Just over two years ago, Blake Verdon and Jeremy Hale left their corporate jobs to pursue the dream of starting their own brewery and taproom. On June 4, 2014, their efforts came to fruition when LTD Brewing Co. in Hopkins, MN, opened its doors. We caught up with Blake to find out what they have . . .
DOWNLOAD THE FULL SUMMER 2015 ISSUE OF BAR EXAMINER The Minnesota craft brewery scene continues to grow, with new styles and colorfully-marketed brands filling local shelves and exciting new breweries cropping up throughout the greater metro and outstate areas. For those interested in making their entry into the industry, there are a number of considerations . . .
DOWNLOAD THE FULL SUMMER 2015 ISSUE OF BAR EXAMINER Earlier this year, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law allowing for Sunday growler sales. Now, under Minnesota Statute 340A.301, subdivision 7(b), brewers that possess the requisite authorization (namely, on-and-off-sale licenses) can distribute 64-ounce jugs of intoxicating liquor to go, seven days a week. . . .