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Welcome to Beer Dabbler’s Freshies, our weekly rundown on the newest beers hitting the store shelves and taproom coolers in Minnesota from your favorite local and national breweries. 


t’s time for The Great Minnesota Get-Together, and the population in Falcon Heights is at its peak. In addition to creative foods-on-a-stick, of course, statewide breweries continually seek to one-up previous creations while offering something that fits a day on your feet in the heat. This means fruited, fun, and funky beers are plentiful for the next few weeks.

Each week, the Beer Dabbler team highlights the most tantalizing new beers available across the state that we’re most excited to try. Check out these Top Flights at Dabbler Depot—Click on each image for stock levels.

Crafted Artisan Pollen Nation Mead 500ml Single – Crafted Artisan’s award-winning Pollen-Nation was their first foray into session meads in 2014.  Honey sweetness with a touch of blackberry tartness is balanced by an addition of Saigon cinnamon which is then dry hop this session mead with whole-leaf cascade hops. 6% ABV 

Crafted Artisan Bananas Foster Forever Mead 500ml Single –Crafted Artisan’s Bananas Foster Forever Mead has a flavor profile of rich banana, vanilla, and honey sweetness with caramelized sugar flambe’. On the nose, you’ll notice a coffee aroma but not present on the palette provides depth and balance. 6% ABV 

Earth Rider Allouez Amber Ale 6pk 12oz –  Allouez Amber Ale is dryer and roasty-er than most amber ales. Dark fruit, roasted coffee, and toasty flavors come out as it warms. Low hop presence balances the sweetness with a clean and spicy bitterness. Finishes dry. 6.1% ABV 

Fair State Don’t Kill The Wonder IPA 4pk 16oz – Don’t Kill The Wonder is a rice flour cereal-mashed IPA featuring Cyro, Columbus, and Talus, in addition to some curiously experimental hops. 7.2% ABV 

Untitled Art Chocolate PB Cookie Pastry Stout 4pk 16oz – Pastry Stout w/Cane sugar, candi syrup, brown sugar, and natural flavors. 8% ABV 

Elm Creek Simple Fresh American Lager 4pk 16oz –  Just your classic Simple, Fresh, American, Lager. Nothing too fancy about this beer, just keeping it simple. Summer has arrived and so has the lager season! This nice, light, refreshing beer is perfect for a day at the lake or an evening on the patio! 5% ABV

Shop for the newest beer at Dabbler Depot

The beers in this gallery are now available for purchase at Dabbler Depot, 1545 7th St W, St. Paul, MN 55102

New beers available this week across Minnesota

Looking for a taste of these great new beers? The icon indicates beers available at Dabbler Depot. Keep in mind—stock is limited! Check dabblerdepot.com or text (651)-802-2112 for availability.

Bauhaus Brew Labs

  • NEW B.F.F. – A collaboration for the State Fair, in tandem with Forgotten Star and The Freehouse, this hazy IPA is inspired by the mimosa cocktail and features bright, tropical fruit notes courtesy of Mandarina Bavaria hops.

BeerClub Brewing

  • Anvil Accident IPA Back on tap in Mora.

Bemidji Brewing

  • Autumn IPA – A red IPA with light malt sweetness and hop-derives notes of berries, evergreen, and citrus peel. 7.0% ABV, 70 IBU.

Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

Available at the State Fair:

  • Summer Luv’n – An orange IPA available at Andy’s Grille.
  • Superior Shiver – A cold IPA available at Ballpark Cafe.

Blacklist Brewing Co.

  • Kind of a Big Dill – A pickle ale, on tap at Giggles’ Campfire Grill at the State Fair (and likely the taproom after that).

BlackStack Brewing

  • Real Trees: Blood Orange Guava – A 5mg THC seltzer made with fruit puree.

Castle Danger Brewery

  • Blood Orange Cream Ale – A State Fair exclusive, on tap at O’Gara’s. “This refreshing beer combines the zesty tang of blood oranges with the smooth and balanced characteristics of Castle Cream Ale,” Castle Danger says.

  • Maple Marzen – The fall seasonal is back.

Chaotic Good Brewing Company

  • Mandrake Tears – A tart rhubarb beer, says Chaotic Good.


Copper Trail Brewing Company

  • Happy Tuba Noises – A Dortmunder lager.
  • Indigo Wheat – A blueberry wheat ale.

Cuyuna Brewing Co.

  • Frankenhop – “We experimented with a non-GMO yeast blend from whitelabs, carefully selected to release tropical flavors and aromas. This beer is named Frankenhop after the patchwork of hops and hop oil samples we used in this beer. We used all of our accumulated samples, 10 hop oils, and 14 hop strains in this light and tropical hazy IPA, the brewery says.

Dangerous Man Brewing Company

  • P’s & B’s Imperial Sour “This big and juicy sour is packed with peaches, cranberries, and blackberries for a bold, tart, and fruit-forward experience,” the brewery says. 8% ABV.

Disgruntled Brewing

  • Barrel-Aged Saison – Available in bottles, including 3 variants: Blueberry and hibiscus, plus two Wine Barrel Aged varieties.
  • Nectarize! – A hazy, dip-chopped IPA with tropical, fruity flavors.
  • Westy – A West Coast-style IPA made with Citra, Centennial, and Columbus hops, pouring 6.6% ABV with tropical citrus, pine, floral, earthy, and black pepper notes.

Dual Citizen Brewing Co.

  • Elbow Bender – A clear Kölsch-style ale with notes of grain, hay, and honeydew, with a dry finish, the brewery says.

Duluth Cider

  • PULP Lemon + Orange – A hard cider seltzer (and THC gummy) flavor.

Earth Rider Brewery

  • Eagle Mountain “Bold citrus and pine hop flavors nest with a clean malt backbone,” Earth Rider says of this 8.1% ABV, 52 IBU double IPA that tapped at the start of the month.

Elm Creek Brewing Company

  • The Funnel Never End – A State Fair exclusive, available at Swine & Spuds and Sabino’s Pizza in the Warner Coliseum.

Fair State Brewing Cooperative

  • Festbier – Back on tap now.
  • Red Can IPA – Fair Stations’ original IPA is on tap again for a limited time at the Minneapolis brewery.

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

The new Mind Hazy Tropical Hazy Mixed Pack is out:

  • Citrus Cyclone – A combination of citrusy hop flavors and real tangerine.
  • Tiki Smash – This Mind Haze offers tropical hop flavors and coconut.
  • Tropic Rocket – A new recipe with passion fruit, melon, and strawberry flavors in a dank yet juicy IPA, the brewery says.

Gambit Brewing Company

  • Oktoberfest – To debut on Saturday.

Indeed Brewing Company

  • Birramisu Cream Ale – A State Fair exclusive available at Mancini’s, this dessert-inspired beer has notes of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. 5.1% ABV.
  • Cucumber Summer IPA – A 6.2% ABV summer IPA with tropical fruit flavors and a juicy profile, with a summer cucumber twist. Available at the State Fair.
  • Salted Cucumber Lemon Lager “As crisp and refreshing as a cool dip on a hot summer day, this Salted Cucumber Lemon Lager is a perfectly crushable complement to Dino’s delicious Greek fare,” the brewery says. 5.2% ABV.
  • Strawberry Fool Cream Ale – A sweet and creamy ale at 5.1% ABV, on tap at Lulu’s at the State Fair.

Keepsake Cidery

  • Chestnut and Chisel Jersey – A “smokey, earthy, topical, complex sipper” made from Chestnut Crab and Chisel Jersey apples.

La Doña Cervecería

  • Fighters Foundation Prestige Worldwide Cream Ale

Lift Bridge Brewing Co.

  • Mini Donut – The State Fair staple is back for its 10th year on tap at The Great Minnesota Get-Together. On tap at Ballpark Cafe.

Little Thistle Brewing

It’s anniversary week at Little Thistle, with several new beers available:

  • Get Funked – A 4.5% ABV mixed culture sour beer fermented in a wine barrel and conditioned in mango. Tapped last week in limited supply.
  • It’s Time! A peanut butter and jelly stout, is on tap today.
  • Jalapeno Business A lager with lime and jalapeno pepper. Tapped on Thursday.
  • Lemon Heaven A 4.5% ABV light ale with lemon brewed for the Rochester Greek Festival this weekend.
  • Maple Barrel Aged Stout A limited release, tapped Monday, made with cacao nibs and espresso.
  • Raspberry Cream Ale Tapped on Tuesday.

Lupulin Brewing Company

  • Beergarita Ale – Available at Coaster’s at the State Fair.
  • Cafe Prague-nosis – A Czech-style dark lager with coffee, served on nitro in Big Lake. 5% ABV.
  • Cherry Limeade Blonde – Available at The Hangar at the State Fair.
  • Vacation Mullet – Available at Ball Park Cafe at the State Fair.

Nine Mile Brewing

  • Oriane – A New England-style pale ale with notes of orange and a hint of vanilla, with added Cara Cara orange. 5.5% ABV.
  • Polka Dot Rain Boots – A hazelnut golden stout described as “Crisp, clean, moderately malty, lightly sweet… with a smidge of that hazelnut goodness wisping along throughout.” 5.5% ABV.
  • These Blue Eyes – A summery wheat ale with added blueberry that is “light on the nose and palate,” Nine Mile says. 5.5% ABV.
  • Time for Recess – A blonde ale with peanut butter, honey, and banana.

Oliphant Brewing

  • Anutart Raspberry – This 5% ABV sour ale is made with raspberries.
  • Apple Cinnamon Crumble – A new THC seltzer with apple flavor. 10mh THC, 5mg CBD.
  • Festbier – A 5.5% ABV Oktoberfest lager.
  • Super Squishy – A sour ale with raspberry, blackberry, coconut, lactose, vanilla, and sea salt. 5% ABV.

Sociable Cider Werks

  • Candy Apple – Hard cider available at Giggles at the State Fair.

Spiral Brewery 

  • Babe’s Blueberry & Maple Golden Ale – On tap at the State Fair at Aldo’s and Snack House in Warner Coliseum.

Summit Brewing Co.

  • Dan Patch’N Fruit “A refreshing and easy-drinking IPA with bright flavors of passion fruit and hops. This sessionable brew greets you with tropical aromas and a subtly sweet and fruity first impression and leaves a soft, smooth hoppy bitterness,” explains Summit of their 4.6%ABV State Fair exclusive available at Summit on a Stick booth and Shanghai Henri’s in the International Bazaar.

Surly Brewing Co.

  • Duck Duck Blue Duck – Surly Lemonade with blueberry, served with salted foam (and a tiny blue duck). Available at The Hideaway at the State Fair.

  • Oktoberfest The 6% ABV fall lager is on tap at the beer hall now.
  • Sparkling Hop Water – A nonalcoholic hop water inspired by Axe Man IPA.

Urban Growler Brewing Company

  • Kind of a Big Dill – This is described as a pickle lemonade beer, on tap at the State Fair, and garnished with a crunchy pickle chip.

Venn Brewing Company

  • Mango Lassi – A sour ale with mango, vanilla, cardamom, and lactose. 6.% ABV.

Wild Mind Ales

  • Lo & Behold Tapped this week, Lo & Behold is a 6.4% ABV foeder-aged jasmine rice wild ale.
  • WLD WTR: Apex: A new 12-ounce, 10mg THC beverage, available in Tropical Punch and Blueberry Lemon Agave flavors.

Wooden Hill Brewing Company

  • Double Churro Crunch – A cereal series imperial brown ale made with caramel malts, pale chocolate, biscuit, lactose, cinnamon, and vanilla. 8% ABV.

Wooden Ship Brewing Company

  • Abyss Kiwi Lime – a Black Brewers Podcast collaboration that is a juice-based 5mg THC beverage.

Yoerg Brewing

  • Rotbier A German-style red lager.

Have a new beer we should know about? Send the details to newbeer@beerdabbler.com for inclusion in Freshies.