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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 [...]



Bells Brewery Sampling

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bell's Brewing, one of the all-time kings of American craft beer. If you haven't had some of their brews yet, you might be living under a rock! Come on down to the store and sample some of their blue chip beers as well as their newest offerings!

45th Parallel Sampling

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our good buddy Shafer from 45th Parallel Distillery will be in store sampling our their wide variety of delicious products. An especially exciting item from their portfolio is the Midwest line (gin & vodka) which is on sale right now for $14.99 per 1L bottle! $5 off, yo!

Lake Monster Brewery Sampling

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The peeps at Lake Monster Brewing will be stopping in for a tasting! We don't get to play host to them that often, so let's make sure to give them a healthy showing!

The Wine Company Sampling

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Local wine company The Wine Company (confusing enough) will be in store sampling out some of their great stuff! Stop by to try some gems.

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