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Craft Beer HQ
One of the Twin Cities' best craft beer destinations! We've got an immense selection of great craft brews!


Professional Palates
From domestic to eccentric, red, white and sparkling, we've got a great selection of delicious wine! .


We mix well!
Whether it's new, old or overlooked, we have a well-stocked selection of spirits. Stop in for a distillation of knowledge!


King of Kegs
MN's largest keg retailer with hundreds of kegs on hand! Tons of options, with a huge local selection!



Special Recent Posts

Clos Saron

Clos Saron

Much has been written recently about "natural" winemaking and some of it is a bit controversial. It can be difficult to grasp one's hands around such an innocent, yet undefined sou[...]
8.26 Cooper Hill Winery

8.26 Cooper Hill Winery

This is the last week of the domestic wine sale and it couldn’t come at a better time to show our support for the wineries in the Napa Valley who were hit by the earthquake this we[...]
Michele Alois

Michele Alois

We are thrilled to be hosting Massimo Alois from Italy this Friday 5-8pm. He is the son of Michele Alois who started the winery of the same name in 1992 in the Campania region of I[...]
Merlot Me!

Merlot Me!

It’s hard to acknowledge but the cold weather is upon us so this week we are featuring Merlot, the perfect fall red. Merlot has gotten a bad reputation thanks in part to the movie [...]



Bellboy Wine Sampling

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The folks from Bellboy will be in store sampling out their tasty portfolio, so let's have them back in style! Stop on down to try some of their yummy stuff!

Tallgrass Brewery Sampling

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ale Jail & Zipp's alum Mark Sobolik will be conducting his first sampling in-store for his new role at Tallgrass! Stop by to reminisce about the good ol' days and sample some fantastic beer!

Oskar Blues Sampling

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The crazy people from Oskar Blues out in Colorado are here and they want you to try their beer! All cans, all the time, with plenty of great brews to keep you excited!

2 Gingers Sampling

July 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What started off as a local operation has expanded into an international sensation. It's been a while since we had a chance to highlight 2 Gingers, so it's about time for you to revisit just how tasty their whiskey is! Come have a Big Ginger or two and see why it is perfect for patio season!

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