Business North covers BevCraft’s launch, purpose & potential


Business North is the business journal serving northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. The paper recently stopped by the Bev-Craft office suite to discuss Bev-Craft’s mission and goals with Tim and Brad Nelson. “The 49-year-old entrepreneur is a household name in Minnesota’s brewing scene. … In forming a team for his new consulting firm, Nelson brought in three long time colleagues, all of whom have made a mark in the regional brewing industry.”

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BevCraft Tapped to Educate at the Minnesota State Fair Land of 10,000 Beers Exhibit


The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild annually showcases Minnesota’s beer scene at the Minnesota State Fair’s Land of 10,000 Beers exhibit. The hall includes Minnesota-made beer, Minnesota craft-beer history, brewing basics, and speakers. The Guild tapped Bev-Craft for several roles. Bev-Craft Brewer Dave Hoops was enlisted to select beers worthy of inclusion at the exhibit and to provide feedback to brewers on their creations.


Bev-Craft’s Director of Brands, Brad Nelson, and Surly Brewing Creative Director, Michael Berglund, discussed craft beer branding. Bev-Craft Director of Development, Tim Nelson, talked on building community around breweries with Rob Miller and Sarah Bonvallet of Dangerous Man Brewing.