Category Archives: Beer of the Month



Voyageur Brewing’s Boundary Waters Brunette

September is the perfect month on the North Shore. The birch begin turning yellow. The air is crisp and hitting a temperature perfect for hiking during the day and sleeping at night. The mosquitoes are gone. And breweries all along the Shore are transitioning from their light, summer seasonals to Continue Reading...



Bent Paddle’s Lollygagger Pale Ale

Nowadays, if you walk into any brewery, bar or restaurant, you’re most likely going to find a pale ale listed somewhere on the menu. A style with English roots, pale ales have come to define the recent craft beer movement in the U. S. Characterized by their “pale” color (the result of a light Continue Reading...



Boathouse Brew Pub: Alimony Ale ESB

It’s summer—everything’s green, the woods are buzzing with life and everyone’s out enjoying the sun. Summer’s the season for paddling, swimming, mosquitoes, and, of course, crisp session beer.

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Blacklist: BIPA

Belgian-style beers are some of the oldest, most unique styles around—and some of the most delicious. Loosely defined by their maltiness and fruity yeast flavor, Belgians are a diverse group of brews that range from sour Lambics and fruity Wits, to malt-driven Dubbels and Tripels.

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