August 25, 2020

Location purchased: Blue Max Liquors, Burnsville

I'll be honest with you. This pandemic has been a drag. Our desire to drink just isn't there. Running this blog hasn't been fun without being able to go to a brewery to really enjoy the experience. And drinking at home ha...

January 27, 2020

Trying to find a good porter in a can is something that can be difficult for me. Personally, I prefer having porters at the taproom on nitro, because the smoothness gives it something extra that makes me enjoy them more. Lately, I've been on a bit of a porter kick, and...

October 16, 2019

The summer was quite busy for us, so we weren't able to get out and explore and review as many breweries and beers as we would have liked to, and we had a rare weekend free, and neither of us had been to Minnesota's Largest Candy Store in Jordan, and since Roets Jordan...

July 29, 2019

Location Purchased: Wyatt's Twisted Americana, Eagan, MN

We haven't drank a whole lot lately. After our trip to Virginia, and as much as we drank on that trip, we needed a bit of a break. Now, we're back, with more reviews. We decided to go out to dinner recently, with...

June 3, 2019

While traveling between Minneapolis and St. Paul, you can make a stop in the Midway are of St. Paul, and swing by Blackstack Brewing, located a short distance from Allianz Field, home to the Minnesota United FC, of the MLS, and in the same building as Can Can Wonderlan...

April 22, 2019

Nestled some 30 minutes outside of St. Paul sits Hastings, a city along the Mississippi River, home to Spiral Brewery. The brewery's name comes from the iconic bridge that is nearby that takes people in to the heart of downtown Hastings, where the brewery sits, surroun...

March 25, 2019

Location purchased: Blue Max Liquors 

I’ve always heard good things about Junkyard Brewing. Naturally, when the brewery is a 3:30 drive from your house, getting the beer from the source is difficult. But on a recent trip to the liquor store, spotted this beer . 


February 20, 2019

South Minneapolis is not a haven for craft breweries. There are a couple, but you will find most of the breweries in Minneapolis on the north end of town. But sitting along the 46th Street light rail station sits Venn Brewing, located among some newly built apartments.


February 8, 2019

Location drank: JL Beers, Burnsville, MN

We haven’t gone out for dinner much lately, but after a long week, it was a good idea to go out for a burger and a beer. We are lucky to have a few places around where we live that have good food, and a quality craft beer selecti...

January 23, 2019

Around Christmas, I walked in to a Total Wine, looking to stock up on some beer for the holidays. A few breweries were sampling that night, including Fair State. They had several beers that I've had in the past, but Giantsbane was something completely unique to me. It'...

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