Minnesota’s Oldest Brewpub Comes to Market

May 9, 2018 Fitger’s Brewhouse, Duluth’s oldest brewpub, will begin distributing beer across Minnesota on June 1, 2018. After two decades of demands for the Fitger’s famous “Apricot Wheat Ale” to come to market, the family-run business will begin distributing its sought-after beer throughout Minnesota. Fitger’s Brewhouse owner, Rod Raymond, and his son, Beau Raymond, [...]

The Placebo Pilsner

Sometimes curve balls DO get knocked out of the park. The old adage of “being thrown a curve ball” is usually a reference of being overwhelmed or taken aback by the unexpected. Our Master Brewer Ted Briggs was thrown a curve ball when brewing a Pilsner last month. Like a typical traditional pilsner, Ted started with soft Lake Superior water, which just happens to be the best for this style beer outside the village of Pilsen in Bohemia (Germany). 

2016 Kind-Of-A-Big-Deal Reader’s Choice Award – Brewpub

When the Brewhouse opened in 1995, they were one of only four breweries in Minnesota. The fact that they’re still making waves in the state’s craft beer scene and serving wild rice burgers that would make even the most ardent carnivore reexamine their existence speaks volumes about this Duluth staple.   Read the Full Story [...]

Brewhouse’s Dave Hoops Judges GABF

Beer lover heaven appears once a year in Denver, Colorado when the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) makes its appearance. Widely considered a Mecca for amazing beers, this three-day festival and competition brings 40,000 people to try more beers than they could even imagine. For the 600+ breweries that are attending this year, their biggest [...]

Sochi Series article by MNBeer

MNBeer Story Here » The gang at The Brewhouse in Duluth is celebrating the Olympics in their very own way, with a series of beers, art and swag revolving around the theme. And with around twenty Minnesotans headed to Sochi to compete, it seems appropriate! Cheer on your favorite Minnesota curler, xc skier, hockey player, speed skater or [...]