Month: April 2017

All Fired Up: Turning a Century-old Fire Hall into a Working Brewery

All Fired Up: Turning a Century-old Fire Hall into a Working Brewery

There’s an old joke in the wine making business which goes something like: Q: How do you make a million dollars in the wine business? A: Start with 2 million. Thankfully the beer business is a little less dependent on the vagaries of the weather than the wine industry, but in some ways the process … Continue reading All Fired Up: Turning a Century-old Fire Hall into a Working Brewery

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Lake of the Woods Brewing: Building Community One Pint at a Time

Lake of the Woods Brewing: Building Community One Pint at a Time

One element of the craft beer industry that's always intrigued me is how hard many breweries work to forge a connection to their local communities. There are yoga and beer classes, tastings, trivia nights, tours as part of corporate events. In most cases, the motivation seems genuine - in other words - it's not a … Continue reading Lake of the Woods Brewing: Building Community One Pint at a Time