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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 [...]



Green Flash Brewing Sampling

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Other than Anchorman, what comes to mind when you think of San Diego? Well, it SHOULD be great craft beer! Repping SoCal, Green Flash will be here pouring some of their brews and... THIS JUST IN: they're fantastic! Stop in to say hi and try some yummy beer!

Fall Wine Sale

September 15 @ 8:00 am - October 10 @ 10:00 pm
All wines will be on sale! 10% of any bottle, 15% off when you buy 6 or more bottles, and 20% off 12 or more bottles!!

Italy Wine Class Pt. 2

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Erica visited wineries in Italy this last spring and we were waiting for some of the wines to come in to do the second installment of the class! The wines are in and we are exicted to share them with you. The class will focus on the regions of Tramonti, Orvieto, Carmignano, and Lugana. We will learn all about the Continue Reading

Bourbon Class

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
September is National Bourbon Month, so let's learn more about our native spirit! We'll be tasting some of the old standards as well as new & unique American whiskies. Whether you're a seasoned aficionado or newly interested in whisk(e)y, Patrick will have information for you to imbibe! No matter what type of American whiskey you like, we guarantee you'll find Continue Reading

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