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Fulton Up North
Posted Tuesday July 24, 2018

 All Pints North

We're headed up north to Duluth for another year of All Pints North. A weekend-long party with our fellow breweries and friends all centered around the water, who can complain? Along with it being one of the most scenic festivals we get to participate in, it's also about bringing some special stuff to share, so this year we've decided to put together a pretty fantastic list of beers, because what's a party up north without great craft beer? Here's what we're pouring: Fika Imperial Milk Stout, Double Dry Hopped 300, White Peach Hopstar and Tangerine Blonde. 

Chef Camp Countdown

Speaking of up north, we have about a month left till our favorite holiday weekend of the year ( Labor Day/ Chef Camp). What better way to wrap up all of summers shenanigans than with a full weekend of drinks and dining in the woods. Camp Miller is one of the country's oldest summer camps that sits just 90 minutes outside the cities. The experience consists of old cozy cabins, classic camp activities, and an added bonus of Minnesota's most talented chefs make Chef Camp a truly unique experience that we look forward to being apart of every year. Grab your tickets and meet us in the woods. 

Chef Camp in the City: Yakitori Breakdown

If you can't wait to get started on some of your skills, our friends over at Lowry Hill Meats host a monthly class leading up to Chef Camp. Every month you'll learn new techniques to use in the kitchen taught by some of Minnesota's biggest talent. This week Chef Yia Vang of Union Kitchen will teach some basic knife skills as well as give you a hands-on demonstration of the best ways to break down a whole chicken. Register for the class and you'll get a $60 discount on your ticket to Chef Camp. 

 


 

Bikes. Boards. Beers.
Posted Friday July 20, 2018

AQUATENNIAL'S FULTON DOWNTOWN THUNDERDOME

8 corners, two full city blocks, and for the fixed gear fields, no brakes, no shifting, and no coasting. What’s this all about? It’s our brand new race event we’re calling the Downtown Thunderdome. We’ve got 6 heats (2 are MN state fixed gear championships!), a gazillion beers and all the fun. Want to race with us tonight? You can register with us and our friends at the Minnesota Cycling Federation in person at the Fulton Taproom beginning at 4:30. For those who aren’t rolling with us, we’ve got a temporarily expanded beer garden that takes you within inches of the action. Prizes provided by All-City Cycles, Trash Bags, and Fulton.

AQUATENNIAL'S AQUAJAM

For those headed downtown this weekend for the return of the X Games to Minneapolis, we’ve got something else for you that’s going to blow minds. We’ve partnered up with Familia Skateshop and Aquatennial to bring back our own skateboard contest- Aquajam. Better yet, this year the boys at Familia have truly topped themselves with an obstacle as iconic as they come here in MN. What is it? You’ll have to drop by to find out. The best trick contest is from 6-8pm this year. Free to enter, open to all. And, we’ve got a new site for all the action in 2018. We’ve moved to the lot just East of The Guthrie. We’re kicking things off right as the SoFi Women’s Street contest wraps up over at US Bank Stadium. Roll on over.

PACK A LITTLE MORE EXTRAORDINARY INTO YOUR DAY ( W/ STANDARD LAGER).

It’s summer. Duh. We bring up this extremely declarative and blatantly obvious fact to remind you to get out there and make the most of summer’s balance. We’re in the back third of July now and soon we’ll all be plotting our State Fair-on-a-stick adventures. So while you plot your next getaway to the cabin, the woods, the fishing hole or wherever your seasonal getaway is we’d like to remind you to pack a little more extraordinary into your day. How? It’s easy. Grab a brand new 12-er of our official all-occasion beer, Standard Lager now in 12oz cans.  You’ll be glad you did.

 

 

 


 

BRING IT ON, SUMMER.
Posted Thursday July 12, 2018

FIT MORE EXTRAORDINARY INTO YOUR DAY.

  Sometimes you just want to fit a little more (beer) into your day. That simple idea was one of the driving catalysts for packing up our most recognizable beers (Sweet Child of Vine, Lonely Blonde, and Standard Lager) into brand new 12 packs of 12oz cans. Not so simply, we set out to do such with an entirely new canning system. From de-pal to filling, packing and re-pal...we’ve expanded our capacity to bring you the styles in the packaging style you’ve been asking us forever since we put our beer in aluminum in the first place. For those in the MSP metro, Mankato, and Rochester, you can get your hands on all 3 styles right now. For all other markets/areas-keep your eyes peeled. We’re working hard with our distribution partners to get you stocked up properly.

 #PairItWithPILS

  When we released our Continental Pilsner aptly named “PILS” this time last year, we knew we had a distinct, versatile, instant classic on our hands. It was the beer in our year-long lineup that we had long been missing. What we were slower to realize how much you all wanted to see it in cans. Well, we’re here today to tell you we’re permanently fixing that grievous mistake. Beginning next week we’ll be slowly but steadily introducing PILS tallboy cans into the market (starting here at home of course). If you don’t find it at where you normally find Fulton, ask for it.  

YOUR MOST IMPORTANT MEAL (BEER) OF THE DAY.

 This coming Sunday we’re venturing into the unknown a bit byways of brunch. Yes, you read that right, BRUNCH. We’ve collaborated with Fika Coffee & Sawtooth Mountain Maple Syrup to bring you a brunch-time moment filled with breakfast-y goodness. And of course, it includes beer. We’re debuting our “Fika Imperial Milk Stout”, made with (you guessed it) coffee and maple syrup by Fika and Sawtooth Mountain, respectively. It’s an incredibly complex, yet deceptively smooth stout that yields flavors of chocolate, maple syrup and hints of chocolate. You can get yours first at the Taproom this Sunday at 11. The first 100 to order a Fika get a complimentary glass coffee (beer) mug on us.

 

 


 

Is it the weekend yet?
Posted Wednesday June 13, 2018

NORTHERN SPARK 2018- TWICE AS MUCH TO ENJOY

Two nights.

That’s how much time you’re going to need to take in all the art this weekend at Northern Spark. And what’s better is that you can. Get yourself downtown MPLS Friday & Saturday nights and immerse yourself in one of the country’s biggest outdoor art experiences. This year’s theme focuses on finding intersections of commonality with members of the local community and the world. Fulton is back with it’s beer garden both nights on the Commons near the corner of 4th & Portland. We’ll be serving up Fulton favorites from 9 to midnight so come make an art pitstop with us and enjoy what the night has to offer.

If you’re looking to support the arts Saturday but not interested in roaming the streets, meet us on the rooftop at Mercy for Northern Spark’s annual fundraiser party. Get close up with local artists, sample incredible food from local chefs, sip amazing drinks including (of course) Fulton Beer. DJ Sarah White brings the party tunes all night long, now all you have to do is bring yourself. Get tickets before they disappear (VIP is sold out) right here.

 

TANGLETOWN GARDENS FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY

It’s that time of year again.

Time to pack up the family for a day trip to Plato, MN-home to Tangletown Gardens’ Farm. For those lucky enough to pick up their weekly CSA in the Fulton Taproom, you’re no stranger to the goodness growing on these lands. It’s this beautiful locale that’s your backdrop for Tangletown’s annual Farm Day. Live music, family-friendly foods, tours by Farmer Dean himself and of course Fulton Beer all await you this coming Saturday. 

 All you have to do is get yourself some tickets and you’re set.

 


 

FULTON IN THE WILD
Posted Tuesday May 22, 2018

LET'S COOK (AND DRINK) IN THE WILD

How do you celebrate a summer-well-executed? Here at Fulton, we head North for one last hurrah at Chef Camp. This year, let’s make it count together. Meet us in the woods this Labor Day for the third annual Chef Camp, an outdoor cooking adventure.

By day immerse yourself in hands-on cooking classes with the region’s top chefs and enjoy classic summer camp fun like canoeing and archery. At night, enjoy perfectly paired Fulton beers with delicious gourmet meals under the stars. Our brewers will be in attendance throughout the weekend, too, teaching workshops about hop varieties, flavor pairings, and more.

Fulton Beer supporters get a $50 discount to camp. Just use code FULTON50 when you buy your ticket.

Learn more and get your tickets now at chefcampmn.com. We'll see you at camp!
Fulton Lonely Blonde at Chef Camp

CHEF CAMP IN THE CITY CLASSES

Can’t wait to head up to the North woods in August? Want a slice of the Chef Camp action now to tide you over? No problem, enter the “Chef Camp in the City” Class series at Lowry Hill Meats.
Get a taste of Chef Camp before Labor Day weekend by joining us at three cooking-skills classes featuring Chef Camp instructors here in MPLS at Lowry Hill Meats. Get sharp with knife skills, learn about cast iron care, and join chef Yia Vang for a yakitori chicken breakdown. All classes include tasty bites and beverages. Bonus: The ticket price of the class gets applied to the cost of a Chef Camp 2018 ticket.

Details and tickets are right here.

Chef Camp classes at Lowry Hill Meats

MN ZOO BEASTLY BASH

The wildness continues! We’re partnering with one of the Minnesota Zoo’s most lively events in the spirit of inclusion. The newly-named Beastly Bash is more than just tasty beverages, food, and entertainment though. It’s an opportunity to show support for Minnesota ZooUnlimited programs that make the zoo accessible for all to enjoy. We’ll be slinging samples of beer in our best animal-themed attire, and hope you’ll join us in support. The night is chocked-full of fun for all who attend, but there's no fun to be had without a ticket. Get yours here.

MN ZOO Beastly Bash

 


 

Cosmic Stallion is loose and it’s celebration time
Posted Tuesday May 15, 2018

COSMIC STALLION OUT NOW

Summer. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. We traded in any hope of a Spring on a bet that Summer would be cosmic and we think we’re on our way there already with a little help from All-City Cycles. We’ve partnered up with our longtime friends to bring you a beer that embodies the feeling of summer and the versatility of their bike, The Cosmic Stallion. Find it where you find Fulton beginning this week (in MN) and in the weeks to come in outer markets.

Cosmic Stallion Out now

WHAT'S A TCBB? HERE, LET US TELL YOU

Twin Cities Burger Battle is what we’re talking about. It’s one of our favorite events of the year and we’re back for our 4th year. Some of the metro’s best burger purveyors will be in attendance, dishing up all the burgers you can stuff your face with. We’re tag-teaming beverage duty with the good folks at Summit in a friendly East vs. West beer battle (it’s also all-you-can-drink, so you be the judge). Tickets are still available, though not for long. Get em’ here.

Twin Cities Burger Battle 5/19

NORTH AMERICA'S BIGGEST HIP-HOP FESTIVAL & FULTON, TOGETHER AGAIN

Fulton and Soundset are together again. Sunday, May 27th the Rhymesayers crew is taking over the Midway at the State Fair with the biggest Hip-Hop lineup you’ll ever find. And better yet, we’re there with even more places to grab yourself a Fulton than ever before. Come join us for a cold one and sit a spell at our main Beer Garden or find a quick refreshment at one of our satellite locations closer to the action.

Sunday May 27th State Fair Grounds

ONE PART WILD, ONE PART TAME: GENTLEMAN FORAGER'S WILD FOOD FANDANGO

What has 14 of MN’s best chefs, live music, and friendly competition all rolled together in a day-long celebration of food? Need another hint? It’s at St.Paul’s new Keg and Case Market. What are we talking about (hint: it’s in the headline)? We’re talking about the Wild Food Fandango of course. Join Fulton’s own Taproom Kitchen Executive Chef Scott Pampuch and others in a battle for the best. Want tickets? Get yours before they’re gone right here.

Gentleman Forager's Wild Food Fandango


 

Hey MPLS! We're throwing you a party on Saturday
Posted Monday May 7, 2018

The Fulton Gran Fondo

This Saturday we invite you to join us at our NE MPLS production brewery for the 5th annual Fulton Gran Fondo. What are you going to miss if you don't attend? Well, besides a half dozen of MPLS' best local musical acts, we've rounded up some of the city's finest food purveyors to keep your taste buds equally entertained. Oh, and did we mention beer? You'll find Fulton favorites alongside our newest release: a Citrus Wheat Ale we're calling "Cosmic Stallion".

Cyclists of the Fulton Gran Fondo

DRINK FULTON TO SUPPORT CYCLING IN MN

The Fulton Gran Fondo wouldn't be what it is without the help, enthusiasm, and participation of the local cycling community. It's extremely important to us to be able to support that community where and whenever we can. So, for 2018 we've teamed up with The Minnesota Cycling Federation as the official charitable partner of our event. For every beer you drink, we'll be donating $1 directly to them. Giving has never tasted so good.

Fulton Gran Fondo Friday Feast

But what about Friday?

The night before the big party we're throwing a mellow soirée focused on food and our new beer Cosmic Stallion. Chef Scott Pampuch and The Fulton Taproom Kitchen crew will be cooking up goodies fit for someone about to ride 100 miles on a bike. We're going whole-hog again this year with the help of our friends at Tangletown Gardens, which means pulled pork and a slew of other tasty items are on the menu. Friday night's live entertainment is provided by local musician Andy Cook who will be playing songs from his recent new release. You can buy tickets now by clicking here (space is limited).

  • It's all going down at our NE MPLS production brewery from 4pm-8pm.
  • This event is open to Gran Fondo riders and the public
  • Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
  • Ticket cost includes one food serving and one Fulton Beer.
  • Custom #FultonGranFondo gifts from Fulton partners  Loll Designs and Epicurean.

 

Cosmic Stallion
Posted Friday April 27, 2018

Fulton Cosmic Stallion

#PartyBrand

The Fulton Gran Fondo is many things, but it's centered around two in particular: Bikes & Beer. This year we took the importance of those two pillars to heart and set forth on a path to elevate and highlight them as best we know how. We'd tossed around the idea of collaborating on a beer with our friends All-City Cycles for years, but the right opportunity never presented itself.

Until now.

Taking inspiration from their premier Gravel/All-Road/Endurance bike, The Cosmic Stallion, we've created a classic Wheat Ale highlighted by a burst of citrus and punctuated by Fulton's signature style of Midwestern approachability.  It's the quintessential "bike beer" and to us represents Summer in a can.  It's debuting Friday, May 11th at the Friday Fondo Feast and you can grab your tickets here. And when you do so, get automatically entered to win an All-City Cycles' Cosmic Stallion bike.

Fulton Fondo Friday Feast

Join us for a pre-ride feast at packet pickup on Friday, May 11 at our NE MPLS brewery. Chef Scott Pampuch and The Fulton Taproom Kitchen crew will be cooking up goodies fit for someone about to ride 100 miles on a bike. We're going whole-hog again this year with the help of our friends at Tangletown Gardens, which means pulled pork and a slew of other tasty items are on the menu. Friday night's live entertainment is provided by local musician Andy Cook who will be playing songs from his new release. You can buy tickets now by clicking here (space is limited).

This event is open to Gran Fondo riders and the public

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Ticket cost includes one food serving and one Fulton Beer.

Custom #FultonGranFondo gifts from Fulton partners  Loll Designs and Epicurean.

#FULTONGRANFONDO REGISTRATION FEE GOES UP MAY 1ST (MONDAY!) to $59.95

The Fulton Gran Fondo-Fondo length

The original, the big one, the Gran Fondo. 100 miles encompassing urban riding, trails, suburban county roads and makes stops at 3 aid stations along the way. Just $54.95 through the end of April. Your ride registration comes with a custom Fondo t-shirt, a free beer at the block party, and a goody bag of fun stuff. Click here to register.

Fulton Gran Fondo- Medio route

Are you new to cycling? Maybe you're just getting your season off to a solid but moderate start (aren't we all with all the April snow?). Maybe sitting down for 100 miles isn't in the cards for you. Let's be honest, 50 miles is still plenty far for a Saturday morning! Whatever the reason, the Medio is here for you. It's all the fun but half the distance, and still offers an aid stop in the middle. It's $54.95 through the end of April, so move quickly to save some $$. Your ride registration comes with a custom Fondo t-shirt, a free beer at the block party, and a goody bag of fun stuff. Click here to register.

Fulton Gran Fondo Block Party

Minnesota could use a party after the Winter we endured and the Spring we virtually skipped over. Well, we're here to fulfill that need. Back in its 5th year, we're amplifying all the things you've come to love about the Fulton Gran Fondo. Live music by killer local bands? Check. Top-notch food providers including our own Taproom Kitchen? Check. A gathering of some of Fulton's partners with activities abound? Check. And last but not least, the beer. We've got all your Fulton year-round favorites and of course our newest summer release: Cosmic Stallion.


 

Big Things Are Ahead
Posted Tuesday March 27, 2018

The first quarter of this year is nearly complete and it's been a blur. Looking out a window now makes us think Spring might finally be here, but in MN it's anyone's guess as to what's ahead. With these lingering days of cold, we've got a dose of hot news updates for you to warm your spirit.

Soundset 2018 Musical Lineup

SOUNDSET 2018- We're Backkkkkkk!

We're four years strong in our partnership with the good folks at Rhymesayers and we are happy to announce we're back again at their marquee event: Soundset. North America's largest Hip Hop festival descends upon the State Fairgrounds' Midway this coming Memorial Day weekend and 2018's lineup has some of our favorite acts of both past and present (36 Chambers' 25th anniversary! C'mon!). Keep an eye out for the return of the Fulton Beer Garden and your favorite Fulton beers.

Soundset

Soundset Hip Hop Festival

COMING SOON: Barrel-Aged Mixed 4pk (of cans!)

We have to re-read that back to ourselves too because it's kind of unreal to type. In past years we've released our beloved barrel-aged beers in 750ml bottles sporadically throughout the year to much fanfare. Well, this year, we figured we'd mix it up a bit (literally). Not only with our style selection but with our barrel selections as well. We're taking 3 beers aged 4 different ways and grouping them together in one package for the first time in Fulton's history. Top that off with our move to cans and we think you'll agree this is going to be something special. Mixed 4pks will begin to arrive in the metro beginning Tuesday, April 3rd. Also worth mentioning: these are our most limited beers ever (really). 

Fulton Barrel-Aged Mixed 4pk (cans)

Fulton Barrel Aged Mixed 4pk (w/cans)

Fulton Gran Fondo weekend!

FRIDAY: As if a full day of activities on Saturday wasn't enough, we went ahead and added an extra day last year with the Friday Feast. This year, we're going whole-hog again with the help of our friends at Tangletown Gardens. We'll have live music, packet pickup for Saturday's riders, a delicious meal crafted by Fulton's own Chef Scott Pampuch, and last but certainly not least: the release of our newest top-secret beer. You can grab yourself a ticket to Friday's feast right here, and by doing so, you are automatically entered to win an All-City Cycles' Cosmic Stallion bike.

SATURDAY: We're hosting one of Minnesota's biggest rides and block parties in the same day. Join us for either our 50 mile "Medio" or our 100 mile "Gran" routes. The ride departs and arrives at our NE MPLS production brewery and you'll be welcomed back by one of the summer's best parties. The party is free to attend and all-ages. We've got a full afternoon and early evening jam-packed with live music, killer MN food, many members of Fulton's partner community and all the beers. All of them. Our band announcement is coming soon, so keep your eyes and ears open. Register to ride for either routes and learn more about the whole day by heading to Fultongranfondo.com

Fulton Gran Fondo Bike Event

Fulton Gran Fondo

Fulton Gran Fondo block party


 

FULTON GRAN FONDO REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Posted Friday February 2, 2018

 

It's back.

Join us Saturday,  May 12th for the 5th annual Fulton Gran Fondo for bikes, bands, and beers. The ride departs in the morning from the Fulton Production Brewery in NE Minneapolis. This year, we're again offering the 100 mile "Gran" as well as a shorter (45-50 mile) "Medio" Fondo. The block party is free to attend and open to all who come. Party details including beers available, food options, partners, activities,  and band announcements are coming soon. 

HOW MANY MILES IS ENOUGH? CHOOSE YOUR FONDO.

The original, the big one, the Gran Fondo. 100 miles encompassing urban riding, trails, suburban county roads and makes stops at 3 aid stations along the way. Just 39.95 from now through the end of March. Your ride registration comes with a custom Fondo t-shirt, a free beer at the block party, and a goody bag of fun stuff. Click here to register.

Medio Fondo ride

Maybe you're new to cycling. Maybe you're just getting your season off to a solid but moderate start. Maybe sitting still for 100 miles isn't in the cards. Let's be honest, 50 miles is still plenty far for a Saturday morning! Whatever the reason, the Medio is here for you. It's all the fun but half the distance, and still offers an aid stop in the middle. Just 39.95 from now through the end of March. Your ride registration comes with a custom Fondo t-shirt, a free beer at the block party, and a goody bag of fun stuff. Click here to register.

The 2018 Fulton Gran Fondo riding jersey

This year, we're offering a brand new, custom Fulton Gran Fondo jersey. Designed by our friends at Twin Six, with fully sublimated graphics, these jerseys will only be available for a limited time -- when they're gone, they're gone. Get yours (along with your ride registration and feast tickets) here

The Fulton Gran Fondo Friday Feast

Join us for a pre-ride feast at packet pickup on Friday, May 11 at our NE brewery. Chef Scott Pampuch and The Fulton Taproom Kitchen crew will be cooking up goodies fit for someone about to ride 100 miles on a bike. The menu will be released soon, and no, this is not a spaghetti dinner. Friday night will also be the first tapping of our top secret new limited release beer for the summer. You can buy tickets now by clicking here

This event is open to Gran Fondo riders and the public
This event is 21+
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Ticket cost includes one food serving and one Fulton Beer.

#FULTONGRANFONDO