Posts By: jklick

The Return of Oktoberfest!

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Join us for our second annual Oktoberfest at Excelsior Brewing Company! We’ve made this into a two-day Bavarian Bash to make sure everyone gets a chance to grab a beverage in our outdoor Biergarden, featuring live music and the chance to drink over 12 different beers! Oct. 11th: 4-10; Oct. 12th: 12-11 MUSIC SCHEDULE: Friday:… Read more »

MN Beer on a Stick – EBC at the State Fair

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Jeff Troldahl's State Fair inspired art work.

It’s soooo hot outside…. “How hot is it?” you may ask? Hot enough where the $1 “All-you-can-drink-milk” at the State Fair is a bad choice (for those that missed the reference, click here) Sure, the heat was devastatingly and disgustingly overwhelming enough to reduce even the manliest of men to a mere husk of their… Read more »

Catching Up – August 13th at Excelsior Brewing

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It seems we’re always doing this to ourselves. We come into work Monday, proceed to blink, and it’s already Saturday evening. With summer in full swing, it’s hard to keep up with everything going so let’s recap some of the things that have been happening with us the past few weeks: Brew Love: Supporting the… Read more »

Ales for ALS at Excelsior Brewing

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Excelsior Brewing is proud to be a part of Ales for ALS

A lot of people are familiar with ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) but are unfamiliar with what really happens to those afflicted. ALS stands for “amyotrophic lateral sclerosis” and refers to a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. This will eventually lead to those with the… Read more »

Celebrating One Year in Beer – Excelsior Brewing

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Dear Drinkers: It seems like yesterday I was writing to say ‘thank you’ to everyone who came out to support Excelsior Brewing in our opening week. I distinctly remember sitting on my couch starting to draft a blog post on Sunday morning, drinking coffee and wondering ‘what the hell just happened?’ Well, I can safely… Read more »

Chef DuVernois on Twin Cities Live

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In case you missed out on the chance to see our head brewer Bob DuVernois on Twin Cities Live last week, here’s the link to his gorgeous mug on TV. Bob was invited to challenge Antigoni Sander McCloud (co-owner of Kafe 421) to devise a recipe using our Bitteschlappe Brown Ale. Based on Bob’s reaction,… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Hops are good for you!

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In case you didn’t know (which we certainly did), hops are actually beneficial to your health! Check out this product known as Hops X Factor: Cell Protector which was forwarded by a local nutrition aficionado: Go figure, a chemical compound found in hops “has been the subject of over 75 research papers due to its… Read more »

Shagagogo Recap and Upcoming Shenanigans – Excelsior Brewing

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Guessing by the turnout last Saturday, you were either AT the Excelsior Brewing Memorial Day Shagagogo Bash or you missed out on a freakishly good time. For those that weren’t there, let me recap: – Worked our way musically from Bluegrass (Steve Howard and Phil Nusbaum) to eclectic covers (Chris Kelly) to full out rock… Read more »

Happy American/MN Craft Beer Week!

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Happy American/MN Craft Beer Week! Basically, the greatest week all year, this gives everyone a chance to celebrate our local (and national) beer community. Know somebody who always wanted to start drinking craft, but didn’t know where to start? Take this opportunity to show them some of your favorite local breweries! Want to drink some… Read more »

30 Shades of (Bitteschlappe) Brown

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Welcome to 30 Shades of Brown, where we will be featuring all things Brown-related at the brewery. If you don’t already know, our Bitteschlappe Brown Ale (one of three flagship brews) has taken off over the past few months. With a hefty amount of Vienna malt, you get a delicious blast of sweet caramel and… Read more »