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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


Cans of our newest IPA, Clarity of Purpose, hit shelves today! Clarity of Purpose is a collaboration with Surly, and a distinctly haze-free New England style IPA. All the juicy hop aroma and flavor you crave, with the low turbidity of more traditional American IPAs. This idea came from conversations Fair State co-founder and headRead More


We celebrated the launch of our Mirror Universe hazy IPA by sending a can of it into the stratosphere! Fair State employees, friends, and member-owners gathered in a park in Lakeville to see the beer off as they launched it towards space lifted by a weather balloon. We had spent weeks poring over weather dataRead More


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  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


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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