Festbier Cabin

Hello, local beer drinker, we’ve got some beer news for you! We just dropped a 3rd Anniversary release of mixed four pack of 16 oz. cans that contain two of our very favorite limited edition lagers: Festbier and Keller Kazbek. With any luck, you’ll be seeing it in stores by the end of this sentence.Read More

Cabin Pils

Head Brewer Niko Tonks in defense of Fizzy Yellow Beer Pilsner is my first true beer love, and maybe my only real one. It’s never made sense to me that “craft beer,” as a segment, has positioned itself against “fizzy, yellow beer.” I love fizzy yellow beer! Fizzy yellow beer doesn’t have to mean insipid, old,Read More

All Pints North

Duluth, MN – Fair State returns from the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s All Pints North summer beer festival with a second consecutive sweep of awards, including Best Brewery and Best Beer (for Curation, a barrel-fermented pale sour refermented on Plums). Curation is available on draft at the Fair State Taproom in Northeast Minneapolis at 4 pm, Thursday,Read More

Du Pounde

Head Brewer Niko Tonks on Saisons. Saison is a beer style that we love very much, yet is very much misunderstood. It’s been put forth as the “next big thing” in craft beer many times, and never quite gotten over the hump. In our opinion, this is due, at least in part, to the factRead More

Celebrate NE Parade

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

Dorado Gold

Fair State Brewing Cooperative is seeking several individuals to join our Street Team, which introduces our beer to new consumers at liquor store tastings and festivals. We are growing quickly and are excited to add staff to help meet the demand for our beer. A little about us: Fair State is one of very fewRead More

Mixed Culture

Our 2nd Annual Celebration of the Fruity, Funky, and Terrifically Tart.  This year’s festival will take place at our new production brewery in the Midway – St. Paul neighborhood. Wild/Sour/mixed-fermentation beer is becoming one of the fastest growing segments of American craft beer. To celebrate this vibrant genre, we’re digging into the barrel cellar inRead More

Camp Fair State

Attention campers, registration is now open for Camp Fair State! We are heading up to Mighty Axe Hops farm for a fully loaded adult summer camp experience. Stuff your weekend with outdoor games, breakout sessions for your brain & hands, campfire, food, and beer! In this special opportunity for Fair State members (and friends), weRead More


Head Brewer Niko Tonks on Hefeweizen. Bavarian wheat beer is a very particular animal, with an interesting story. Wheat beers were produced across Bavaria for quite some time before the famous German purity law of 1516 (the Reinheitsgebot) was passed, but after that law (which was in large part a tax grab and an effortRead More

WHAT: Local artist Donte Mearon will be at presenting his THROWiNG PAiNT activation at the Taproom during Arty Party 2017 WHEN: 6-9 pm, Friday, May 19 + Saturday, May 20 You’re invited to collaborate with him on the public canvases or create your own pieces. The public canvases will remain on display throughout the weekend in the Taproom whileRead More