Monthly Archives: January 2016

Brewers Without Breweries: “Gypsy Brewers” Get Creative

In the process of brewing beer to sell to the public, most people would assume that one of the first steps would be to build a brewery. That’s actually not always the case. Out of all of the unbelievable momentum and evolution in the last decade of craft beer, the emergence of so-called “Gypsy Brewers”…
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Good Night Sweet Prince

Another week passes and another great bourbon bites the dust. Sort of. Heaven Hill recently announced that the classic Elijah Craig 12 year would no longer be just that, 12 years old. Going forward, all batches of Elijah Craig going to bottle would be a blend of bourbons with a minimum age of 8 years.…
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You need some Imperial Stout

It’s been cold. Really cold. We all know that there’s no better beverage on a hot summer day than a chilled-down beer, but now that we’re getting a full dose of Minnesota winter you might want to stray away to find heartier things to sip on because, you know, beer is light and refreshing and…
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Game of Gamle Odes

There is a moment when you taste something for the first time and it surprises you so much that you can't help but stop and take note. Your palate is so intrigued that the sense memory you gain will be cemented forever in that place and time. The sounds, the aromas, the light and color;…
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