The Rise of HammerHeart and Morning Roundup

Norse-mythos themed HammerHeart Brewing plans to open a brewery and taproom in Lino Lakes, the City of Minneapolis puts alcohol licenses for the nightclubs Envy and Bootleggers in jeopardy, a behind-the-scenes look at the packaging for Bliss Granola (including its two new Bircher Muesli flavors), a visit to Blue Door Pub in St. Paul (here’s our write-up on the Lumberjack Blucy), Erika Rokke of France 44 teams up with Ken Liss of Premier Cheese Shop to open Sunfish Cellars in Lilydale, a French-style bistro called French Hen prepares to open on Selby, a Q&A with Tim Niver of the Strip Club, a new gourmet local soda called Wisco Pop bubbles up in Madison, and Kitchen Window has an amazing-looking knife forging event coming up next Tuesday [PDF with details].