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Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Minneapolis musician Joe Kopel (left) and David Allen, from Hatton, N.D., took the stage Friday night at Half Brothers Brewing Company in downtown Grand Forks.

Devon Abler, A&C Editor

April 8, 2018

It’s 8:30 on a Friday night and Half Brothers Brewing Company is alive with the sound of voices and laughter flirting with one another through the air. It may feel like the second arrival of winter in April, yet thanks to the warmth of community that one feels when walking through the front doors, one fo...

Where to get a cold one after the big game

Half Brothers Brewing Company offers a number of unique beers, including gose beers which have strong salt notes and bright flavors.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 18, 2017

Grand Forks isn’t known for its breweries, but in late 2015 Rhombus expanded their famous pizza place to include their own beers. The community was excited to finally have a brewery to add to the many restaurants that take space in the Grand Cities. Two years later the brewery is still thriving. T...

New brew in town

Half Brothers Brewing Company will offer 11 beers at their grand opening on Friday, October 6, 2017 in downtown Grand Forks.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 4, 2017

“Local. Local. Local.” Chad Gunderson’s goal is to make his brewery a community space for the people of Grand Forks. From the artwork hung on the wall to the local bands that will play for the whole brewery to hear, he wanted to create a space that everyone could enjoy. Although he grew up in Be...

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