Posts By: jklick

Twins 2016: The Call for Optimism

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With temps in the upper 30s and the Twins at 0-6 headed into a home opening series with the White Sox, we are in mortal danger of Debbie Downer claiming the hearts and minds of Twin City baseball fans. Have no fear, the EBC positivity train is running. Five Reasons for Optimism heading into Monday’s… Read more »

Come for the Kites, Stay for the Fatties

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      Each weekend Lake Minnetonka serves as the venue for countless outdoor fitness pursuits.  Fat-tire cyclists, kite-surfers and others coexist en route to enjoying the 22-mile expanse of God’s great gift to the twin cities. These disparate groups meet, race and ride in autonomy, rarely interacting. All of that will change on Saturday… Read more »

A Night out with the MVG (Most Valuable Ginger)

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  A Night out with the MVG (Most Valuable Ginger) How will you spend the longest night of the year? Winter solstice hits December 22nd and we think 16 hours of darkness could lead to some interesting revelry.  While there is no question about your libation of choice (Shattered Solstice now available in bombers and… Read more »

It’s the Most Wonderful Time… for a Beer

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time… for a Beer The holidays are all about families, so who decided we should squander our tryptophan buzz getting trampled at a local Wal-Mart? Reject the commercialism of Black Friday and instead join us in Excelsior as we kick off advent in style with the traditional German festival known as… Read more »

Historic Excelsior Personified- Mr. Jimmy

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Historic Excelsior Personified- Mr. Jimmy   What makes Excelsior a superior place to live is her people. Despite being nestled in the suburbs of a major metropolitan area, the culture of small town values and the traditions of this community have persevered. This is apparent from Excelsior’s main street to her town festivals to the… Read more »

Brews, Walter and a Fireside Chat

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Brews, Walter and a Fireside Chat Corporate retreats typically involve C-suite executives jetting off to luxury hotels to squander shareholder money on lavish vacations under the guise of discussing strategy. These involve plenty of consultants, P & L statements, expense accounts and probably a little adultery. At EBC none of that is our style. Our… Read more »

Docktoberfest 2015 – Harvesting of the Docks

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We’ve all heard of Oktoberfest. Two Austirans get married. Lots of flowers, plenty of beer, and we celebrate it in September for some reason. Well we like it as much as the next guy here at Excelsior, but around these parts we celebrate an even prouder tradition. Docktoberfest!   Docktoberfest is an annual celebration of… Read more »

MinneGose Gose Style Ale- new release!

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MinneGose Gose Style Ale- new release! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXCELSIOR GOES-UH ALL OUT WITH GOSE-STYLE SEASONAL BREW EXCELSIOR, MN—June 8, 2015—Local craft brewery Excelsior Brewing Company is launching a new limited seasonal brew unlike anything they’ve crafted before: a Gose-style wheat beer that’s been christened MinneGose (pronounced Minne-goes-uh). Based on the regional specialty beers of… Read more »