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

Announcing the Conspiracy Series. Fair State + 331 Club every Tuesday. It’s beer & music. Always friends. Never a cover. $2 off all pours of Fair State Brewing Cooperative all day + all night. Live music starts at 8:30 pm. March Residency: Hannah von der Hoff with special guests: Sam Cassidy 3.7 Jesse Damien Revel 3.14Read More

Hey Fair Staters, We have some exciting news regarding our Fair State To-Go program. We have a new way to get you better, fresher beer: In a crowler. It’s not a tall boy. It’s not a 40. It’s a CROWLER. It’s a giant 750mL. can. Putting Fair State beer in CROWLERS enables us to more reliably packageRead More

Fair State University

From Sarah Williams, Events & Education Coordinator This year, I’ve had the pleasure of pioneering the role of Education Coordinator at Fair State. Thus far, this role has primarily focused on staff training but beginning in January, we’re bringing the program to you, our members and the general public with our free education series, FairRead More

Kyle Schmidt stole our mouth-hearts with his Pale Lager featuring Hallertau Blanc Hops at our probably-annual Member Homebrew Challenge in July.  The barley has been malted, the grain has been mashed, the beer has been brewed and it’s ready to drink. Now Pouring: Keller Blanc Pale Lager, designed by member-owner Kyle Schmidt. Bold, hop-forward, andRead More