So you want to be on the board… I mean, I totally get it. Being a FSBC board member is pretty great. There are no other meetings I attend on a regular basis that involve a delightful selection of beer. I have so much pride in the product and the company and I love beingRead More


|| FIND STRATA NEAR YOU || Strata is now available at a craft beer retailer near you. We strongly suggest calling the retailer ahead of time to check their current availability. Single Hop DDH Hazy IPA | 6.2% ABV | Behind the Beer Head Brewer, Niko Tonks, on the evolution of Fair State Co-op’s newestRead More


It’s December! Which means Raspberry Roselle is here to brighten your long winter nights with a lovely combination of tart and jammy berry flavors.     Head Brewer Niko Tonks goes behind the beer with Raspberry Roselle… “RASPBERRY ROSELLE WAS A NATURAL FOR US – Hibiscus, the overriding flavor in Roselle, and Raspberry (which weRead More


Brut Squad, our bone-dry IPA is on shelves in Minnesota now! What is a Brut IPA? Think dry, aromatic IPA with very little residual sugar. We’ve stripped down the malt bill on this one to really let the hops shine. Head Brewer Niko Tonks, on his decision to brew a Brut IPA: Really, with thisRead More


  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