Summit Plans $6 Million Expansion

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by maximum12, Feb 28, 2012.

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  1. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,352) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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  2. Otis32

    Otis32 Initiate (141) Jan 1, 2011 Minnesota

    No brewpub in the works?
  3. SortaAmbivalent

    SortaAmbivalent Disciple (321) Sep 11, 2005 Minnesota
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    A brewpub or taproom would be nice.
  4. valleyofsheep

    valleyofsheep Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2012 Minnesota

    It's illegal in MN for a packaging brewery (i.e. Summit) to own or operate a brewpub (i.e. a restaurant). Rumor has it that Summit will start selling pints and tasters at the brewery soon, but they still won't be able to sell growlers or packaged beer out of the brewery. If you think the law is stupid then get in touch with your legislators and try to change it! The taproom bill was a start, but MN is still in the stone age compared to states like CO, OR and CA when it comes to alcoholic beverage laws.
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  5. oldglarus

    oldglarus Initiate (0) May 9, 2008 Wisconsin

    Hopefully this expansion includes a pipeline to my house.
  6. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    Isn't the new Surly brewery going to have food?
  7. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    hopefully. if they have food on par with cafe 28 (R.I.P.) that would rule so hard.
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  8. Lifeofbrian

    Lifeofbrian Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2010 Minnesota

    The Summit folks will be at Lift Bridge sometime in the coming weeks to see how LBB does business with their taproom.
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