Minnesota Brewery News: Spring 2014

By Brian Kaufenberg

The Growler magazine is the go-to source for Minnesota brewery news. Get the scoop on the latest happenings on the craft beer scene on the website and in the print publication. Here's a preview of what's new this spring:
 

beer_1040628.jpgBauhaus Brew Labs: Bauhaus Brew Labs, a 30 bbl production brewery and taproom, seeks to unify craft and commercial styles by “re-imagining classic lager styles that we love and brewing beers with an element of surprise in them,” said co-founder Lydia Haines.

The Brewer: Matt Schwandt
The Beers: Wonderstuff Neü Bohemian Pilsner, Stargrazer German-Stïl Schwarzbier, Wagon Party West Cöast Common, Sky-Five! Midwest Cöast IPA
Visit: 1315 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 3-11 p.m.
 

Tin Whiskers: The science of brewing brought three electrical engineers together to start Tin Whiskers, St. Paul’s newest production brewery and taproom.

The Brewers: Head Brewer Jake Johnson, Brewer Jeff Moriarty
The Beer: Short Circuit Stout, Ampere Bière de Garde, Flip Switch IPA, Wheatstone Bridge, Schottky Pumpkin Ale
Visit: 125 E. 9th St., St. Paul
Hours: Thursday­ & Friday 3-11 p.m., Saturday 12-11 p.m.


Sisyphus Brewing: In late April or early May, owners Harriman and Cuddy plan to open the doors of their 1,500 square foot nano-brewery and 1,500 square foot taproom to the public. The comedy club will fit 100 guests and host local and regional acts when it opens in about a year.

The Brewer: Sam Harriman
The Beers: Oatmeal Pale Ale, Russian Imperial Stout, Oak-aged Black IPA with Coffee, Imperial Steam Beer, and rotating selections
Visit: 712 Ontario Ave. W, Minneapolis
Hours: TBD