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ND again top state in beer consumption: Residents drank 43.3 gallons of beer on average last year

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The three Empire Liquors employees had no problem listing off the reasons why North Dakotans drink more beer than any other state’s residents.
“What else is there to do here?” Mike Kemp asked in between helping customers buy alcohol …continue reading on

Minnesota company’s drone beer delivery is a no-no, FAA says

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Minnesota beer maker wants drones to help anglers remotely replenish their stocks of beer, but the government is saying no.

For now.

The Federal Aviation Administration informed Lakemaid Beer that it currently prohibits small businesses from …continue reading on


October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

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OktoBEERfest set in Mitchell next week

September 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Time at the Table and The Network have joined forces to bring OktoBEERfest to the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 4.

The event will feature a sampling of more than 50 beers, live music, contests, a bratwurst bar, a …continue reading on

How much barley goes into a beer?

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

How much barley does it take to make a bottle beer? The answer to that question depends on the type of beer, according to North Dakota State University professor Paul Schwarz, who has spent a career searching for the best kind of barley for beer makers. Continue Reading

More beer shipped to ND in 2012 per capita than any other state

July 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO When it comes to nationwide beer stats, North Dakota is again on the top shelf. Continue Reading

Neb. Patrol: Attacks in Whiteclay ‘concerning’

May 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

More officers are patrolling the tiny Nebraska town, which has seen an uptick in violence from protesters who oppose its beer sales.
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SD craft beer breweries

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The following South Dakota craft beer breweries are recognized by the Brewers Association. Continue Reading

Mitchell swept up in craft beer trend

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Taps filling up with new brews while distributor also sees changes.
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North Dakota culture, alcohol mixes easily

April 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakotans love their beer. A 2012 study by the Beer Institute ranked the state the nation’s No. 2 consumer of beer, falling only behind New Hampshire. Imbibing patrons at Player’s Sports Bar and Grill in Dickinson tend to choose beer over other drinks, said general manager Wayne Rau. Continue Reading