The Post-Holiday Roundup (Beer Edition)

Motor Trend makes a big Midwestern beer run and stocks up on New Glarus and Dave’s BrewFarm product; a taste of Schell’s Snowstorm; Summit’s ninth Unchained beer will be Dunkel Weizen by brewer Eric Bloomquist; Trout Caviar looks back at 2011 and a surprising pumpkin seed harvest; the Well-Fed Guide to Life visits Pat’s Tap; the opening of Cafe Southside at 34th and Chicago; former Corner Table chef Lisa Hanson will be opening a restaurant called Mona in downtown Minneapolis; a historic flour mill offering organic flour burns down in Freeport, MN; a new Fitger’s-tied brewpub called Tycoons Zenith Alehouse opens; and Mankato Brewery has begun distributing its first line of beer, a Cologne, Germany-styled ale called “Mankato Original.”