Mirror Universe is a Double Dry Hopped Hazy IPA brewed with wheat, oats, and far too many Citra, Mosaic, and El Dorado hops. We’ve really missed this one. So much so, that we decided to bring it back as a year ’round beer. Mirror Universe is the spiritual successor to Spirit Føul. As such,Read More


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GIANTSBANE DOUBLE STOUT Head Brewer Niko Tonks on Giantsbane Double Stout. “Style conventions are a funny thing. At their best, they’re useful guidelines – a roadmap to a successful beer recipe. At their worst, they strangle creativity and box people into practices that probably never made sense in the first place (see: crystal malt inRead More


Minnesota Breweries Join People Power Beer Campaign in support of the American Civil Liberties Union   Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Bent Paddle Brewing Company, and Modist Brewing Company join a collection of over 70 craft breweries across the country in the People Power Beer campaign, a self-organized grassroots effort to support the American Civil LibertiesRead More


Spirit Føul is a hazy IPA brewed in collaboration with San Diego’s Modern Times Beer. Super juicy, tropical, and dank. 6.3 ABV. When we released Spirit Føul, our hazy IPA collaboration with Modern Times Beer, we expected it to be a beer that would be pretty popular, and one that might raise an eyebrow orRead 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


  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


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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


FSBC Donation Requests In 2016, Fair State Brewing Cooperative launched our community engagement arm, Fair State Cooperates. Each month we partner with a different nonprofit organization, as selected by our Member-Owners. In our partnerships, we raise funds through beer sales, awareness through social media, and involvement through volunteerism. Every time you purchase a CROWLER inRead 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