All of the local micro-breweries must be rejoicing lately at the stream of good news about city ordinances being changed to allow microbreweries to sell pints and bottles on-site at their facilities. Stemming from the Surly bill, St. Paul moved first to pass their taproom measure and now Minneapolis seems poised to do so as well.
Just in the nick of time for Fulton Beer, Minneapolis' other fledgling craft brewer.
There's something cool brewing in the shadow of Target Field: downtown Minneapolis' only brewery.
Fulton Beer is on track to open a brewery in Minneapolis’ warehouse district this fall.
The company’s four co-owners, who started brewing beer in one of their garages, began leasing space at 414 Sixth Avenue North—just a few blocks from Target Field—about six months ago. The interior is in the process of being demolished, and equipment will be ready for installation this summer.
Fulton Beer, unassumingly tucked in a two-car garage behind a bungalow in a South Minneapolis neighborhood bearing the same name, is easily the embodiment of a home brewer’s dream come true.
Minneapolis' Fulton Beer is the newest player on the local beer scene in Minnesota.
It's the story behind the beer, though, that makes these local brewers a hit with local beer enthusiasts.
A meager Mr. Beer Kit has sparked a passion that has made four local brewers the toast of Twin City microbrews. The burgeoning beer company expanded their operation from closets and garages when it launched commercially in late October.