MN Beer Events Calendar, October-November 2013 Edition

Your Guide to Twin Cities Beer — and Fun — for the Next two Months   October 2 “Meet the Brewer” with Badger Hill Zeke’s Unchained Animal || 3508 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis 55406 || 6 – 7 p.m. These newcomers to the South Minneapolis bar and beer scene are teaming up to have brewers … [ Read more]

Michael Berglund: Dinosaur Digs, Fire Pits and the Surly Sandbox

An Artist Profile of the Man Behind the Labels By Jason Zabel Tell me something weird about yourself: I don’t know if it’s weird, but for the past 12 years I’ve been digging dinosaurs out West in Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota. I’ve been able to dig up T. rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus—all the stars of the Discovery … [ Read more]

The Beer Scene is Getting Weird

I’m standing in line at Surly’s Darkness Day drinking beer and chatting with friends when a guy approaches carrying an open growler and a dry-erase board. On the board are lists of bottles he has to trade and those that he’s seeking in return. “Anything rare from Surly” is emphasized. The haggling begins, but he … [ Read more]