Author and photographer, Anna Blessing, has created a new book titled Locally Brewed: Portraits of Craft Breweries From America’s Heartland. In it you can find an in depth look at the history, development, distribution, and processes of 20 breweries in the Midwest. Representing Minnesota are Steel Toe Brewing out of Saint Louis Park, August Schell Brewing Company from New Ulm, and Surly Brewing Company in Brooklyn Center.
Over the past two decades craft brewing has exploded in popularity. Beer fanatics to average drinkers are being drawn to these unique and independently produced beers, and Blessing’s book dips it’s toe into the sea of the craft beer industry. With interviews, photos, and a aesthetically pleasing layout this book is not only informational but easy and interesting to read.
Praised author, Anna Blessing, gives a beautiful glimpse into the local craft beer world that reaches across the Midwest from Michigan to Indiana. Released on February 13th, this book will definitely be a good last minute Valentine’s Day present for the beer lover in your life.