Lift Bridge Brewery’s Pickin’ and Grinnin’ Festival

hops from Lift Bridge Brewery

Natalie Champa Jennings / Heavy Table

Bands, beers, and a bratwurst dinner were the payment offered to the couple hundred craft beer fans who helped Lift Bridge Brewery finish the processing of the hop harvest last Friday. The hop cone-picking event, called Pickin’ and Grinnin’, was key to the creation of Lift Bridge Brewing’s annual limited-edition fresh hop-flavored beer called Harvester.

hops and beers from the Lift Bridge hops festival

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    1. […] MN hosted a hop picking event recently called Pickin’ and Grinnin’ on the brew floor. The event featured music, hops from Hippity Hops Farms, and of course, a lot of delicious […]

    2. […] Join us for this annual event to celebrate the hop harvest here in Minnesota.  Since the early days, we have been growing our own hops for our annual fresh hop brew called Harvestör™.  We have outgrown the garage and the backyard hop garden.  We have partnered up with our friends at Hippity Hops Farms in Forest Lake, MN.  They grow organic hops right here in Washington County.  Last year we enlisted your help to pick the hops at the brewery.  Not sure what to expect?  Check out the Heavy Table article from last year. […]

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    4. […] your help to pick the hops at the brewery.  Not sure what to expect?  Check out the Heavy Table article about the […]

    5. […] your help to pick the hops at the brewery.  Not sure what to expect?  Check out the Heavy Table article about the […]

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