craft beer

LIVE: “Witch Hunt” Wants To Make Craft Beer More Inclusive

Group Launching In Fargo/Moorhead With Beer Release Friday Night

  A new group wants to get more women and non-binary people involved in the local craft brewing industry. Witch Hunt started in the Twin Cities a few years ago. A chapter is now launching in Fargo-Moorhead. Member Allison Slavik works at Junkyard Brewing. She says our local breweries do a pretty good job with including women, but they can…

Social Distancing: That Perfect Pour

While Taprooms Stay Closed Or Have Limited Capacity, How Do You Get That Perfect Pour At Home?

  I’m getting away for a couple days and heading out of town. It’s time to relax, enjoy the outdoors, and possibly have a beer or two. I’ve been supporting local breweries during the pandemic. They all had to close their taprooms at some point, and some remain closed. But you can always grab some offsale. Which leads me to…

Live: Craft Beer Passport Guide To Breweries Around Metro

You Can Win Rewards For Visiting Local Breweries

  Not that you need one, but here’s another reason to check out the ever-growing number of breweries in the F-M Metro. The Fargo/Moorhead Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is launching the Crafts and Drafts Pass, encouraging people to check out 12 different breweries and other stops in the region. You can pick them up now at the CVB office and…

Government Shutdown Puts Strain on Local Craft Brewers

It's especially hurting breweries who typically transport a majority of their new, craft beer over state lines

FARGO, N.D. —¬†With no sign of the government shutdown ending soon, it has craft brewers feeling the repercussions. Creating new beer flavors and staying innovative is what craft brewers call the bread and butter of their businesses. “The number is constantly growing. We come out with a new beer at least one or two weeks,” said Jesse Feigum, Drekker Brewing…

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…

LIVE: Drekker Brewing Wins Gold Medal At National Beer Competition

"Milk Maiden" chocolate milk stout wins top prize in chocolate beer category

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig talks to Mark Bjornstad, co-owner of Drekker Brewing, about the brewery’s award-winning beer. “Milk Maiden” chocolate milk stout won the gold medal at the Best of Craft Beer Awards in Bend, Oregon the last weekend in January, in the chocolate beer category. Yes, there is a chocolate beer category. The seasonal beer is available only until the…