Now Open (Or Damn Close): La Doña Cervecería
St. Paul MN, Oct. 12, 2018 — Minnesota craft beer with a Latin influence.” This is the main point that Sergio Manancero arrives at as we discuss the genesis of La Doña Cervecería, the latest taproom to open its doors in Minneapolis’ Harrison neighborhood.
Manancero, left, and Dicky Lopez, right, in the brewing area of La Doña Cervecería // Photo by Daniel Murphy
Now Open (Or Damn Close): Dual Citizen Brewing Company
St. Paul MN, Jan. 23, 2018 — Tim Kessler and Max Filter, cousins, St. Paulites, and co-owners of Midway’s newest brewery, Dual Citizen Brewing Company, are calling for beer drinkers to set aside any perceived differences and come together over a pint.
Tim Kessler, left, and Max Filter, right, of Dual Citizen Brewing Company | Photo by Aaron Job
Cans, Sours to Drive Upland Growth in 2018
Bloomington IN, Jan. 22, 2018 — After two decades of steady growth, Upland Brewing is taking a two-pronged approach to expansion in 2018.
Gentile Brewing & RiverWalk Brewing Collaboration Release Party
Beverly MA, Sep. 1, 2017 — On a warm summer day, two up-and-coming breweries on the north shore of Massachusetts got together to brew something quite special. Paul Gentile of Gentile Brewing and Steve Sanderson of RiverWalk Brewing Co. bring a shared experience and passion for brewing flavorful, unique beers. So when they put their heads together, the idea for a Rye Saison was a no-brainer:
Upland’s Sour Program Expands to New York with Remarkable Liquids
Bloomington IN, Feb. 25, 2017 — Upland Brewing Co. is bringing wood-aged sour ales to New York this spring with launch events the final week of February. Upland began brewing traditional wood-aged sours in 2006 and will soon celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Wood Shop Sour Ale Brewery, a facility focused on innovation and
exploration. Upland and distributor Remarkable Liquids have partnered to bring these beers to one of the largest craft beer markets in the country.
CNY-Based Empire Brewing Co. Ships Beer to its Newest Market: China
Syracuse NY, Oct. 28, 2016 — When the big Empire Farmstead Brewery opened in Cazenovia in June, its goal was to help the Central New York-based beer company sell more beer, across New York state and into the Northeast.
Triton Brewing Expanding at Home and into Kentucky and Ohio
A chat with David Waldman, Triton’s Chief of Operations
Indianapolis IN, Oct. 27, 2016 — Triton is increasing its brewing capacity to meet its growing distribution within Indiana and to expand distribution into Kentucky and Ohio along with broadening its neighborhood service base.
Wynwood Brewing Continues to Trek Forward in 2016
Miami FL, Oct. 5, 2016 — What’s a brewery to do with a 15-barrel brewhouse? Brew a lot of beer, which is exactly what owner Luis G. Brignoni, brewer Nik Mebane, and the rest of the Wynwood Brewing Company team are doing in their slice of Miami heaven — 465 gallons at a time.
Peace Tree Brewing Expanding to East Village
The Knoxville-based brewery plans to open a tap room in a burgeoning industrial area along East Court Avenue.
Knoxville IA, Apr. 8, 2016 — Knoxville-based Peace Tree Brewing plans to open a tap room and brewery in the burgeoning southern end of Des Moines’ East Village.
Badger State Brewing Company Announces Expansion
Green Bay WI, Feb. 11, 2016 — Badger State Brewing Company is expanding their operations, while preparing to offer patrons more options at their brewery and tap room.
Featured Brewery: Aspen Brewing Company
Aspen CO, Feb. 9, 2016 — In a town filled with glamorous dining rooms, rustic bars with modern twists, high-end spirits and expensive craft cocktails, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better vibe, community atmosphere, and place to post up for a drink than the Aspen Brewing Co. in historic downtown Aspen. It’s a warm and inviting place filled with award-winning beer, free live music on Fridays and Saturdays, and so many nods to Aspen’s beautiful landscape and seasonal outdoor activities—like skiing—mostly just like skiing.
Iron Horse Brewery is Adding Food to the Menu at The Pub
Ellensburg WA, Jan. 14, 2016 — Have you been to the Iron Horse Brewery pub in downtown Ellensburg? It’s a friendly little place where the kind and handsome people of Ellensburg gather to enjoy many happy beers. Located on the main drag in the heart of town, The Pub is impossible to miss, so don’t try to use that as an excuse.
Ipswich Ale Brewer’s Table Is Now Open at Ipswich Ale Brewery
Ipswich MA, Jan. 7, 2016 — Founded in 1991, Ipswich Ale has opened the doors to Ipswich Ale Brewer’s Table this week, a 120-seat restaurant within its downtown Ipswich brewery. “Opening a restaurant has been a whirlwind experience, and our sincerest thanks go out to everyone who has joined us for dinner in the past week,” the brewery posted today on Facebook. “We’ve been having so much fun, and you’ve eaten so much food, that we simply can’t open for lunch today as originally planned. Come join us for dinner and beers starting at 4PM any day this week. We’ll be ready to start serving lunch sometime within the next few days.”
Upland Brewing to Expand Sour Beer Program
Bloomington IN, Oct. 27, 2015 — Upland Brewing will invest $4 million to expand its sour production capabilities, the Indiana-based craft brewery announced today.
It’s Official: Port City Is the Best Small Brewery in America
Alexandria VA, Sep. 28, 2015 — Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company had a pretty stellar weekend at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, winning silver medals for its Porter and Monumental IPA, and a bronze medal for Optimal Wit. Those three medals put Port City in a four-way tie for the most medals earned at the Festival, alongside the bigger and better-known Firestone Walker, Left Hand and Sun King breweries.
Infamous Brewing Partnering With Grapevine Craft Brewery and Favorite Brands
Austin TX, Aug. 26, 2015 — Infamous Brewing Co., a brewery based in Austin near Lake Travis, has been busy forming new partnerships to increase its brewing capacity and expand into the Dallas/Fort Worth market. The brewery is entering into two new partnerships with DFW based companies Grapevine Craft Brewery and Favorite Brands, LLC.
Masters of Their Craft: Bear Hill Brewing Co. Adds to Expansion Plans
Calgary AB, Apr. 9, 2015 — It’s late at night, you’re partaking in a couple pints with your best buds and someone floats the idea of opening a bar. At the time, it makes all the sense in world. “Of course! We should open a bar.”
Featured Brewery: Black Bottle Brewery
Fort Collins CO, Jul. 28, 2014 — “I used to hate Sundays,” said Sean Nook, owner and head brewer at Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins, Colo. “I knew the next morning I had to go to a job I didn’t like. But now Sunday is like Friday or Saturday for me, because I love what I do. Until I started brewing full-time, I didn’t know that feeling existed.”
Calgary Craft Brewery Gets a Big New Tool Shed
Calgary AB, Apr. 23, 2014 — It’s been one hell of a week for Graham Sherman and Jeff Orr. On Tuesday, the founders of Tool Shed Brewing got the keys to a northeast Calgary industrial bay that will soon be home to the company’s new brewery.
At Freehouse, Beer and Beyond
At Freehouse, the Blue Plate Restaurant Co. gets into the brewing business.
Minneapolis MN, Apr. 2, 2014 — “I love sitting in here,” said my friend, and I had to agree. We were having lunch at Freehouse, the North Loop newcomer — and most ambitious project, by far — from the Blue Plate Restaurant Co., the growth-minded dynamos behind the Edina Grill, the Lowry, 3 Squares and other popular (and populist) destinations.
Olds College Celebrates New Brewing Program, Plans Four Flagship Beers
Olds AB, Sep. 27, 2013 — More than 200 guests attended the opening of Western Canada’s first teaching brewery at Olds College, located in the Pomeroy Inn & Suites at Olds College, to get the first taste of Olds College beer. The President of Olds College, Dr. H.J. (Tom) Thompson was joined by Niagara College President, Dr. Dan Patterson, as they sipped on the first brew from the Olds College Brewery.
Featured Brewery: Intuition Ale Works
Jacksonville FL, Sep. 6, 2013 — Ben Davis didn’t just open Intuition Ale Works to make great beer, he also wanted to make Jacksonville, Florida a better place.