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Brew Like a Girl: Lady of the Woods

Brew Like a Girl: Lady of the Woods

The Brew Like A Girl (BLAG) series has been going great! We’ve now released three beers in the series and already have a fourth in the plans to be released in April or May. We brewed the third BLAG beer in collaboration with Witch Hunt, Mpls, an...

Meet the Team: Joe Elkin

Meet the Team: Joe Elkin

What is your official title at Hop & Barrel?   Sales Rep/ Ambassador of Fun   What does a typical day look like for you?  I cover two different ends of the state.  I start some mornings in Hudson and hit the road for the Madison &...

All About That Beer: Big Mik’s

All About That Beer: Big Mik’s

We love Mike so much we decided to name a brew after him! This delicious blend of beer and coffee is sure to please the crowd. We wanted to create a beer that many people would like, and that would go with pretty much anything. Our main...

All About That Beer: Milkshake

All About That Beer: Milkshake

We know that milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard so, we got thinking. What if we bring a Milkshake Kettle Sour Double Dry Hop IPA to the brewery? And that is just what we did! Come to the brewery today to try one for yourself! Where does...

Meet the Team: Better Beer Society

Meet the Team: Better Beer Society

We have been lucky to get to know Rob Shellman and work with his fantastic company, Better Beer Society. We are excited to highlight their efforts, and share all that Better Beer Society is doing for the craft brewery industry! What does Better...

Brew Like a Girl: Harvest Saison

Brew Like a Girl: Harvest Saison

For this installment of Brew Like a Girl, we talked with Katie, Director of Quality Control and Brewer. She shared some insights into the new Brew Like a Girl (BLAG) #2, Harvest Saison.  “The main idea for the BLAG series is to include...

Meet the Team – Auna Westerham

Meet the Team – Auna Westerham

What is your official title at Hop & Barrel?   My official title at Hop & Barrel is beer tender.  What does a typical day look like for you?   Mornings are a little bit slower, so there is more cleaning people start coming in around three...

All About That Beer: Oktoberfest

All About That Beer: Oktoberfest

We are not trying to rush summer away, but we sure are excited about this Oktoberfest German-style lager! Oktoberfest is a 16 – 18-day festival running from mid to late September to the first weekend in October. This event hosts more than...

Meet the Team – Emily Molosky

Meet the Team – Emily Molosky

What is your official title at Hop & Barrel? Beer tender/Fun Ambassador What does a typical day look like for you? My shift usually starts with hugs and smiles from co-workers.  Then I put the beer into glasses and make the customers happy. ...

All About That Beer: Space Force

All About That Beer: Space Force

A beer that is out of this world! If you are looking for an adventure to another planet then you should join the Space Force. A myriad of classified hops make this beer taste like it’s from another galaxy. Malty sweet, but bitter enough to know...

All About That Beer: Minnesconsin

All About That Beer: Minnesconsin

Here at Hop & Barrel we are all about bringing people together. This sentiment is true for our Minnesconsin Helles Lager. Our love for craft beer is what brings us together. Raise a glass to your friends and enemies alike and read on to learn...