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Bridge Jumper is BACK

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Bridge Jumper is back!

When we opened our doors 9.5 months ago, we were greeted with a beautiful accident that came to be known as Bridge Jumper. The result of an uber-efficient brewhouse and a craft veteran Head Brewer, this behemoth didn’t just knock the doors off our opening, it blasted those suckers into kingdom come! Our locals have… Read more »

Craft Brewer’s Conference Recap

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Heading into the Craft Brewer’s Conference last week, we intended on blogging everyday about what was happening, what we were discussing and which of the thousands of available beers we were consuming. However, as can happen in life, we became distracted by our surroundings and missed out on keeping folks up to date. Having the… Read more »

Luck o’ the Lake Recap

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By now, everyone has (hopefully) recovered from the past weekend and the festivities that come along with St. Patrick’s Day. In case you weren’t at the brewery, let me quickly recap what you missed out on: – Over 500 folks took off from the brewery on the Luck o’ the Lake 5k run. The winner… Read more »

Catching Up – EBC

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Good morning! It’s been a while since we’ve had a chance to update folks as to what’s happening at the brewery! In beer related notes, our Oar Lock Oat Stout is down to the last few kegs, meaning this weekend in the taproom will most likely be your last chance to drink it! Make sure… Read more »

How ’bout this weather?

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Welcome to Minnesota, home of frozen people, frozen cars and frozen lakes! While our fat bike race may not have gone off as planned with the weather conditions, I have to commend the folks that came out anyway. Whenever you bank of certain weather conditions as a determining factor for an event in our state,… Read more »

Gold Medals, ICA and Arctic Fever

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We have quite the exciting Friday on our hands, folks! Just found out that Mr. Jimmy’s Baltic Porter, our first of many tribute beers to Jimmy Hutmaker, won a GOLD medal with the World Beer Championships (full details can be found here). Full credit to Bob and Niles for coming up with such a freakin… Read more »

What’s Happening – January 7th

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Ton’s of stuff happening since our last blog, I hope everyone had a great holiday/New Year celebrations. By now your livers should be detoxing appropriately and ready for some more beers! We’re proud to stay we’re still running strong over six months after we’ve opened our doors! It’s been an experience so far, with 8… Read more »

Jared Allen, Movember & Beer Dinners

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Defensive End > Accountant

With mustache-free faces, we would like to say thank you to everyone who donate or supported our time during the Movember fundraising season. With your contributions and our facial hair, we raised over $2,000 for prostate and testicular cancer research initiatives! Everything from explaining why we looked so manly, to hosting The Life Time Agency’s… Read more »

Movember — Day 29…

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Ben and Amar have worked hard on their mustaches...please donate to justify their glorious facial hair!

Day 29… Ben and Amar have worked hard on their mustaches…please donate to justify their glorious facial hair! Our morale is high and the mustaches are heavy. After 29 days of growth to raise awareness and money for prostate and testicular cancer research, our ‘soup strainers’ are going strong. BUT we are still scrambling the… Read more »

Excelsior Brewing Co. – Exile on Water Street

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Its All Over Now as our favorite lake is looking a little lonely waiting for the ice to form and the pond hockey games to begin.  Our guys are waxing down their ice surfers and iceboats in anticipation, and our assistant brewer is making final tweaks to his fish shack that will surely see some… Read more »