introducing Member Week!

We are quite proud of the more than 1,000 Member-Owners that are the foundation of our cooperative. These people have supported our business through patronage, our neighbors through volunteer initiatives, our community through social gatherings, and so much more! To highlight and highfive these great folks, we are throwing our first Member Week. April 1-7th will be packed full of events celebrating membership, cooperatives, and coming together around good beer. Everyone is Welcome!
(members get some special deals)

SATURDAY 4/1:
Members First – Potluck Brunch
& Super Member Happy Hour 12-2pm.
SUNDAY 4/2:
Crowler Debut,
Stand-Up Comedy at 8:30,
Member Happy Hour all day.
MONDAY 4/3:
Cribbage Night 6-8pm,
1/2 off you first beer with another co-op’s card,
Member Happy Hour all day.
TUESDAY 4/4:
Fair State-sponsored music and $2 off all FS pours at 331 Club. Music at 8:30pm.
WEDNESDAY 4/5:
Co-op Trivia with Tommy.
THURSDAY 4/6:
Fair State Cooperates Planned Parenthood Poster Party 7-9PM. Sign up here.
FRIDAY 4/7:
Member Thank You Party
1/2 off all pours for member-owners, all day!
Member Wall photobooth 4-8pm.

Berry Pick for Beer

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This last Sunday we rallied a bunch of Fair State members and friends at Lorence’s Berry Farm just outside of Northfield, MN. The day was beautiful and the bugs were at an acceptable level. Our goal was to harvest a bunch of raspberries for use in an upcoming sour beer.

 

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With a combination of volunteers and staff, we had a total of 19 pickers. We were at it for about 2.5 hours, but our labors should prove fruitful.

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The folks at Lorence’s were a delight to work with. Between the collaborative effort of our members, friends, staff, and a hands-on local harvest, I think we will have something pretty special with this beer.

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Keep your eyes peeled for U Pick, a mixed culture barrel-aged sour, re-firmented on 280lbs of raspberries. To be release in 750ml bottles and draft late Fall.