Brews on Broadway Pop-Up Taproom Opens for the Summer

BrewsBroadwayLogoBrews on Broadway, a pop-up patio taproom is now open through the Summer and will be pouring beers from the Fargo Brewing Company.  It is located downtown on Broadway in the former Schumacher Goodyear location at 409 Broadway North.  Their hours are Thursday and Friday from 4PM-10PM and Saturday 9AM-10PM throughout the Summer   Besides the beer they will feature live music picnic tables and bean bags.  Brews on Broadway takes cash only to hit the ATM before you get there.

Follow Brews on Broadway on Facebook to keep up with the schedule for live music and what beers will be on tap.



Drink Local Tap Takeover at JL Beers West Fargo

Drink Local Tap Takeover at JL Beers West Fargo

Date(s) - 06/02/16
5:00 pm

JL Beers, West Fargo
810 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078

From JL Beers West Fargo:

Drink Local is back and bigger than ever with four breweries and a whopping twelve beers! Last year’s celebration of local brew was so successful, we’ve decided to make it an annual event. Be sure to mark those calendars for June 2nd and come party with our friends from Junkyard Brewing Company, The Fargo Brewing Company. Kilstone Brewing, and Drekker Brewing Company!

Beers to be announced soon



Surly Mini Tap Takeover and Beer Trivia at Pounds

Surly Mini Tap Takeover and Beer Trivia at Pounds

Date(s) - 05/17/16
9:00 pm

612 1st Ave N
Fargo, ND

From Pounds:

Come test your beer knowledge!
Winner of the game gets a $25 gift card.

Featuring Surly beers:
Furious IPA, Cacoa Bender, Hell, Overrated IPA, Cynicale Saison

Trivia Starts at 9PM



Stonehome Brewing in Watford City needs a Head Brewer

Stonehome Brewing Company is coming to Watford City, ND and they are looking for a head brewer.  If you or someone you know is interested, send a cover letter and resume to

Head Brewer

Job Description:
StonehomeLogoStonehome Brewing is a seeking a passionate, technically gifted, quality focused, enthusiastic and qualified head brewer to join our new brewery and brewpub. The head brewer will be responsible for all brewing operations. Duties will include raw materials acquisition and handling, recipe formulation, brewing, cellaring, packaging, boiler maintenance, RO maintenance, and cleaning and sanitation. This is a ground floor position; the head brewer will be intimate with the development and future success of the brewery. The direction Stonehome Brewing follows will hinge on the ability and creative prowess of the brewer. Quality and consistency will be paramount, adherence to procedures and detailed cleaning regiments will be required. This will be a public position; meaning the brewer will have interactions with customers and shall be able convey their passion to the public to promote craft beer. The brewery will be part of a larger operation that has been built on past experience and success in the restaurant industry. We treat beer as food and expect to showcase our beer beside our food.

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate for this role will have formal training at an accredited brewing school or a degree in an applicable science with at least 2 years of brewing experience. The head brewer will operate a new 15 bbl two-vessel steam jacketed brewhouse with (5) 15 bbl fermenters and (2) 15 bbl bright tanks. The brewer will be expected to maintain an acceptable inventory of raw materials and beer, maintain cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment, tanks and work areas to achieve consistent beer quality. They will also be responsible for recording and submitting brewing logs for in-house and state and federal use. The brewer must be able to perform all physical aspects of the position not limited to lifting 55 pounds, twist/turn, reach over shoulders, moonwalk, bend/stoop, and stand/walk on a continual basis. Applicant will also be required to assist in sales in the pub, future outside sales and interact with customers to promote our beer and the craft beer industry. This is a family business looking to expand a shared conviction towards the passion, creativity, and uniqueness of craft beer.

Stonehome Brewing offers competitive compensation, health insurance and a relocation fee for qualified individuals.

Watford City, North Dakota, the land of oppurtunity

How to Apply:
If you are interested in making your mark on the world, please send a cover letter and resume to

Old Chicago 40th Anniversary Mini Tour Part 1 – Think Globally, Drink Locally

Old Chicago 40th Anniversary Mini Tour Part 1 - Think Globally, Drink Locally

Date(s) - 05/11/16 - 06/05/16
12:00 am

Old Chicago
2551 45th St. SW
Fargo, ND

From Old Chicago:

It’s time to celebrate Old Chicago’s 40th Anniversary, Mini Tour style. We’re doing four Mini Tours that will last all summer long!

Part 1 is called Think Globally, Drink Locally and it starts tomorrow! This first Mini Tour will take you back to when Old Chicago first opened in 1976 and will feature some of our favorite beers from our first few years of being open.

40th Anniversary Mini Tour Part 1: Think Globally, Drink Locally starts Wednesday May 11th.

You’ll have from May 11th to June 5th to enjoy the selection of craft brews at your Fargo Old Chicago.

• Anchor Steam
• Old Style
• Fuller’s ESB
• Warsteiner Dunkel
• Coors Original
• Samuel Smith Taddy Porter
• Pilsner Urquell
• Boddington’s Pub Ale
• Ayinger Celebrator
• Stella Artois

For Part 1 of the 40th Anniversary Mini Tour, you’ll earn a completion after you enjoy our ten Mini Tour beers. For each completion, you’ll earn a So Many Beers, So Little Time t-shirt!

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the upcoming Mini Tours, too:

Part 1: May 11th through June 5th
Part 2: June 8th through July 3rd
Part 3: July 13th through Aug 7th
Part 4: Aug 10th through Sept 9th

Complete four Mini Tours during the summer and you’ll earn a 40th Anniversary Craft Beer Tasting Kit!


Fargo Brewing Tap Takeover at Würst Bier Hall

Fargo Brewing Tap Takeover at Würst Bier Hall

Date(s) - 05/16/16
5:00 pm

Würst Bier Hall
630 1st Ave N
Fargo, ND

From Würst Bier Hall:

FargoBrewingGSAmerican Craft Beer Week is upon us, and we are excited to kick it off with the crew from Fargo Brewing Co. We will have five brews on tap from Fargo’s original brewery, and they are bound to be delicious.

We will have:
Original Lager (which won a bronze medal at the Great American Beer Festival)
Iron Horse
Original with Cucumbers
Iron Horse with Thai Basil and Lemongrass
and 1.21 GIga Hops with Blueberries

Join us for these delicious beers and help us kick of American Craft beer week!


Surly Beer Dinner w/ founder Omar Ansari at Luna

Surly Beer Dinner w/ founder Omar Ansari at Luna

Date(s) - 06/15/16
6:00 pm

Luna Fargo
1545 South University Dr.
Fargo , ND

From Luna:

SurlyCome and join us for North Dakota’s first Surly Beer Dinner!

Chef Ryan will be preparing 5 courses to pair with these really special beers: Hell, Cynicale, Overated, Furious, Bender, 2015 Darkness(SUPER rare!)

Tickets are $65 per person plus tax and tip. These will sell out fast, so call us at 701-293-8818 to reserve your spots!

**Pick up some Surly beer at Bernie’s Wines and Liquors and register to win 2 tickets to the dinner!



Founders Meet the Brewmaster Bash at JL Beers Grand Forks

Founders Meet the Brewmaster Bash at JL Beers Grand Forks

Date(s) - 05/18/16
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

JL Beers, Grand Forks
2531 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201

From JL Beers Grand Forks:

FoundersLogoWe have a HUGE event for all you beer lovers out there! In the middle of ACBW, Founders Brewing Co. will be taking over our lines with 10 brews all being tapped Wednesday, May 18th! We have an amazing line up that will feature some VERY EXCLUSIVE BREWS, including KBS, Pale Joe, PC Pils, Mango Magnifico, and Sumatra Mountain Brown as well as highlighting some other favorites such as Breakfast Stout, All Day IPA, Backwoods Bastard, Nitro Pale Ale, and Rubaeus!

BUT THAT’S NOT ALL! From 5 pm to 7 pm ONLY, Founders Head Brewmaster, Jeremy Kosmicki, will be in house to jam about the beer he brews and enjoys! We will also have swag giveaways while supplies last! Get here early to get a spot or hang out on our patio, because this is an event you will not want to miss! Cheers!


Under Brew Skies Beer Festival

Under Brew Skies Beer Festival

Date(s) - 06/18/16
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Island Park
302 7th St S
Fargo, ND

UnderBrewSkiesThe North Dakota Brewers Guild’s first Fargo festival, the Under Brew Skies Beer Festival is a celebration of North Dakota and bordering state brewers. On a sun soaked June afternoon, there is no better place to sip more than 60 independent craft beers with friends in Downtown Fargo’s backyard, beautiful Island Park.

Click HERE to get your ticket, or visit any of the following brewery taprooms to buy yours in person: Drekker Brewing Company, The Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company, Kilstone Brewing, Rhombus Guys Brewing Company.

For more information go to


Rare Beer Picnic 2016

Rare Beer Picnic 2016

Date(s) - 07/16/16
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

W.H. Davy Park
1st Ave N & 8th St N
Moorhead, MN

The Rare Beer Picnic is for the best of the best. A festival for sampling Aged, Soured, and Infused beers from local Breweries and Home Brewer’s in the area! Come thirsty and hungry! Breweries will supply samples and Usher’s House will be providing a delicious meal for you.


Tickets are available through Eventbrite

Early Bird Special – Get your tickets before June 10th and you are automatically upgraded to VIP for early entry at 4:00pm
After June 10th VIP tickets will change got $34 and general admission from 5-8pm will be $28.