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

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September Zipps Pack: Vallana Alto Piemonte

“Vallana creates Spanna with extraordinary life spans, their breeding, substance and longevity showing no compromise whatever with conceptions of mass consumerism.” – Burton Anders[...]
Father's Day Whiskies!

Father's Day Whiskies!

We've got a handful of fun new whiskies in the store to make your Dad happy.  Some are new and rare while others are everyday sippers.  Take a look! Whistle Pig Whiskey W[...]
Beer and Spirit List for Huge Spring Tasting 5/13/17
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Wine List for Big Spring Wine Tasting 04.01.17

Spring Sale Tasting 4.01.17 Mix & match 6 or 12 bottles for larger discounts!                     Regular Sale 6 Bottle 12 Bottle[...]



Fall MN Spirits Sale!

September 1 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 10:00 pm
Twice a year, we throw all of our Minnesota made spirits on an amazing sale.  We got tastings galore from your favorite producers: Tattersall, Far North, Du Nord, Panther, and more!  The sale ends September 30th, don't be a fool and wait til the end!

Norseman Distillery Sampling

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Founded in 2013, by Scott Ervin, Norseman Distillery is the first legal distillery in Minneapolis since prohibition. Believe it or not, this is the first Norseman Distillery Sampling at Zipps!  Try their killer portfolio with great spirits and funky liqueurs.    

Du Nord Craft Spirits Sampling

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Their cocktail room is located just down the road. You know 'em, you love 'em, you can't get enough of 'em, Du Nord Craft Spirits! We've been big fans of Du Nord's gin & vodka, as well as their awesome apple spirit and brand new coffee liqueur. If you haven't tried their stuff yet, now is the time! Stop in and enjoy Continue Reading

Skaalvenn Spirits Tasting

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Skaalvenn Distillery of Brooklyn Park, has clear ties to Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage. Skaalvenn translates to, “Cheers, friends,” in Norwegian. Started by Tyson and Mary Schnitker in the spring of 2015, they have a vodka, aquavit, clear rum, and habanero rum. Meet Mary and try their fun local spirits!



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