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Celebrate the Repeal of Prohibition!

April 7, 2018: 85 Years Since the Repeal of Prohibition Here’s Some History Back in 1919, the United States of America ratified the Eighteenth Amendment to its Constitution, bringing about the prohibition of alcohol. We honestly have no idea what they were thinking. Mistakes Were Made, and Then Remedied Fortunately, on December 5, 1933, the […]

Summit Beer Hall Renovation Update

Summit Family, As you may have read on the interwebs and/or seen with your very own eyes while drinking our beer, last September we launched a modest renovation project at the Summit Beer Hall. It’s not quite complete, but now that the weather is getting a bit warmer, we’re making great progress. So great, in […]

Two Pilsners? That’s Bonkers.

  Here at Summit Brewing Co., we believe good feedback is important. When we get a fresh haircut, we want to know if it’s symmetrical. When we buy new jeans, we want to know if they offer a flattering fit. And more importantly, when we launch new beers in the Beer Hall, at local bars, […]

Summit Beer Hall Exclusive: Death and All His Friends, a Barrel-Aged Stout

NEW BEER ALERT By now you know we’ve got some hella-sexy rum barrels tucked away in the cellar. You’ve likely heard about our barrel-aged Summit Union Series Imperial Russian Stout and the barrel-aged Summit Unchained 26 Westie 7th. Well, those beers were never available here in the Summit Beer Hall, and to be honest, a […]

We’d Like to Announce Some Changes at the Summit Beer Hall

Greetings, distinguished members of the public. Greetings to all you undistinguished ones, too. We have some news we’d like to share. Effective March 1, 2018, we’ll be updating the hours of operation for the Summit Beer Hall, Patio, and Gift Shop. And boy, we hope you like asterisks. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed* Wednesday: Closed* Thursday: […]

We’re Tired of Waiting for Summit Maibock

In the middle of these long, cold months, every brief ray of sunshine coupled with a warm breeze feels like the promise of early Spring. But the weather is fickle here, and in the absence of a real honest-to-goodness thaw, which truly may not come for months, here at Summit Brewing Co. we’ve no choice […]

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You Didn’t Forget About the Rum Barrels, Did You?

THE BARRELS Back in August 2017, Summit Brewing Co. accepted delivery of eight Jamaican rum barrels, because, hello, you don’t say no to rum barrels. Each 54 gallons in size, the rum barrels came straight from a Jamaican distillery, where they’d been emptied just two weeks prior. THE BEER If you recall, we filled some […]

Planning for Battle: The Summit IPA Collection

In a recent blog introducing the Summit IPA Collection, we told you about Berserkers — fearless Viking warriors once known for entering battle without armor or shield. We told you about their descendants, those hearty Minnesotans who brave our cold winters in t-shirts and shorts, braving The North’s bitter cold without so much as a […]

Summit Brewing Co. Introduces New Year-Round Beer: Summit Dakota Soul

Brewery’s Founder Mark Stutrud Sources Barley From North Dakota Cousins “Water is a beer’s foundation,” says Summit Brewing Company’s Founder and President Mark Stutrud. “Hop is like a spice. Yeast is the character. But barley — barley is the soul of beer.” Stutrud and the Summit Brewing team so believe in barley’s significance that we’ve developed […]

The Latest From Summit Brewing Co.: The Local’s 20th Anniversary Ale

Hello Lads and Lasses! Unwilling to face the long, cold months ahead all alone, Summit Brewing Co. has cozied up with The Local to brew a special beer in celebration of the Minneapolis pub’s 20th Anniversary. Known simply as The Local’s 20th Anniversary Ale, this limited, draft-only brew is available now, only at The Local. […]

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