Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Stillwater City Council on Tuesday approved the first reading of an amendment that would allow the brewery to build a 30-seat outdoor patio along the southeast corner of the building.
It looks like Stillwater’s Lift Bridge Brewery may soon have outdoor seating. The Stillwater City Council on Tuesday approved the first reading of an amendment that would allow the brewery to build a 30-seat outdoor patio along the southeast corner of the building. The ordinance needs to be amended to allow a permit to be issued for outside sales in a business park zoning district. The proposal passed 4-0, with Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki absent. A second reading of the ordinance amendment will come back to council next month. The proposal calls for the 1,000 square-foot patio to be fenced in, and include additional off-street parking spaces. There is no intention of running a kitchen out of the brewery, Mark Balay, speaking on behalf of …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
McCollum made a stop at Valley Outreach, took a tour of Lift Bridge Brewery and visited with students at Stillwater Junior High on Thursday. The Fourth District Congresswoman also announced she will hold local casework hours the second Tuesday of every mo
Minnesota's Fourth District Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL) was in Stillwater Thursday, making stops at Valley Outreach, Lift Bridge Brewery and Stillwater Junior High. Stillwater became part of the Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota as the result of redistricting following the 2010 Census. Beginning Feb. 12, constituent services representatives from McCollum's office will be available the second Tuesday of every month from 9-11 a.m., at Stillwater City Hall to assist residents with federal agency casework. Residents of the Stillwater area can make an appointment in advance by contacting Congresswoman McCollum’s Minnesota office (651) 224-9191.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Lift Bridge Brewing Co. is celebrating the release of their latest barrel of aged beer, Silhouette, with an outdoor “ice taproom,” music, food, bonfires, and of course, Lift Bridge brews.
Lift Bridge Brewing Co. is celebrating the release of their latest barrel of aged beer, Silhouette, with an outdoor “ice taproom,” music, food, bonfires, and of course, Lift Bridge brews. The Silhouette release party is from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the brewery. The event is free, but reservations are encouraged. Here’s how the Lift Bridge guys describe the beer: Silhouette is as dark as a moonless night. Brewed in the style of a Russian Imperial Stout, aromas of coffee, molasses, chocolate, and prune meld with an intense dark roasted character. This complex beer is rich, full bodied and will warm the senses. Lift Bridge is releasing two versions of the brew—barreled and un-barreled. The barreled version was brewed in 2011 and has been aged in …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Do you have photos or videos of the beer dunk tank, vendors, beer-brat eating contest or your favorite BBQ at the St. Croix Brew-B-Que event at the Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater last weekend? Please, uploading them to this post.
The first annual St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event at Lift Bridge Brewery went down last weekend. The award winners in the People's Choice category were: 1st Place - Pour'n Stars - Andover 2nd Place - Big Guy's BBQ - Hudson 3rd Place - Surface Heat - Stillwater The winners in the Judge's Choice category were: 1st Place - Surface Heat - Stillwater 2nd Place - Brady's Brewhouse - New Richmond 3rd Place - Big Guy's BBQ - Hudson If you have photos or video from the event, please share by uploading it to this post. If you missed it, here's a few links describing what the Brew-B-Que was all about: Tickets Still Available for St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que Lift Bridge Brewery's Brad Glynn Talks St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event is happening Saturday afternoon at Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater. Lift Bridge Brewing Company co-owner Brad Glynn talks about brew, BBQ, beer dunk tanks and chicken races.
The St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event at Lift Bridge Brewery is fast approaching, but if you haven't gotten your ticket yet, there's still time. Tickets are still available—just click here to buy them. The event benefits Valley Outreach. The event is Saturday from 3-8 p.m. at the Lift Bridge Brewery. This week, one of the Lift Bridge Brewing Company owners, Brad Glynn, took the time to talk with Patch about the event. Here's what he had to say: Patch: As a brewer, in what ways are you hoping to see your beer used in tasty BBQ? Brad Glynn: Beer can be used many ways, because there is such a range of flavors within the beer itself—from roasty and sweet, to dry, citrusy and hoppy. It can be used as a marinade or worked into a sauce. In …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event is Saturday at the Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater. If you can cook up some great BBQ, there is still an opportunity to enter the competition.
Have you gotten your tickets for this weekend’s St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event at the Lift Bridge Brewery? If not, there’s no need to worry. Tickets are still available—just click here to buy them. The event benefits Valley Outreach. The event is Saturday from 3-8 p.m. at the Lift Bridge Brewery. If you can cook some great BBQ, there is still time to enter your team into the competition, too. To showcase your skills, click on this link to apply. If you choose to participate, some of your competition—professional teams and backyard grillers alike—include the Smokinistas from St. Croix Valley Landscaping in Osceola, Brady's Brewhouse in New Richmond and the Big Guys BBQ Team from Hudson, among others. “This event is a combination of what …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Croix Valley Steak Sauces, Lift Bridge Brewing Company and Heritage Liquor of Maplewood are throwing the inaugural St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que Festival at Lift Bridge Brewery on May 26.
Do you have the best BBQ on the block? Well, prove it. Croix Valley Steak Sauces, Lift Bridge Brewing Company and Heritage Liquor from Maplewood are throwing the inaugural St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que Festival, benefiting Valley Outreach. The rib and wing BBQ competition will be held at Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater on May 26 from 3-8 p.m., and is open to the public. Damon Holter, owner of Croix Valley Steak Sauces in Hudson, is seeking cooks from area restaurants, catering companies, BBQ teams and the backyard grillers alike. "Everyone thinks they have the best BBQ in the world, whether they do or not," Holter said. "Here's their chance (at their next party) to say, here's my ribs and there's my trophy saying I have the best BBQ on the…