Brewing Excellence since '96


We can't help but celebrate our brewery's accomplishments. We enjoy the comradery that competition fosters and we believe competition breeds innovation. We attend as many festivals and competitions as we can to test the merit of our beer, promote our brewery, make new friends, share our expertise, and stay at the leading edge of craft brewing.

 
 
 

‘13 Best Brewpub - Honorable Mention - Growler Magazine

 

‘13 Barrel – Aged Favorite - Lake Superior Magazine

Awarded for 1100 Wheat Wine

 
 

2013 Best Beer
Best of Duluth-Superior
Duluth - Superior Magazine

Awarded for Starfire Pale Ale

 

‘13 Best Locally Made Brew - Lake Superior Magazine

 
 

2013 SILVER MEDALIST
Festival of Barrel Aged Beers

Awarded for 1100 Wheat Wine

 

‘12 Best Brewpub in Minnesota - The Street

 
 

2012 BRONZE MEDALIST
Great American Beer Fest

Awarded for Framboise

 
 
 

2012 BEST OF SHOW
Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

 
 
 

2011 BEST OF SHOW
Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

 
 
 
 
 

2008 SILVER MEDALIST
FESTIVAL OF BARREL AGED BEERS

Awarded for Framboise

 
 
 
 

2008 GOLD MEDALIST
FESTIVAL OF BARREL AGED BEERS

Awarded for Cherry Grande Cru

 
 
 

‘04 Great Snowshoe Award - St. Paul Winterfest

Awarded for Hair o' the Monk

 
 

2004 BRONZE MEDALIST
Great American Beer Festival

Awarded for Farmhouse Saison

 
 
 

2002 Best Beer
Ripsaw Sayer Award

Awarded for Witchtree ESB

 
 
 

2000 SILVER WINNER
Great Lakes Brewpub Competition

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

 
 
 

2000 GOLD WINNER
Great Lakes Brewpub Competition

Awarded for El Niño IPA

 
 
 

2000 GOLD WINNER
Great Lakes Brewpub Competition

Awarded for Starfire Pale Ale

 
 
 

1999 BRONZE WINNER
Great Lakes Brewpub Competition

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

 
 
 
 
 

1999 GOLD WINNER
Great Lakes Brewpub Competition

Awarded for Witchtree ESB