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Mankato is brewing up some history!

Here is a little something for your Throw Back Thursday‬. In case you haven’t heard Kato Beer is back! Our friends at Mankato Brewery  (Mankato, MN) released some history last week by brewing some new life into the Kato Lager which has been out of production for...

Sunday Growler Sales

And on the seventh day the lord said Minnesotans shall purchase growlers…then rest. It still amazes me that it took this long to take that leap for Sunday sales. With Minnesota’s booming Craft Beer market it only makes sense to nurture rather than hinder the...

Name Your Poison

June 8th was National Name Your Poison Day! Over the years, bartenders have coined the phrase, “name your poison” when asking patrons what they would like to drink. Although the origin of the phrase is unknown, it’s believed to have referred to making a choice from...

How to Taste Beer

  SEE Before you taste your beer, pause a moment to look at it. Taking in a beer’s appearance is part of the experience, and you can tell a lot from a beer just by looking. For example, if the foamy head doesn’t immediately dissipate, it often means the beer was...