Former Rhombus Guys brewer to open Half Brothers Brewing in downtown Grand Forks

When you mix a bit of brotherly love with beer and place it within a former bakery, what do you get? Downtown Grand Forks will find out, as Half Brothers Brewing Company is setting their sights on opening this summer. Co-owners and half brothers, Chad Gunderson and Taylor Nord, are transforming the former Dakota Harvest … [ Read more]

Proof Artisan Distillers releases Glen Fargo single malt whiskey

Craft spirits are a new frontier—the distilleries among us new pioneers cutting a new swath in familiar grains. For Proof Artisan Distillers, highlighting North Dakota’s bountiful barley harvests in an American single malt whiskey is the perfect way to swing their scythe. Glen Fargo, called “The Single Malt of North Dakota” by Proof Artisan Distillers, … [ Read more]

Fargo Brewing Company adding second taproom

Fargo Brewing Company is adding a second taproom in Fargo, the brewery announced today. The new Fargo Brewing Ale House will be located at 4445 17th Ave. S. in Fargo and is planned to open this summer. “Our community continues to demand locally made beer and this location is right in the middle of the … [ Read more]

Indeed Brewing Co. expands distribution to North Dakota, Western Minnesota

Indeed Brewing Company announced today that it’s partnering with Johnson Brothers to expand its distribution territory to North Dakota. Indeed will kick off the expansion at the Fargo Beer Fest on September 26, and will begin selling beer across North Dakota on October 1. Beginning November 2, Indeed will also begin distributing to Western Minnesota, including … [ Read more]

Fargo Brewing Company in Fargo, North Dakota

Now Open or Damn Close heads northwest to profile Fargo Brewing Company. by Brian Kaufenberg   Fargo Brewing Company When Chris Anderson, the head brewer at Fargo Brewing Company, graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a biology degree and moved west for work and graduate school, he was still searching for his passion. … [ Read more]

Chasing the Beer Scene in the Dakotas

By Emily Weiss In previous issues of The Growler, we’ve played match-up with fun and interesting outdoor (and sometimes indoor, because we all need an occasional break from the weather) activities with craft beers from our neighboring cities and states. Now that we’ve covered Duluth to our north, Wisconsin to our west, and Iowa to … [ Read more]