"Saturday, November 16th found our brewers in Chicago to pour and compete at the 11th annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer. Emerging from a field of 16, our Bourbon Barrel Aged 1100 Wheatwine took 2nd Place in the Barleywine/ Wheatwine category. The 1100 Wheatwine is a wine-strength wheat ale that has been aged 2 years for [...]
Northland News Center Story Here >> Pioneer Press Photo Gallery >> Fitger's Brewhouse has been serving their own beer since 1995. But there has always been a byproduct from the brewing that they wanted to utilize. Brad Nelson, the Culture and Marketing Director for Fitger's Brewhouse told me, "Lately we have been trying to really [...]
KBJR Story & Video Here >> Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Tycoons' Head Chef joins Adam and Jennifer of KBJR 6 and Range 11 News Today to make the restaurant's Bacon-Porter Brewhouse Beer Jam.
One of the most important things for good beer is good water. Brewing right on Lake Superior means we have access to some of the best water in the world, and we want to keep it that way. As part of our new ‘Hops To It’ project, we teamed up with the Great Lakes Aquarium [...]
The Growler Story Here >> In this edition of Deep Thoughts with Dave Hoops, we look at the most magical part of brewing beer: Yeast and fermentation. My name is Dave Hoops, Master Brewer at Fitger’s Brewhouse in Duluth, Minnesota. Webster’s defines fermentation as “a change brought about by a ferment, as yeast enzymes, which convert [...]