Fair State Brewing Cooperative is seeking two part-time (20 hours / week) Beertenders to join our taproom staff in Minneapolis, MN. Fair State is the third cooperatively-owned brewery in the US. We began operations at our brewery/taproom in Northeast Minneapolis in August of 2014. We were fortunate enough to be named one of RateBeer’sRead More

Long before Fair State Brewing Cooperative formed, our three founders were brewing beer. Yes, sometimes they brewed at other breweries. But most often, they brewed at home. Like many breweries around us, we come from humble homebrew beginnings. Rewind to 1986. Bill Rowe starts cooking meals in his apartment and delivering them to a fewRead More

Fair State Brewing Cooperative is seeking multiple part-time Street Team Members to join our tasting staff. We are growing quickly and need to add staff to help meet demand.   A little about us: Fair State is one of a very few cooperatively-owned breweries in the US. We began operations at our brewery/taproom in NortheastRead More

Haze is a contentious topic these days in the beer world. Once the enemy of all brewers, haze is now an aspect to be carefully cultivated and pushed to extremes. The Hazy IPA, also known as a New England IPA, is the latest in a long line of beer styles that takes the wisdom aboutRead More

Juxtaposition Arts Team

When Fair State began in 2014, we were the first of our brewery-cooperative kind in Minnesota. Joining the ranks of other types of cooperatives in the cities, we wanted to bring a stronger sense of community to the brewing world to share ideas and expand opportunities. Though it’s not cooperative itself, Juxtaposition Arts (JXTA) valuesRead More

Vienna Lager Cans

  Head Brewer Niko Tonks riffs on Vienna Lager. Here at Fair State Cooperative, we do tend to go on (and on) about lager bier, but bear with us because we’ve got an exciting topic to talk about today: Vienna Lager. This, friends, is Beer-Flavored Beer. It’s beer for those of us who enjoy drinkingRead More