Events

A craft beer experience unlike any other! Featuring rare, vintage and one-off specialty beers from a carefully-curated list of craft breweries, the Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest is a one-of-a-kind event that showcases the creativity and skill of a select group of top brewers in the country. This 4th Annual, special one-night tasting will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at the beautiful MN History Center in downtown St Paul. Thirty craft breweries, including ten from Minnesota, were invited to participate - each brewery will offer two beers, of which will be rare offerings, which may include: a beer...

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ANNOUNCING the 2017 Grand Minnesota Taste-Together Brewfest & Wine Tasting – Saturday, February 25th at the Grand Casino Hinckley Event Center at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, MN. Our musical guests are DROPKICK MURPHYS!  Opening for them is BLOOD OR WHISKEY. Click here for details

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Winterfest 2016 will be the biggest showcase yet for Minnesota craft beer! The 15th annual event on February 26 and 27 will feature 80+ Guild member breweries and brewpubs across two nights at Union Depot in St. Paul. In addition to unlimited sampling of specialty and seasonal beers, patrons can enjoy upscale catered food, craft beer education and music. At the end of the night, the “Best of Fest” winners will be awarded the Great Snowshoe Award. Click here for all the details.

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The 39th annual AHA National Homebrewers Conference—aka Homebrew Con—will return to Minneapolis, June 15-17, 2017! The AHA Hombrew Con (National Homebrewers Conference) is a fun, educational gathering designed to enhance homebrewers’ brewing skills and knowledge and increase homebrewing camaraderie. Special seminars and events cater to beer enthusiasts and amateur brewers of every level. Learn more about the Homebrew Con on their website homebrewcon.org    

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