After an eight-year run in Minneapolis, Boom Island Brewing moves its taproom to Minnetonka, tripling its space and keeping its dog- and family-centric ethos. Read more about Boom Island Brewing Brings Belgian Beer to Minnetonka
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
In May 2014, Excelsior Brewing Co. celebrated Memorial Day weekend with food, trucks, bands and lots of beer. Located in downtown Excelsior, the brewery opened its $1.4 million expansion, including an outdoor patio, indoor stage, new taproom and bottling line that produces six-packs. The company is now able to produce 8,500 barrels rather than its previous 1,500, which will help meet the growing demand for its products. Read more about Excelsior Brewing Company Expansion