Jan 2, 2018

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Talk About Beer: The History of Schmidt Brewery

Talk About Beer: The History of Schmidt Brewery

Here it is folks, your chance to hear it from the horses mouth…er wait the Brewermasters mouth! Phil Gagne, the last Brewmaster of the Schmidt brewery is giving a talk about Schmidt, the Beer, the brewery and everything in between. Currently the Germanic-American Institute on Summit Avenue has a Schmidt Brewery History Exhibit and on Saturday January 13th, Phil along with his...

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Dec 31, 2017

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Grain Belt’s Sign Is Back !

Grain Belt’s Sign Is Back !

Last night was the re re reliting ceremony of the iconic bottle cap sign and as Ted Marti said “third time’s a charm haha. It was ridiculously cold out like -10 and when I was taking the video that only lasted a minute my hand got colder and colder like an evil grasp was taking it and I couldn’t feel my hand for a few minutes after. Of course I wasn’t...

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Dec 16, 2017

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The Fytens Take over At Northgate Br...

The Fytens Take over At Northgate Brewing

** UPDATE ** It was announced on March 1st 2018 that Northgate Brewery has...

Nov 26, 2017

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Grain Belt Sign Lighting – Dec...

Grain Belt Sign Lighting – December 30th

It’s finally happening on December 30th, the relighting of the iconic...

Oct 24, 2017

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LOSBW – Now On Instagram !

LOSBW – Now On Instagram !

A while back I got rid of the photo album that was on this page because it was...

Sep 26, 2017

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Surly Darkness Day 2017

Surly Darkness Day 2017

The bands have just been announced, the beers have just been announced, the...

Sep 8, 2017

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Boom Island Breaking Boundaries Seri...

Boom Island Breaking Boundaries Series

The following is direct from Boom Island. They are better writers than I am so...