Coffee shop cum bookstore cum taproom Cream & Amber opened in Hopkins this spring, and it’s quickly becoming a beloved local gem on the near west side of the metro. Read more about Cream & Amber Hopes to Be the Go-to Gathering Place in Hopkins
The Lake Minnetonka-inspired microbrewery is a social hub for Excelsior, where, yes, you can get a beer, but you can also meet new friends and attend unique events throughout the year. Read more about A Year in Beer: Annual Events at Excelsior Brewing Co.
While Minneapolis may be Minnesota’s craft beer capital, the Lake Minnetonka area is a hub in its own right, with plenty of great local options. Read more about Local Breweries Clean Up at Minnesota's Biggest Craft Beer Awards
We’ve rounded up the best ways to celebrate Oktoberfest, that quintessentially German tradition, around Lake Minnetonka. Prost! Read more about Oktoberfest Means It’s Time to Don Your Best Lederhosen, Get Your Polka on and Celebrate
In 2015, Summit ranked as the 36th largest brewery in the United States. More than 80 percent of its sales are in Minnesota, concentrated in the metro area, says Stutrud. Read more about Celebrating 30 Years, Summit Has Changed St. Paul Beer.