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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

Minnesota Aquavit

Minnesota Aquavit

Last week we introduced the month long Minnesota Spirits Sale by surveying the Minnesota whiskey landscape.  This week we look to our Nordic roots with aquavit from Skaalvenn, Vikr[...]
The State of Minnesota Whiskey

The State of Minnesota Whiskey

Since the change in law that took the cost to operate a distillery down to a fraction, tons of Minnesota distilleries have popped up and we have dozens of their products on our she[...]
The Perfect Manhattan

The Perfect Manhattan

Being my first blog post, I feel I should introduce myself.  My name is Aaron and I grew up in Eagan, MN.  I come from the wine side of Zipps, but I had a brief experience in barte[...]
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Lakes & Legends

With all the breweries opening around the Twin Cities in the last couple of years, it’s easy to overlook some. One not to miss is Lakes & Legends. You might not expect a craft [...]



Minnesota Craft Spirits Sale

September 1 - October 1
We're just so gaga over all the great craft distilleries popping up over Minnesota that we can't help ourselves. We'll be offering 10% or more off of ALL MN-made craft spirits in the month of September! We'll have tastings and classes galore, so check out the calendar and make sure to note all the events you want to partake in!

Fall Wine Sale

September 29 - October 22
All wines will be on sale! 10% off any bottle, 15% off when you buy 6 or more bottles, and 20% off 12 or more bottles!!

Mini Wine Series: Cab Franc

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Summer Mini Wine Series was so popular we are continuing it into the Fall. Try four different wines side by side made from Cabernet Franc from around the world. Come and see why this grape is so different from it's progeny: Cabernet Sauvignon.

F-Town Brewing Sampling

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Let's head down to F-Town! Stop in to check out the newly revamped, repackaged, reformulated lineup from Fairbault's own F-Town Brewing!

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