Grand Teton Bone Warmer Imperial Amber Ale

Grand Teton Bone Warmer Imperial Amber Ale ABV: 8.2%, IBU: 22 First brewed in 2006, this ale immediately sold out and is back again to celebrate the brewery’s 25th Anniversary. Brewed in the strong ale tradition, Grand Teton Brewing Company uses only the first mash of malts, added Idaho Chinook hops and fermented at cool temperatures, resulting … [ Read more]

Lift Bridge Tuned

Lift Bridge Brewing Co. ABV: 6.5% Lift Bridge turned it on and cranked it to 11 with Tuned, a traditional American brown ale with a hopped-up aroma and taste, thanks to generous dry-hopping. At 6.5 % ABV, this rich, dark brown ale is the perfect accompaniment to broasted chicken or turkey. Lift Bridge is the first … [ Read more]

Apple Valley Liquors Reviews Some Brews for October-November 2013

Apple Valley Liquor Municipal Store #3 5470 157th St. W Apple Valley, MN 55124 952-953-2525, ext. 3   Apple Valley Liquor 3 is the newest and largest craft beer destination store in the south metro. Established in 2008, our store can proudly profess to the largest selection of beer, wine & spirits south of the … [ Read more]

North Coast Old Stock Ale 2012

North Coast ABV: 11.7% | IBU: 34 Remember being a kid, taking a whole package of fruit snacks and stuffing every single flavor into your mouth at once? Welcome to the adult equivalent – a diverse bouquet of caramel malt, toffee, dark fruits and a hint of spice blending on your palate all at once. … [ Read more]

Clown Shoes Brown Angel

Clown Shoes ABV: 7.0% | IBU: 68 Yes! Finally a brown ale that lives up to its name. Clown Shoes Brown Angel pours dark in color with a medium tan head and is as tempting as its logo suggests. A 7% Brown that delivers a rich combination of roasted malt and coffee with a cocoa … [ Read more]

Unibroue Maudite Amber Red Ale

Unibroue ABV: 8% | IBU: — Looking for a brew to convert that wine drinker in your family? The Unibroue line of Belgian Style Ales is a perfect starting point for the style. Typically Belgian beer styles have very similar characteristics that wine drinkers enjoy. Maudite is a great example; this Belgian-style Dubbel offers ripe … [ Read more]

Straight from the Source: Wild Brunette

If there is one beer that embodies the spirit and flavor of brewing in Minnesota, it is the Wild Brunette. Barley John’s signature beer, this brown ale recipe has been a house favorite since the small brewpub opened 13 years ago in New Brighton. Head Brewer Brian Lonberg says the large percentage of Minnesota-grown wild … [ Read more]