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It’s Cocktail Time

Bent Brewstillery is on a mission to change the state law to allow Minnesota brewery distilleries — or a combo brewstillery, as we like to call ourselves — to have a brewery taproom and distillery cocktail room under the same

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One- Twenty is a one- two stunner

Bent Brewstillery Whiskey

ONE-TWENTY Barrel-Strength Single Malt Whiskey; 120.6 Proof Bent Brewstillery is transporting spirt fans to another time – the Old West. You see, our new One-Twenty whiskey is barrel-strength because it’s bottled at the same proof as it comes out of

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Waste not, want not – Grappa Release

St Croix Grappa

Our upcoming September 23 release, Grappa, is a good example of the proverb. Made by distilling the skins (also known as the pomace) left over from winemaking after pressing the grape, Grappa was originally made to prevent waste by using

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Defiantly Distinct: Bent Brewstillery Announces Its First Whiskey

Bent Brewstillery Whiskey

When Bent first opened in August 2014, they were still waiting for their distiller’s license. When it finally arrived in October, head distiller Bartley Blume immediately took to the still. Meet Double IPA-Skey, our first whiskey They say whiskey is

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Batting 1,000 Bent Brewstillery Wins Numerous Awards

Batting 1,000 Bent Brewstillery Wins Numerous Awards

With only four competitions entered, Bent Brewstillery’s two most recently released spirits, Bent Anchor and Gunner Ghost, claimed ten medals. Bent Anchor, an Irish-Style Poitín, won a double gold award at the Seattle International Spirit Awards. Along with their success

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Celebrate National Negroni Week With Gunner Negroni

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In honor of National Negroni Week, brought to you by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, here’s a fancy yet easy cocktail for you to celebrate with. Making use of Bent Brewstillery’s Gunner Ghost Navy Strength Gin. This Contemporary Gin has received

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Über Lüpin is here to ward off the winter!

Uber Lupin

You have to be big and bold to survive a Minnesota winter. It’s a good thing our Über Lüpin Schwarz IPA is just that. The unification of American ingenuity with German excellence creates a new-world beer style with old-world ingredients.

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Maroon & Bold switches to cans, showcases local ingredients

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We’ve made some changes to Maroon & Bold this year, but let’s start with the obvious: this Minnesotan IPA is now packaged in glorious 16-ounce cans. This means you can transport our beer easier to your favorite ice-fishing shanty or winter

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Pour Decisions’ Brother Vesper beer is getting resurrected!

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We’re bringing back Brother Vesper, a Strong Dark Belgian Stout aged on toasted white ash. A vesper is typically defined as an evening prayer, and sipping on this beer under the twilight is nothing short of a divine experience. Brother

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New: Funked Up #9 — Kentucky Road

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This beer was originally released for our first anniversary party — but it’s finally available in bottles for your own revelry at home. This Berliner Weisse isn’t like any other in Minnesota: it’s fermented with five strains of brettanomyces, three strains of

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New: Funked Up #13 — Squishy Brett Hop

Squishy Brett Hop

When Squishy Brett Hop enters your mouth, so too do aroma-matching flavors of mango, white apricots, and star fruit. It’ll finish crisp with just a touch of horsey brett. It’s a truly funky, fresh harvest ale ripe for the season.

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Dark Fatha Returns!

Dark Fatha

Like many beers, our Dark Fatha has a story to tell. Long before this beer was contract-brewed in 2013 (our first with Pour Decisions, who the brewery merged with), in a galaxy not so far away, Bent Brewstillery Owner and Head Brewstiller

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New: Brewer’s ExperimentALES #9 — Brewer’s Purple IPA

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With so many IPAs on the market, it’s hard to be unique. Enter our purple IPA! Wait, what?! You read that correctly: here for quaffing during the Minnesota Vikings’ home opener on September 20 is the world’s first purple IPA. After you

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New: Brewer’s ExperimentALES #8 — Fest Hop

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The Minnesota State Fair has quickly become a craft beer destination—and this homebrewed beer took home Best of Show at the fair in 2014. Fest Hop is a New Zealand Pale Ale with aromas and flavors of white apricot, pine needles,

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New: Funked Up #8 — Farmhouse Bavaria

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Picture it: The dizzying Alps, lush Alpine foothills, and numerous azure lakes. Farmhouse Bavaria, made In Cahoots with August Schell brewer Jace Marti, evokes these picturesque thoughts for those who drink a pint of the traditional table farmhouse ale. The collaboration

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