Yoerg Brewing building nanobrewery on St. Paul’s Westside

Minnesota’s oldest brewery brand, Yoerg Beer, was revived this summer by Tom Keim and Carole Minogue when they began contracting with Octopi Brewing in Wisconsin. But soon Yoerg will be able to call the city where the original brewery was first founded in 1848 home again. According to Facebook post, the new Yoerg Brewing will be building a nanobrewery in … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Wabasha Brewing

Now Open (or Damn Close) looks at St. Paul’s newest brewery: Wabasha Brewing. St. Paul’s West Side neighborhood is steeped in Minnesota’s brewing tradition. It’s there that Anthony Yoerg moved Minnesota’s first commercial brewing company in 1871 where it stood until 1953. Martin Bruggeman followed suit in 1872 and moved Bruggeman’s Brewery to the West … [ Read more]