Bauhaus Brew Blog

November 2016 Posts

We've got a little news to share with y'all.

You may have noticed we've had a couple of pretty crazy years here at Bauhaus. From day one, the doors on this place were blown off and we've been going at full capacity ever since. And, even though we have tripled our opening cellar capacity, we are still scraping to keep up with you thirsty folks.

We are incredibly proud of our sales and distribution team, and the extended family we have built over the past two and a half years. To have pushed self distribution as far as we have is possible only because of their hard work and the incredible support from both our retail partners and Hauslers all around the Twin Cities.

Today, we are on the verge of our biggest expansion yet, one that will push us to the maximum annual production levels allowed for self-distribution in Minnesota. With that, we’re incredibly excited to announce that we are partnering with the best craft beer distributor in the state. While we focus on brewing loads more beer, our friends at Artisan will make it available far and wide all over Minnesota.

Moving beyond self-distribution meant finding the perfect distributor to partner with. Artisan is a distributor that knows and respects the craft beer business as much as the brewery itself. We know that Artisan will enthusiastically represent Bauhaus with the same passion, integrity, and complete weirdness that we do.

Another beautiful factor behind the Bauhaus/Artisan partnership is that both are family businesses. The values and approach to business Artisan takes mirrors our own, and their long-standing traditions have allowed them to stay true to their brand all these years, which is something we’re working to do ourselves.

With that, we wish you & yours an excellent holiday season.


The Bauhaus Familie

We are delighted to announce the return of our winter seasonal, the smooth and silky Baltic Porter that answers to the name of Winterloper.

This ultimate celebration beer clocks in at 8.0% ABV and is as velvety as your great uncle’s holiday blazer. Winterloper is based on traditional beers from countries near the Baltic Sea. Derived from English porters but influenced by Russian Imperial Stouts, it serves a rich blend of malt flavors expressing caramel and dried fruit with a smooth, roasty finish.

Winterloper will be arriving onto the scene in dazzling, newly-designed, limited-run 750mL bomber bottles the week of November 28th at select Twin Cities retailers. This smooth operator is also on tap at Bauhaus’ Northeast Minneapolis taproom as well as select bars and restaurants in the metro area. To commemorate the grand return of Winterloper, we teamed up with Urban Mountain to put our stop-motion skills to the test with this wonderfully festive promo spot:

Alongside the return of Winterloper, we kicks off the holidays with two special events this week: a Black Tuesday Industry Night on November 22nd and the brewery’s Third Annual Made-By-Hands Holiday Extra-Vaganza on Sunday, November 27th. Black Tuesday Industry Night kicks off at 7:00 p.m. featuring discounted pints and DJ’d tunes spun by Billy and Paddy of Dillinger Four. The Made By Hands Sale will take place this Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., where beer lovers and holiday shoppers alike can scope out unique gifts, support local artists and sip some of our delicious brews all at once. Based on the success of last year’s Made-By-Hands event, we are doubling the size of the sale with a heated tent on its spacious patio to allow for prime shopping and sipping.