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


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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


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RASPBERRY ROSELLE We’ve put the MN Craft Brewer’s Guild Winterfest 2016 Best Beer winner in cans & kegs. Raspberry Roselle is our year-round hibiscus sour saison re-fermented with a whole bunch of raspberries. The result is a fruit-forward, rose-hued beer that’s distinctly juicy and dry, with increased acidity. 5.8 ABV, 10 IBU. It may be a week beforeRead More