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The Four Core Components of Craft Beer Part One: Water

How much water is in beer? Lots. And it's very important. Rightfully so. Beer, like humans, is comprised mostly of water. Typical ratios are 90 - 95% which is why it's so important. Water alone can't be taken at face value; there are plenty of characteristics at play that affects a beer's quality.

by John Torgerson on January 28

Six Brews That Rise to the Top when Temperatures Drop

What makes a winter beer the best winter beer? Here's a list of six craft and winter beer styles that make our list of seasonal beers to try now that the temps are lower, the days shorter, and sunlight is short-lived.

by John Torgerson on November 21

How the Beer-Drinking Demographic is Changing -- and What You Should Do About It

If you haven't jumped on the beer bandwagon yet, now's the time. Beer drinking is on the rise, and experts say this trend will continue. If you're not sure how to incorporate beer into your restaurant, here are some tips from Bernick's.

by John Torgerson on September 11
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An IPA, Ale, and a Sour Walk into a Bar …

IPA, ales, and sours. The craft beer industry is a dynamic one and it can feel like changes happen monthly or seasonally. What should you be serving your customers? Here are three Minnesota-based craft beers that Bernick's says are a must try for summer 2018.

by John Torgerson on June 5

What Summer Beers to Look for in 2018

Summer brews you can't miss including international beer, local crafts, and other summer brews that play off beer trends new in 2018.

by Scott Oeffling on March 21

What New Beer is Coming Out in 2018?

What new beers are coming out in 2018? We've got innovation from classic brands like Sam Adams and Corona, plus Henry's Hard Soda and Sparkling, and rosé ciders.

by Scott Oeffling on December 13
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Canned ‘Hard’ Coffee is Happening with Bad Larry’s Brand

Introducing Bad Larry’s Cold Hard Coffee, a canned RTD product expected to hit shelves first in Minnesota and Wisconsin, Distributed by Bernick's.

by Eve Miller on July 24

#MNFLAGSHIPBREWS: Poster With Purpose

Bernick's #MNFLAGSHIPBREWS project had a single goal: to celebrate the craft beer movement in the state of Minnesota. See the completed project.

by Scott Oeffling on February 17

Crafts, Classics, and Imports for Every Holiday List

What are you serving and buying your holiday guests this year? Let Bernick's help you out!

by Scott Oeffling on December 15
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The Ins and Outs of Tap Line Cleaning

Beer regardless of domestic, craft, or otherwise deserves (and demands!) to be poured through clean tap lines. Here's why this is so important to this industry.

by Scott Oeffling on December 5