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The brewers here at Fair State are certified lager fanatics. We brew two lagers as flagships, and frequently make short runs of other traditional and experimental lagers we love such as Festbier or Helles and now we are reintroducing our fall seasonal lager, Keller Kazbek. Keller Kazbek is an unfiltered German-style Pilsner brewed with KazbekRead More


  It’s that time again. We can almost smell the freshly sharpened pencils. We’re collecting school supplies in the Fair State Brewing Cooperative taproom from now until August 8th. All donated school supplies will go to Hennepin County students in need. You can donate individual supplies or a backpack full of supplies. We just askRead More


  Hello out there beer drinking friends! I’m writing to let you all know about Fair State’s new procedure and timeline for bottle releases. In the past we have varied up our plans for such releases, and we are trying to make a more standard, less confusing model going forward so that all you fineRead More


  Happy summertime from Fair State. We have been enjoying lots of tropical pale ales and super crisp lagers next to the grill, and we’ve also been making some additions and changes to our team that we’re really excited about. We thought you might be, too: TAPROOM Some of you came by to celebrate Charlie’sRead More


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Fair State invites our Members-Owners to be proactive in their communities while also being leaders in demonstrating our cooperative values. National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. So, FairRead More


Fair State Brewing Cooperative is seeking a full-time Lead Brewer to join our production staff in St. Paul, MN. We are growing quickly and need to add staff to help meet demand. Fair State is one of a very few cooperatively-owned breweries in the US. We began operations at our brewery/taproom in Northeast Minneapolis inRead More


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On June 16, Fair State Brewing Cooperative will be packing our Northeast Beer Garden with unique offerings from some of our favorite breweries from across the country. We will be pouring dozens of the rarest beers you can find– from sour and funky brews to top-notch pale ales, lagers, and ciders. Most of this line-upRead More


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  This month our Fair State Cooperates partner is Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood, as with all other twelve 2018 partners, was nominated and selected by our member-owners. Fair State Cooperates is, in many ways, one of the purest expressions of our organization’s democratic ethos – our member-owners dictate how they want Fair State to supportRead More


  Camp Fair State is a grown-up summer camp filled with activities, education, food, and beer. Camp is in session September 7-9th at YMCA Camp Miller in Sturgeon Lake, MN. For two days and nights, campers can expect a full schedule of educational sessions, nature walks, crafting, swimming, climbing, archery, canoeing, and more. This isRead More