Minnesotas Best Breweries Brewpubs: Searching for the Perfect Pint

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-06-24
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
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Based on four years of travel and research,Minnesotars"s Best Breweries and Brewpubsis a welcome addition to Robin Shepardrs"s series of guides to the best of the Midwestrs"s beer industries. From large-scale breweries such as Cold Spring, to chains like Granite City, to individual brewpubs like Fitgerrs"s Brewhouse, Shepard provides commentary for more than thirty beer makers and three-hundred Minnesota beers. Accessible enough for people at all stages in their journeys to discover great-tasting beer, the information-packed guidebook also features a list of helpful books and websites, as well as information on Minnesotars"s beer tastings and festivals. For each brewery and brewpub site yours"ll find: bull; a description and brief history, plus many "donrs"t miss" features bull; a description of beers on tap and a list of seasonal and specialty beers bull; a space for the brewmasterrs"s autograph bull; notes on the pub food, with recommendations bull; suggestions of nearby sights and activities bull; general directions to the location bull; Shepardrs"s personal ratings of the experience, plus room to add your own.

Author Biography

Robin Shepard is author of Wisconsin's Best Breweries and Brewpubs, which was awarded the Quill and Tankard Writing Award of the North American Guild of Beer Writers, and Best Breweries and Brewpubs of Illinois.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
The Best of Minnesota's Bestp. x
Tips for Finding Your Own Perfect Pintp. xiii
Taster Chartp. xxi
Beer and Foodp. xxii
The Craft Brewing Businessp. xxvii
The Brewing Processp. xxviii
Breweries and Brewpubs Mapp. xxx
Central Regionp. 1
Metro Regionp. 21
Northeast Regionp. 145
Northwest Regionp. 193
Southern Regionp. 203
Minnesota's Contract Breweriesp. 257
Breweries to Watchp. 283
Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Brewsp. 287
Beer Tastings and Festivalsp. 292
Books for the Beer Travelerp. 296
Websites for the Beer Travelerp. 299
Directory of Minnesota Breweries and Brewpubsp. 301
Directory of Just Over the Border Breweries and Brewpubsp. 317
Minnesota's Brewing Pastp. 323
Beer Stylesp. 328
Terms Commonly Heard on Brewery Toursp. 347
Indexp. 353
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