BEER

Burger Dreams Come True at Moorhead Center Mall

unlimited sliders and BBQ samples from 19 area restaurants

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Unlimited burgers sounds like a dream. But it was a dream come true at the 5th annual Burgers, Brews and BBQ Festival. The Moorhead Center Mall parking ramp was transformed into a burger lovers paradise. For just $35, you could enjoy unlimited sliders and BBQ samples from 19 area restaurants. Local and regional breweries offered beer samples…

Fargo Craft Beer Week Wraps Up With “Under Brew Skies”

People could get samples from breweries across the area

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Craft Beer Week wrapped up with “Under Brew Skies,” where people got to sample beers from almost two dozen breweries. About 500 people showed up to the event, which also served as a fundraiser for the North Dakota Brewers Guild. The week featured deals at local breweries and a passport stamp after each visit. “We want a…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…

Yoga Meets Beer at “Viking Yoga”

The class is done with loud music

FARGO, N.D. — Drekker Brewing Company teamed up with Cross Fit Icehouse to put on Viking Yoga classes– where you can have beer while you do yoga. Loud music plays in the background, and if you want, you can swear and joke around. “You don’t have to be quiet the whole time. What we try to do is kind of joke…

JL Beers Coaster Contest Almost Over: Last Few Days to Submit Designs

The contest gives people a chance to show their artist talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the second year, JL Beers is having their coaster contest and you only have until May 31st to submit your designs. The contest gives people a chance to show their artistic talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters. They also use them at the bar. This year is…

Treating Yourself to a Root Beer Float to Give Back with Hornbacher’s

This weekend at all Hornbacher's locations in the metro and Grand Forks, you can get a root beer float for just 50 cents

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Separately vanilla ice cream and root beer are delicious. But together they create an American classic that not only tastes great but it can also make a difference! This weekend at all Hornbacher’s locations in the metro and Grand Forks, you can get a root beer float for just 50 cents. All of the money raised will…

Health Department tells Local Brewing Company ‘No Dogs Allowed’

Within North Dakota, these places are considered food establishments, but brewers argue it is almost impossible to contaminate beer

MAPLETON, N.D. — Many breweries throughout the country are pet friendly, but the Department of Health says establishments in North Dakota have different rules. This change is affecting businesses in our area. Those who are looking to kick back and enjoy a cold one usually have something in common… “You get people from all walks of life in the community,”…

Beer and Bacon Lovers Gather for Annual Festival

This is the first time its been held at the Fargodome for more vendors and guests

FARGO, N.D. — If you love bacon and beer, then there’s no better event for you than Bernie’s Bacon and Beer Festival. Over three thousand people are expected to attend the event where they can sample food and drink from 75 different vendors. There will also be live entertainment and a bacon eating contest. Organizers say the food that goes best…

Junkyard Brewing Company Expands Westward for Another Taproom

The new expansion will be occupied by both the brewery and their next door neighbor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A popular brewery in Moorhead is expanding its business. Junkyard Brewing Company is adding to the west side of their building to make way for a new taproom. The back of the expansion will give more studio space to their neighboring business, First Avenue Productions. The owners, who started out in a much smaller space in 2012,…

Book Signing For “North Dakota Beer: A Heady History”

The NDSU Bookstore Hosts A Book Signing For "North Dakota Beer: A Heady History"

FARGO, ND — The NDSU Bookstore hosted a book signing for a book devoted to beer. The book is called “North Dakota Beer: A Heady History”. It talks about the breweries in the state that have come and gone, how beer tasting has changed, and the malting barley that’s been grown in the state for generations. The author says that…