alaskan White Ale: 5.3% ABV and 15 IBU’s
Alaskan White Ale has a soft, slightly sweet base with the unique spice aroma of coriander and crisp, citrus finish of orange peel. A light and effervescent body combined with the smooth palate creates a complex and delicate beer that is deliciously refreshing in any season.

Alaskan Hopothrmia: 8.5% ABV and 70 IBU’S
Hopothermia is a full-flavored representation of the Double IPA style with a robust malt body resting in easy harmony—like a massive grizzly bear in winter—with the big and drinkable American hop character.

Alaskan Kicker Session IPA: 4.5% ABV and 45 IBU’s
The hop-dominant flavor and aroma in our Kicker Session IPA might make you think this is a “bigger” beer. But the drinkable thirst quenching attributes of Kicker are enhanced by a lower alcohol content.  A light caramel or toffee malt background and light-medium mouth feel makes this session ale a fuller bodied and satisfying brew.  The hop flavors can be fruity, with tangerine and strawberry notes coming from Citra and Amarillo, and a grapefruit and pine taste from Simcoe and Mosaic hops. A bright hop aroma of citrus such as grapefruit and tangerine, with a light malt backbone.

Alaskan Summer Ale: 5.3% ABV and 18 IBU's
Alaskan Summer Ale balances a softly malted palate with the clean freshness of hops. In the tradition of the style, neither overpowers the other. Both hops and malt come together to refresh and renew the palate. The straw-gold color and easy drinkability are an enjoyable way to celebrate summer.

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Barly John's

New Richmond, WI

It started when Laura asked John, then an enthusiastic home brewer, if there are brown ales, red ales, even blond ales—why not a brunette ale? With that spark, John developed his signature wild rice brown ale, the Wild Brunette. Before long, he had to expand his home brew setup because friends were drinking all his beer, eventually opening a beloved neighborhood brew pub. When demand there outgrew supply, the full brewery and tap room in Wisconsin was the next logical step.

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Balast Point Brewery

San Diego, CA

The perfect balance of taste and aroma. An obsession with ingredients. An exploration of techniques. And while we savor the result, we’re just as fascinated by the process to get there. What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

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Blacklist Brewing

Duluth MN

$5.00 16oz pours, $4.00 10oz pours, $4.00 Beermosas. Sunday, Industry Night, 7 :00PM – 1:00AM $18.00 Boots. Blacklist Artisan Ales 120 E Superior Street

VIP beer will be... SPRUCE TIPPED IMPERIAL IPA 9.5%
Floats like a butterfly, smells like a tree. If there is such a thing as a graceful Imperial IPA, this is it. The aromatics will hit you before you even pick up the glass. Balanced with malt, and a hair of anise, this evergreen champ backs up that smell with a variety of hop-centric tastes; starting off with citrus and grapefruit notes and ending with the pine and resin one would expect from a “spruce-tipped” ale. Warming as it tip-toes around your tongue and giving your lungs a quick jab of menthol upon the next inhale. Spectacularly light on it’s feet, this 9.5% ABV bruiser will put on a show, but don’t expect to last many rounds.

BIPA - BELGIAN IPA 6.2%
“Oh, so juicy!,” not something a lot of IPAs can say, but when you rock Belgian-style with an IPA, that’s exactly what you get. The natural fruit aromas paired with tropical and citrus hop aromas keep the “flavor train” rolling longer than a stick of gum. Perfect for any event requiring “brewery casual” attire.

DARK - BELGIAN STOUT 8.0%
Don’t be afraid of the Dark. Unlike some of its bigger brethren, Dark is not to going to scare you off by being too big or too sweet. Pleasant fruitiness swim in sync with roasted malts & dry cocoa; balanced and flavorful, each sip will draw you to its murky depths, but you probably won’t mind.

CLASSIC WIT - BELGIAN WHEAT ALE WITH SPICES AND CITRUS 5.5%
Every Minnesotan has dreams of year-round summer, sunny days and patio nights. We did our best to put it in a can. Bright and light, with a touch of citrus and spice. Perfect in the boat, or in your coat. Let it put a little sunshine in your day, even during sweater weather.

VERTE - DRY-HOPPED STRONG BELGIAN GOLDEN 9.5%
Elegant and assertive, Or de Belgique Verte mixes Belgian beauty with hoppy beastliness. Saphir dry-hopped, the aromas of light citrus mingle with the pear and tropical fruit of its mother beer, Or de Belgique. A balancing act of sweet and bitter, Verte dances between styles to create a uniquely beautiful beer.

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Bent Paddle

Duluth, MN

Bent Paddle Brewing Co.® is a 30-barrel production craft brewery and public taproom located in Duluth, Minnesota. We use the amazing water of Lake Superior along with the talent of our brewers to make some of the freshest and most dependable craft beer possible. Our flagship beers, as well as specialty seasonal offerings, are available in varied keg sizes as well as 12 oz. cans to the retail market. Our beer is also available via growler fill and by the glass in our taproom, the Bent Tap. Look for us at bars, liquor stores, event facilities, and restaurants throughout Minnesota and beyond – and come visit us in Duluth for a tour and a taste!

It is our mission at Bent Paddle Brewing Co.® to brew craft beer with a concentration on sustainability for our business, employees, the environment and the greater community - all while “Bending the Traditions” that we encounter, for a more unique and interesting craft beer experience.

Bending Tradition® in Duluth, Minnesota since 2013

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Canal Park Brewing Co.

Duluth, Minnesota

At Canal Park Brewing Company, we are inspired by the unruly spirit that occupies the North and South shore of Lake Superior. We brew beer and serve food to satisfy the thirsty travelers who buzz up and down the fresh coast. Our goal is to create curiosity in craft beer styles by brewing consistently epic batches and to build brew culture in our hometown, Duluth.

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Capital Brewery

Middleton, Wisconsin

Wisconsin's 2nd largest craft brewery. Founded in 1984, soon to be celebrating 30 years in business.

VIP BEER: Blonde Doppelbock –(IBU 26, ABV 7.8)
Although a true malt monster, the point is made in a subtle fashion.  Intense yet personable.  Hop character is subdued, the goodness of the grain dominates.

Coffee Vanilla Dark – (ABV 5.4)
We have taken one of our originals, Munich Dark, and pushed it to the next level by infusing it with Coffee and Vanilla. One of the best Munich Dunkel Style Lagers, this is a smooth as ice cream, coffee beer.

Fishin in the Dark – (ABV 7.5)
While black in color, this Imperial Schwarzbier is light in body with a crisp refreshing flavor.  It is a darker nod to a traditional pilsner, crewed with local Wisconsin grown malts and hops.

Jobu – (ABV 8.5)
Aged for 6 months in Jamaican rum barrels, this ale is infused with the flavor of the Caribbean.  Toasted caramel malt is perfectly complimented by the dark rum character imparted from the barrel aging.

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Castle Danger Brewery

Castle Danger, MN

Castle Danger Brewery has been brewing dangerously good ales on the North Shore of Lake Superior since 2011. It all began in the MacFarlane’s garage in Castle Danger, where locals and vacationers could pick up a growler on their way up the shore. Today, you’ll find the taproom and brewery at 17 7th Street in Two Harbors, MN.

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Central Waters Brewing Co.

Junction City, WI

Central Waters doesn’t just brew great beer; they are also one of the country’s most environmentally sustainable breweries, taking a wide range of steps to minimize their environmental footprint.  The beer industry isn’t known for being especially environmentally friendly, but its great whenever a brewery takes concerted steps to make their product have as small of a footprint as possible.  To that end, Central waters sources bottles from the greenest manufacturer in the county, uses post-consumer recycled cardboard for all packaging, and sources all hops and barley from local farmers?.  The brewery sources barley from Bries Malting in Chilton, WI and was one of the founding breweries of the Midwest Hops and Barley Coop.  Both moves are part of a larger aim to support the local production of hops and barley.

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Fargo Brewing Co.

Fargo, ND

From a garage to a full fledged brewery in five short years sums up a dream come true for us Fargo natives with our heart set on bringing craft brewing to the heartland.

It was a like-mindedness that brought our paths together, and a Midwestern work ethic that maintained that path, through thick and thin, to see an idea through and bring as fine a product as we can to our home.

Ah hell, it’s just beer, chief. Bottoms up.

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Fulton Beer

Minneapolis, MN 

When we founded Fulton in 2009, we were homebrewing out of a South Minneapolis garage and contract brewing at a small Wisconsin brewery. Our dream was to build a real Minneapolis brewery of our own in the next 5-10 years, and quit our day jobs along the way. We never guessed we’d build two Minneapolis breweries in three years. Looks like being wrong can sometimes be awesome..

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Fytenburg Brewing

St. Paul MN

Located in the former horse stables of the Stahlmann and Jacob Schmidt Breweries, our little brewery specializes in handcrafted ales and lagers in the time-honored tradition of small European brewers. Our first offering is this Grand Cru. It is extra special to our family. Tod first brewed it to be served at our wedding in 1989. We know that it will be special to you as well.

VIP BEER: Fytenburg Grand Cru Reserve Cask
4 year old Cask conditioned Sour and Infused with Blackberries and Belgian Candy Sugar

Fytenburg Grand Cru

Fytenburg Grand Cru Blanc

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Grain Belt Brewing Company

New Ulm, Minnesota

Grain Belt is now part of the August Schell family of beers. With a 150 year history of brewing great beers, Schell's is the second oldest family owned and operated brewery in the USA. Five generations, never closed, never sold and always operated and managed by the Schell family.

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Goose Island

Chicago, IL 

Our famous beer began with a trip across Europe, when Goose Island founder (and unabashed beer lover) John Hall took a tour across the continent. Pint by pint, he savored the styles and selections of brews in every region, and thought to himself, “America deserves some damn fine beer like this, too.”

Craft brewing wasn’t widely known at the time, but upon return from his European sojourn, John set out to change all that. He settled down in his hometown of Chicago—a city perfect for craft beer, with rapidly evolving tastes and the largest system of fresh water on the planet. And then he got to brewing.

First he made some stellar beer. Then he invited his consumers in to watch his process at the brewery, bringing them behind the scenes every step of the way. The result was a new fascination with craft brewing, and beer that not only catered to people’s tastes, but challenged them as well.

That was back in 1988, and we haven’t slowed down since. By 1995, John’s beer had become so popular that he decided to open a larger brewery, along with a bottling plant to keep up with demand. 1999 brought even more growth, along with an additional brewpub, and today, what was once one man’s pint-filled dream has become the Goose Island empire you know and love..

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Indeed Brewing

Minneapolis, MN

Indeed Brewing Company was founded by Rachel Anderson, Nathan Berndt, and Tom Whisenand, and sold its first beer in August of 2012. With a growing team of nearly 50 employees and distribution in three states and counting, Indeed aims for sustainable growth and while staying true to its roots.

VIP BEER: Firkin of Double Belma Hopped American Pale Ale
Massive notes of strawberry with subtle melon, citrus, and spice with snappy bitterness. 5.9% | 50IBU

Day Tripper Pale Ale
Inspired by escapades near and far, large and small, Day Tripper Pale Ale is your companion in everyday adventure. Four pounds of hops per barrel give this West Coast-style pale ale a heady, dank, and citrus-laced aroma supported by a complex and subtly sweet malt backbone. Take it along to the lake, the trail, or even the backyard, and you’ll be well on your way to your next good day. 5.4% ABV | 45 IBU

B-Side Pils
A fresh spin on an old favorite, B-Side Pils is our cover of a classic, crafted with a traditional German malt bill and a blend of noble and newer German hops. Crisp and clean, crushable and complex, B-Side takes you off the clock and on to what makes you tick. When you’re on your time, flip to your B-Side. 5.1% ABV | 35 IBU

Lucy Session Sour
Lively, spirited, and complex, Lucy Session Sour Ale is the latest labor of love from our Head Brewer Josh Bischoff. A tribute to his daughter of the same name, Lucy was a stubborn beer to make - sour, sassy, and unpredictable - but then again, nothing worth doing comes easy. Light in body with lush tropical fruit notes and a tart, citrusy finish, our Session Sour is brewed with lemongrass, orange peel and passion fruit. Sip after sip, let Lucy win you over.  4.2% ABV | 27 IBU

Mexican Honey
Humming with a citrus and floral fiesta for the senses, Mexican Honey Imperial Lager is brewed with Mexican orange blossom honey and Amarillo hops. Refreshing and dangerously smooth, this award-winning cerveza is all buzz, no bite.   8.0% ABV | 17 IBU

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Lagunitas Brewery

Petaluma, CA

From points distant and beyond we all converged on Petaluma in 1993 and '94 with an unenunciated desire to be more than we were before. The core of Lagunitas came from Chicago, St Louis, Memphis, Walker Creek, and the highlands of Quincy.

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Lake Superior Brewing Co

Duluth, Minnesota

Brewing from the North Shore of the "Big Lake," Lake Superior Brewing Company crafts beers that are as delicious as they are distinctive. We started back in the early 1990s as homebrewers who simply wanted to make our favorite styles of beer. (More below.) So, we got our hands on some traditional recipes - for ambers, pale ales, stouts - and gave them a whirl. When we weren't satisfied - or, frankly, didn't have all the ingredients - we tinkered and toiled until we got our brews just right

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Leinenkuegal's 

Chippewa Falls, WI

The Leinenkugel family brewery was founded in Chippewa Falls, WI, in May 1867 by Jacob Leinenkugel. A family man driven by an iron work ethic, Jacob knew that his family heritage would play an integral part of his brewery's success. Today, the fifth generation of Leinenkugel's® continue to brew the same family inspired recipes that Jacob poured his heart and soul into. Over the years, the family has grown and so has the brewery, but its history and heritage remain at the forefront.

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Lift Bridge Brewery

Stillwater, Minnesota

Our mission is simple: to create fine beers for you to enjoy! It is our pleasure to supply you with what you need to help you slow down and enjoy life. Whether that is a Farm Girl Saison®, Crosscut Pale Ale™, an American Pale Ale or any of our other seasonal specialties, we want to brew it our way! We hope that through every bottle and tap pull, you can taste: the history of our City, the pride and fun we have in its creation, the uncompromising natural ingredients and brewing process utilized, and ultimately our sincere hope that we have given an experience that makes you proud to be a beer drinker.

VIP BEER: Irish Coffee Stout
Morning, noon, night– any time is the right time for this delightful combination of whiskey, coffee and cream. Russian Imperial Stout is aged in whiskey barrels and blended with a big Milk Stout, before it’s finished off with local free trade organic roasted coffee. You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate this labor of love, but you’ll certainly feel the luck. Great with desserts, including chocolate cake and cheesecake.

Farm Girl-  5.8% ABV
Perfectly balanced and moderately sweet with light citrus notes and a distinct spiciness from choice Belgian yeasts, Farm Girl is a refreshing beer with universal appeal. Enjoy it after a long day on the farm, or anytime the mood strikes you– whether you’re on the water, in the sun or hiding from the winter’s chill. Pairs well with most foods, including spicy dishes and Thai.

Hop Dish- 7.5% ABV
This dramatic deep golden American IPA is the perfect dish for hopheads. Featuring copious amounts of seven different varieties of hops with citrus, pine and tropical fruit notes, and backed up with premium Maris Otter and Crystal malts, Hop Dish IPA is a versatile uniquely Midwestern beer that should be celebrated anytime it’s on the menu. Pairs well with pork belly, pork shoulder, fried fish, apricots and soft ripened cheese.

Getaway Pilsner- 5.2% ABV
This nod to our European brewer forefathers uses golden malts, noble Saaz hops, and lager yeast to create a refreshing pilsner with assertive hop character. Getaway Pilsner recalls simpler times and is highly drinkable and always refreshing.

Mango Blonde-  4.6% ABV
This beer is a limited release experience of summer coming.  The aroma of a tropical breeze from a fresh mango grove leads into a light bodied blonde ale, finishing with a subtle mango sweetness that does not overpower the golden malt.

Wee Heavy- 9.0% ABV
Not for the weak hearted, our Wee Heavy is a lightly hopped, malty, and robust brew with big caramel undertones.  Ageing for over 16 months in Whiskey Barrels imparts further oak and vanilla flavors. 

Root-Beer- 0% ABV 

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Mankato Brewery

Mankato, MN

Mankato Brewery started producing beers in 2012, and is proud to revive the brewing tradition in the Key City. Mankato Brewery is the first production brewery in the community since 1967. Focused on creating authentic beers that reflect the heritage of the region and its people, the crew at Mankato Brewery invites you to try our beer and to Experience Local Flavor.

VIP BEER: Mankato Mint Stout
Dark and minty, We start with dark chocolate and coffee and then complement it with an amazing mint flavor and aroma.  Style : mint stout  Alc. 6.9% IBU 34

Mad Butcher IPA
Tropical fruit, citrus zest, unfiltered.  Style: American IPA  Alc. 6.8% IBU 61

Organ Grinder Amber Ale
Rich German malt based, toasty with a touch of sweetness and a slight noble hop presence.  Style : Amber Ale   Alc. 5.6%  IBU 30

Leaf Raker
Malty and nutty flavors with hints of caramel, smoke, and roasted malts.  Style : Roasted Nut Brown Ale  Alc. 6.9% IBU 36

Crooked Rook
Bittersweet chocolate, coffee, and caramel with a hints of floral and woody notes.  Style: Robust Porter  Alc. 5.6%  IBU 38

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Moose Lake Brewing

Moose Lake, MN

Standing right along side of Moosehead Lake, our taproom is easily accessible by car, bike or walking. We have our first batch of IPA on tap!

IPA
Our IPA has plenty of floral, citrus and pine notes. It’s smooth fairly dry and easy drinking maltiness. The nearly sessionable IPA is dry hopped. Columbus, CTZ and Cascade hops. IBU 64  ABV 6.3%

Extra Pale Ale
Our EPA is balanced with firm malt notes and floral earthy and a slightly fruity hop presence.  It pours with a light bronze color and is remarkably drinkable! Our EPA’s sweetness is combined with a very full body with just the right amount of hops. Cascade, UK Fuggle and Cascade hops. IBU 40 ABV 4.7%

Blonde
Light, clean, slightly sweet and very approachable. Our Blonde pours as a nice golden hue. It’s balanced, clean, slightly sweet and very approachable. Our Blonde Ale crosses lines with Cream Ale, Kolsch and American Lager styles, making it pleasant and unique. IBU 15 ABV 5%

Stout
Our dark and delicious stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. Notes of chocolate and roasted malt goodness play counterpoint to mild hop notes and a subtle sweetness from the addition of milk sugar. Say hello to your new favorite stout. IBU 25 ABV 5.4%

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New Glarus Brewing Co

New Glarus, Wisconsin

A craft brewery located south of Madison, WI in the small Swiss Village of New Glarus. Brewing 17 to 20 different styles of beer each year keeps us too busy to sell outside our home state. So you will find our brews - Only in Wisconsin!

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O'so Brewing

Plover, Wisconsin

The O'so Brewing Company, based out of Plover, WI, is offering Wisconsin residents a taste of the unusual.

The company, founded by Marc and Katrina Buttera, has one goal: brew beer differently. "I don't think anyone around here offers what I'm looking at ... we want to fill some voids. I don't want to make a regular Brown Ale, or Pale Ale. I want to do something that fits in between."

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Remedy Bloody Mary Mix

Remedy is produced by R & B Foods, LLC which is located in Holmen, Wisconsin.  Remedy was created to satisfy a wide range of bloody mary drinkers, with the convenience of not having to add anything…… NO DOCTORING REQUIRED.  Our recipe was designed to include most of the flavors bloody mary drinkers enjoy; so when you feel like having a bloody, our mix will definitely CURE YOUR CRAVING.   Remedy not only makes a great bloody mary; it can be used as the main ingredient in chili, soup and barbecue.  Try adding it to any recipe that you want to jazz up, such as stuffed green peppers, spare ribs, eggs …… the possibilities are endless.  All you have to do is taste it and you will be convinced that Remedy Bloody Mary Mix is the most versatile and all-around best pre-mix on the market today!

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Sand Creek Brewing

Baraboo, WI

It's no secret why our brewmaster has taken home the gold three times at the World Beer Cup. When you open one of our Sand Creek ales, you'll understand the painstaking care we put into each brew, into each batch, into each bottle, and into each draft. It's a quality you'll see in the color when you hold your glass up to the light and breathe in the aroma of the finest hops and malted grain.

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Sam Adams

Boston, MA

The Boston Beer Company is America’s leading brewer of handcrafted, full-flavored craft beers. Founder and Brewer, Jim Koch, brews Samuel Adams® craft beers using the time honored traditional four-vessel brewing process, and the world’s finest all-natural ingredients. With over 30 distinctive, award-winning styles of craft beer, Samuel Adams offers discerning beer drinkers a variety of brews. The brewery has won more awards in international beer tasting competitions in the last five years than any other craft beer brewery in the world.

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Schell's Brewery

New Ulm, MN

Schell’s has been passed down through six generations. Brewmasters remain dedicated to German tradition, most training in the Fatherland. As of 2013, Schell’s has crafted over 100 different varieties of German-inspired brews. They will keep making German Craft Beer until people stop enjoying beer. Which clearly won’t be happening.

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Stagecoach Brewing

Mantorville, MN

The Mantorville Brewery was founded in May of 1857 as the Dodge County Brewery by John Herschi. One year later the brewery was purchased by Peter Ginsburg, who in 1864 built a larger facility in Mantorville, at the east end of Main Street on Brewery Creek. Like many of the pioneer breweries of the bluff country, it served the local immigrant farmers in the area. The brewery continued under successive owners until 1939 when it closed and its copper kettle was scrapped for the war effort. In 1996 the Mantorville Brewery was once again reborn through the efforts of six local home brewers. Introduced that year was Stagecoach Amber Ale, named for the famous Stagecoach Saloon, located in the Historic Hubbell House.

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South Shore Brewery

Ashland, Wisconsin

Established in 1995 as Northern Wisconsin's first Brewpub.

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Sprecher Brewing

Sprecher Brewing Co. was founded in 1985 by RANDAL SPRECHER, formerly a brewing supervisor at Pabst Brewing Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From 1985 to 1994, the brewery was located at 730 W. Oregon Street in Milwaukee's Walker's Point area. Through the first ten years the company grew steadily as more and more people found out about Sprecher's high quality beers and sodas!

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Stone Brewery

Escondido, CA

Stone Brewing is a brewery headquartered in Escondido, California, USA. Founded in 1996 in San Marcos, California, it is the largest brewery in Southern California

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St. Croix Brewing Co

St Paul, Minnesota

St. Croix Brewery was founded in the winter 1858’s by Gerhard Knipps in Stillwater, MN. The brewery was located on the north end of Stillwater near the Tamarack House, in Dutchtown. Like many early pioneer breweries of the valley, it served the local loggers of the area. As Stillwater grew, the St. Croix Brewery was sold and its operations ceased in the latter part of the 19th century. The buildings and land were used for various mercantile interests until 1935 when it was razed to make room for the new Highway 95 realignment.

In 1995 the St. Croix Brewing Company was reborn by a local homebrewer and was known as the St. Croix Beer Company. With the exciting rebirth, the brewery's inaugural brew, the American Original St. Croix Maple Ale, was introduced. In 2003 Tod Fyten purchased the St. Croix Beer Company and renamed it the St. Croix Brewing Company, LLC. Currently headquartered in St. Paul, MN, plans are to once again build a brewery in the St. Croix River Valley.

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Surly Brewing Co

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

SURLY STARTED WITH A BREWING KIT
You do enough settling. That’s part of life. You owe it to yourself to drink a beer that doesn’t settle.  Not settling drives Surly. It’s what drove us to convert a Brooklyn Center abrasives factory to a brewery in 2004. It’s what drove Surly’s owner, Omar Ansari, to go bar to bar, asking them to carry our beer. It’s what drove us to earn medals from the Great American Beer Festival and Best Brewery in America honors. It’s what drove us to change a Minnesota law that had been on the books since Prohibition. It’s what drove us to build a state-of-the-art destination brewery in the heart of the Twin Cities in 2014 featuring a massive beer hall, outdoor beer garden, event center and Brewer’s Table, an award-winning, world-class restaurant. And it’s what drives us today. Surly’s not for everyone. It’s for you. Don’t settle. Get Surly.

VIP BEER: Unbridled - 1/6bbl
This beer takes the concept of an IPA, blends in a variety of New Zealand aroma hop varietals and subjects it all to a 100% Brett fermentation. Light bodied and dry, the combo of Brett and these hop varieties produces an earthiness in the beer accented with lemon, floral, berry and black pepper notes. ABV 6.2%

Cynic - 1/6bbl
A pale gold hued hybrid saison/pale ale, fermented with a Belgian yeast strain and hopped like a Surly beer, resulting in a beer that has notes of lemon citrus from the hops and black pepper spice from the yeast, with a dry “tingly” finish. ABV 6.5%

Coffee Bender - 1/2bbl
Oatmeal brown ale brewed with cold-pressed coffee. Chocolate and toffee malt notes with pronounced coffee aromatics. ABV 5.5%

Xtra Citra - 1/2bbl
Sessionable pale ale driven by Citra hops. Tropical, citrusy hop notes with a pleasant bitterness and body. ABV 4.5%

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Thirsty Pagan Brewing

Superior, Wisconsin

We are a small microbrewery and pub located in the historic Russel Creamery building at 1623 Broadway, in Superior, WI. Our brewer, designs 9 unique varieties of beer for you to partake of; 4 of which are house specialties and 5 are delicious seasonal batches that rotate quickly.

VIP BEER: Vanilla Rice Rice Baby
Wild Rice Blonde with Vanilla 7.1% 28 IBU (Yo, VIP Beer)

Pinta Colada
Coconut Milk Stout 6.3% 35 IBU

Barrel Blend 6
Blend of Bourbon Barrel aged Old Ale and Strong Stout.  7.4% 52 IBU

Maku
Mixed Fermentation Sour Amber 5.2% 16 IBU

Reinhold Berlin(er)
Weisse: Mixed Fermentation Berliner Weisse Style 5% 5 IBU

India Pagan Ale
IPA 6.4% 87 IBU

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White Winter Winery

Iron River, WI

White Winter Winery has been creating hand crafted meads for over twenty years here in Iron River. Bayfield County, Wisconsin is famous for its fruits that thrive on the unique climate created by Lake Superior. We even have an Apple Festival to celebrate the end of our growing season. Locally grown blueberries, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, pears and, of course, many varieties of apples are what make our meads so special.

VIP Mead: 2005 Sweet Mead Reserve
Available only for VIP hour or until its gone.  Rich, Honey wine aged for 12 years, a once in a lifetime opportunity to try a truly remarkable mead 11.5% abv.

VIP MEAD: 2010 Bouchet
Available only for VIP hour or until its gone. Bouchet is made by caramelizing the honey before fermentation. The caramelizing process develops flavors of butterscotch, vanilla, toffee, marshmallow and caramel. Another one-of-a-kind mead brought to you by White Winter Mead cider and spirits.  11.5% abv

Black Mead
A dryer, light bodied, fruity mead made from black currents and honey. Lightly oaked. Serve as you would any dry red wine at room temperature. 11.5%-12.5% abv

Strawberry Mead
A semi-dry mead. Fruity but not overly sweet. Pairs well with fresh fruit and cheese. 11.5% abv

Raspberry Mead
Semi-sweet raspberry, full raspberry nose and mouth, try with chocolate for a decadent taste delight! 11.5% abv.

Blueberry Mead
Semi-sweet blueberry, subtle fruit, velvety mouth, spicy finish. One of the mead maker’s favorites. 11.5% abv. excellent before, or after dinner, or during dinner for that matter!

Sweet Mead
Refreshing sweet honey and water fermented to the traditional drink of Kings and Queens. A "Honeymoon" Tradition! Nicely balanced acidity with sweetness. Refreshing over ice with a twist or warmed and spiced. 

Bois Brule Hopped Hard Apple Cider
Fresh pressed apple cider fermented to about 4.5%-5.0% ABV. Lightly hopped with cascade hops, crisp, and bubbly. Very refreshing!

Oakwood Oaked Hard Apple Cider
Fresh pressed apple cider fermented to about 4.5%-5.0% ABV. A light, fresh cider, mellowed on oak, semi-dry, with a nice woody note, reminiscent of historical ciders barreled and cellared for year round consumption.

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