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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

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Harvest Season = Wet Hop Beer!

Needless to say, the craft beer world loves hops. Hop-forward IPAs are by far the leading craft beer style, and many of the most highly regarded beers in the world feature huge add[...]
Copper & Kings Reign Supreme

Copper & Kings Reign Supreme

Copper & Kings has been kicking around Minneapolis for just over a year, and boy are we glad to have them! Distilling in the heart of bourbon country, these iconoclasts are pro[...]
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Wine List for Big Fall Tasting

Fall Wine Sale Big Tasting 10-3-2015 Mix & match 6 or 12 bottles for larger discounts!                     Regular Sale 6 Bottle 12 Bott[...]
An American in Scotland

An American in Scotland

It’s the first week of the Fall Whisk(e)y Sale, so let’s dig right in! This week we’ll be talking about one of the rising stars of the American micro movement: Westland Distillery.[...]



Fall Wine Sale

September 15 - October 10
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!!

Fall Whisk(e)y Sale

September 28 - October 24
You know it, you love it, it's the biannual Zipps Whisk(e)y Sale! 10% off all whiskies in the store! Bourbon, rye, single malt, Irish, we'll be discounting it all! Save big even on our "Every-Day Low Price" items, guaranteed to be the cheapest you'll see all year! We'll basically be putting money in your pocket when you pick some up!

Copper & Kings Sampling

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Copper & Kings are based out of Louisville, KY, so you know what they're about... Really great craft brandies! They'll be in store sampling out their delicious grape and apple brandies and if you ask nicely, maybe even some of their absinthes. Stop by to get your mind rocked!

Deschutes Sampling

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Classic West Coast brewery Deschutes will be stopping by to sample their delicious brews from Bend, Oregon. Hop on in to snag a sample!

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