since 1961

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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

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 [...]
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Candemonium ensues!

This July marks the 5th anniversary of our massive month-long canned craft beer sale! In celebration, we’re hosting a canned (or non-perishable) food drive throughout the month to [...]
Bourbon By The Barrel

Bourbon By The Barrel

These days, it seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting a new gin or bourbon. Everybody wants to build a brand, and now is the time to do it. But what about the absolutely[...]



Mini Wine Series: Chenin Blanc

September 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This summer we are going to have mini wine classes at the tasting bar two Thursdays a month. They will each feature four wines made from the same grape from different regions or countries. This will be a great way to compare and learn more in depth about a single variety. Come and taste side-by-side Chenin Blanc from France, South Continue Reading

Lionheart Cider Sampling

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lionheart is a young MN-company created by young people, and it tastes just as fresh as you might expect! It's not a carbon copy of all the other ciders available, so stop in to sample something different!

Fulton Brewery Sampling

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Odds are you've had one or more of locally-made Fulton Brewery's beers before. That's no excuse to miss this tasting though! Stop in to sample their lineup and revisit just what it is that makes their beers so consistently sippable.

MN Spirits Class: Tattersall

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
It's our second MN Spirits Sale, and we thought you could use a little extra education on what it is that's made in your backyard! Sign up and learn all about the portfolio of local spirits producer Tattersall as well as the hows, whys and wherefores of what they do. This class requires sign up and a $10 fee.

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