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

Bauchant Old Fashioned

Bauchant Old Fashioned

Bauchant is an orange liqueur from the Cognac region in France.  It’s made by macerating sweet and bitter orange peels in neutral alcohol, then distilled three times, blended with [...]
Some Hot Drinks!

Some Hot Drinks!

Every day it's bitterly cold in Minnesota, we need hot things to balance it out.  In the cocktail world, we have plenty to keep us occupied: hot toddies, hot buttered rum, and iris[...]
Lager You Waiting For?

Lager You Waiting For?

When talking about beer, a lot of people get confused about lagers. Newcomers to beer don’t understand what makes a lager, and a lot of experienced drinkers have some misconception[...]
Winter Citrus Cordials

Winter Citrus Cordials

Winter can be a dull time for cocktails.  Lots of heavy eggnog and smoky drams of scotch.  However, blood oranges and grapefruits are finally in season, and on sale at the store!  [...]



Deschutes Tasting!

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Voted Best out of State Brewery by Growler readers, these Oregonians have been a craft brew staple throughout the states. They'll be pouring beloved classics and new brews as well, so come on by and enjoy a beer!

Bent Paddle Tasting!

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Can't make the trip to Duluth? Don't worry, the beer is driving to meet you! Stop in to sample some of the great stuff coming from your Northern neighbors.

New Belgium Tasting

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The big little guys from Fort Collins are here to show you all the new stuff they've been up to! Whether you've had their beer once, twice, a hundred times or never, now is the time to stop by. You'll notice a familiar face at the tasting bar, as our old beer buyer Shaughn will be here repping his new Continue Reading

Destihl Tasting

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We're hosting Destihl Brewing from Illinois! They'll be sampling their full portfolio, and guess what?! They're mostly sours! Perfect for the months to come, their beer will be flowing on the sales floor!

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