Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Alison the Facetious Librarian
3 followers
3 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Beers of the Minnesota State Fair (Part One)
Ah, the Great Minnesota Get-Together .  You can't call yourself a true Minnesotan if you've never visited the fair.  Expensive, super-crowded, but great for people watching and you can get almost anything on a stick!  Even beer.  Speaking of beer, a few bre...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
I'm coming back...
Boy, I have not updated this blog in a long time!  Since the beginning of the year!  And now it's almost September.  It's been a busy year - working three jobs, applying for jobs that utilize my relatively newly-acquired Masters degree, projects around the ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Wabasha Brewing (Saint Paul, MN)
The weather is finally warming up here in Minnesota, which means it's a lot easier to go out and do things...like check out a new brewery!  After months of delays, Wabasha Brewing  finally opened its taproom at the end of February.  I managed to make it ove...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Day Block Brewing (Minneapolis, MN)
This past week I visited Day Block Brewing located on Washington Avenue just on the outskirts of downtown Minneapolis. The main side... ...and the other side. On Black Friday I had purchased a Living Social deal for Day Block which included two pints, a fli...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Stouts, Stouts, Stouts!
I've mentioned in other posts that I love stouts, Russian imperial stouts in particular, and fall/winter is the season for stouts.  This is the third and final post in my stout review "series" for 2014.  You can read the first two here - Four Years of Darkn...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Evil Twin Brewing (Denmark)
I've really been getting into Evil Twin Brewing these past few months.  Evil Twin is the brother of Mikkeller , the gypsy brewer of a beer I enjoyed while in Iceland .  There's really no connection between those two sentences, but because I've enjoyed most ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Autumn Brew Review 2014 (Minneapolis, MN)
This was my fourth year in a row attending the Autumn Brew Review .  The ABR is one of three annual events by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild and is held each year at the historic Grain Belt Brewery in Northeast Minneapolis , Minnesota. In the past, there...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
St. Paul's Brewing History Tour by the Minnesota Historical Society
Minnesota History Center Back in September I took a theme tour hosted by the Minnesota Historical Society called "From Pig's Eye to Summit - St. Paul's Brewing History Tour".  According to the MnHS website, the tour is based on the research of Doug Hoverson...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Reads Landing Brewing (Reads Landing, MN)
Back in October, we drove down to  Reads Landing Brewing  (about 1.5 hours from the Twin Cities) to meet some relatives for lunch.  I had been there once before and sampled some of their beers and ate an amazing pretzel made out of spent grain. Inside. On t...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded