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Official Proclamation: From this day forward, the First Friday of every month will be known as #FassFriday at the Summit Ratskeller. We believe Fridays are worth celebrating, and the best way we know how to celebrate is with beer. Because we’re a brewery. So, again, the first Friday of each month, we’re gonna fill one of our […]

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Where to Find Summit Beer at the Minnesota State Fair

Hi, Friends. We probably don’t need to tell you that the Minnesota State Fair starts today. That’s like telling you the sky is blue or beer is wet. There are things you, as a Minnesotan, just know. What you may not know, however, is that there are nearly 20 different locations where you can find Summit […]

Are You Ready for the State Fair? Summit Helles Ya, You Betcha is!

Brewed Exclusively for the Minnesota State Fair, Helles Ya Will Be Available on Draft Beginning August 23 Nestled into a little nook between Judson Ave. and Underwood Street at the Minnesota State Fair sits the Summit-on-a-Stick Booth, the best dang place to find fresh-as-heck beer within shouting distance of the Grandstand. Featuring a variety of known […]

Summit Ratskeller Exclusive #4: Zipper Merge Lager

Heads up, Beer Lovers! It’s summer, you’re sick of being stuck in your car during road construction, and you need refreshment. We can intuit these things, and we’re ready to satisfy you. This Thursday, August 16, we’re tapping a never-before-tasted Summit Ratskeller Exclusive, fresh off the pilot system and available only in limited quantities. Summit […]


FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON’T SPEAK GERMAN The Germans have a fun word for Beer Lovers. They’re called “Bierliebhaber.“ The Germans have a fun word for taverns and beer halls, too — as you may know, that’s where the name for our Ratskeller comes from. Inspired by these warm and welcoming German-style beer joints known […]

It’s International Beer Day, You Guys. Here’s a Story About Summit Beer.

August 3, 2018 — Happy International Beer Day, everyone! It’s a real thing! Established in 2008 and celebrated the first Friday in August in over 200 cities globally, International Beer Day “is a day for beer lovers everywhere to raise a toast to our brewers and bartenders and rejoice in the greatness of beer!” Beer lovers? […]


IT’S TIME TO GET CRANKY, FRIENDS First off, let’s state the obvious: Summit Cranky Woodsman is not a person. It’s a beer. If it were a person, however, he’d probably look a little like a cross between Ron Swanson and Hugh Jackman as Logan. And you can bet he’d be thirsty for a dang beer. INGREDIENTS Brewed […]

Fun Things To Do On A Sunday

DISCLAIMER: ALL OF OUR SUGGESTIONS WILL INVOLVE DRINKING SUMMIT BEER There’s nothing worse than a wasted weekend, especially during these precious summer months in Grain Country when it’s possible to spend time outside without suffering frostbite. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of ways to while away your waking hours this weekend: Visit and […]

Summit Brewing Co. Announces Bonfire Box Variety Pack

Featuring Summit Extra Pale Ale, Keller Pils, Oktoberfest and a Harbinger of Seasonal Weather Changes. There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who can’t wait for pumpkin-spiced latte season to arrive, and those who are negative about everything. Fortunately, we have something here that should please everyone. For the people who love […]

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