Awards & Recognition

We’re not bragging… we’re just this proud.

But in all seriousness, we're grateful for the support and encouragement we've received over the years.
We couldn't do this without you.

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2023

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Triple IPA, Bronze, Not Bad For A Strip Mall Brewery

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2023

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Barrel Aged Strong Stout/Porter Extreme, Bronze, Barrel God Cuvée - 2023

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2023

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Dortmunder Export, Gold, Dortmunder

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2023

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Barrel Aged Sour Beer, Silver, Rene v.2

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2023

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Wood/Barrel Aged Scotch Ale, Silver, Little Black Rain Cloud

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Bottle Design / 7 – 21oz, Global, Waking the Grapevine Cabernet Beer/wine Hybrid aged in Wine Barrels

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Tap/Tap Room Experience / Creative Brewery Mural Or Installation (In/Outdoor), Gold, B.A.M. Nectar Breezeway Mural

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Tap/Tap Room Experience / Creative Brewery Mural Or Installation (In/Outdoor), Platinum, The Stave, Event Space Mural

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Original Video/Humor, Gold Tropical Fun Pants (TFP), Paddle North Giveaway

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design / 16 – 20oz, Platinum, Radiant Roadrunner

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design / 16 – 20oz, Platinum, Sexxxy Hops

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2023

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design / 16 – 20oz, Global Opulent Octopus

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2023

MN Brewers Cup

Best Art & Design

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2023

MN Brewers Cup

Wood-Aged Beers, 2nd, Barrel God Cuvée - '20/'21/'22 Blend

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2023

MN Brewers Cup

Wild, Sour & Funky Ales, 2nd, Rene v.2

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2023

MN Brewers Cup

Czech Lagers, 3rd, Dance in the Rain

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2022

Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer

Wild Beer Brett, 3rd, Loïs v.1

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2022

Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer

Strong Porter + Stout, 3rd, Barrel God Cuvée - '20/'21/'22 Blend

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2022

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Jornal

Top 25 Minnesota-Based Corporate Philanthropists - 19th

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2022

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Belgian Quadrupel, Bronze, Belgian Quad

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2022

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design: 16-20oz, Gold, B.A.M. Nectar

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2022

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design: 16-20oz, Gold, Tropical Fun Pants

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2022

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Craft Industry Campaign / Human Rights & Cause Related, Gold, Hen Pecks

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2022

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design / Collaboration, Platinum, Operation CoHoperation: Drekker

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2022

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design: 16-20oz, Global, B.A.M. Nectar

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2022

Untappd

The Best Hazy / New England-Style IPA of 2022, Hooey

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2021

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Barrel Aged German Lager, Bronze, BA Doppelbock

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2021

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Specialty - Peanut Butter, Bronze, CPB

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2021

MN Brewers Cup

Double & Specialty IPAs, 2nd, Blissful Ignorance

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2021

MN Brewers Cup

Wood Beers, 1st, Barrel God Cuvée - 2020/2021 Blend

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2021

MN Brewers Cup

Best Art & Design

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2021

Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer

Wild Beer Brett, 2nd, Boris v.1

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2021

Untappd

One of the 9 Best American & English Porters, CPB

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2021

Huckberry Magazine

Best Brewery in MN

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2021

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Packaging Design: Can, Platinum, Polarnattens Paradis

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2021

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Packaging Design: Can, Gold, Fashion Mullet

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2021

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Can Design: 16-20oz, Gold, West Coast Bias

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2021

Thrillist Magazine

34 Best IPAs in the US, Hooey

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2020

Brewski Awards

Best of the Year, 8 Count

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2020

Brewski Awards

Platinum, 8 Count

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2020

Brewski Awards

Platinum, Belgian Blonde

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2020

Brewski Awards

Platinum, CPB

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2020

Brewski Awards

Gold, Fashion Mullet

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2020

Brewski Awards

Silver, Lateralus: Cacao & Marshmallow

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2020

Brewski Awards

Bronze, Make IPA Piney Again

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2020

Brewski Awards

Bronze, Star Damage: Tangerine & Cashmere

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2020

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Dopple / Strong Bock, Gold, Doppelbock

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2020

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Specialty - Peanut Butter, Bronze, CPB

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2020

U.S. Open Beer Championship

Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer, Bronze, Rubuscubus

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2020

Great American Beer Festival

German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock, Bronze, Doppelbock

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2020

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Best Packaging Design: Can, Platinum, Coffee Shop Assault Vehicle

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2020

Thrillist Magazine

34 Best IPAs in the US, Hooey

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2019

MN Brewers Cup

American DIPAs, 1st, Blissful Ignorance

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2019

MN Brewers Cup

American DIPAs, 3rd, Straight Hash Homie

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2019

MN Brewers Cup

Barrel Aged (Non-Sour), 3rd, Nightwitch

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2019

MN Brewers Cup

Best Beer Art

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2019

MN Brewers Cup

Best Collaboration, Lupulin Brewing & Mankato Brewing, Hero Hazy DIPA

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2019

Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota

Honoree

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2018

Growler Magazine Kind-of-a-Big-Deal

Double IPA, Gold, Blissful Ignorance

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2018

Growler Magazine Kind-of-a-Big-Deal

Hazy/New England, Silver, Hooey

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2018

Growler Magazine Kind-of-a-Big-Deal

Can Art, Silver, Hooey

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2018

Best of City Pages

Best Suburban Brewery

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2018

Monticello Brewfest

Best Brewery

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2018

Thrillist Magazine

33 Best IPAs in the US, Hooey

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2018

Brewers Association

29th Fastest Growing Brewery

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2017

Great American Beer Festival (GABF)

Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest, Gold, Dortmunder

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2017

Untapped Best Beer of Summer for Minnesota

Hooey

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2017

Monticello Brewfest

Best Brewery

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2017

Monticello Taste of Town

Best Beverage

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2017

Taste of Elk River

Best Overall Vendor

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2016

Monticello Brewfest

Best Brewery

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2016

Meet Your Maker

People's Choice Award

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2016

Taste of Elk River

People’s Choice Award, Best Beverage

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2015

Monticello Brewfest

Best Brewery

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2015

MN Brewers Guild Autumn Brew Review

Best Beer

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