Loading Events

« All Events

Zenith City on Tap

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Every Wednesday in February Glensheen presents Zenith City On Tap, a series of talks on the history of Duluth by author and historian Tony Dierckins, publisher of Duluth’s Zenith City Press.

February 27: Naturally Better: 150 Years of Brewing Beer with Lake Superior Water

Prussian immigrant Gustav Kiene first brewed his Lake Superior Ale on Minnesota Point in 1869, making 2019 the 150th anniversary of brewing with Lake Superior water. This presentation covers the history of making beer in Duluth and Superior—both the oldest and newest industry in the Twin Ports—from the pioneer days of the 1860s through the 20th century’s four major breweries (Fitger’s, People’s, Northern, Duluth Brewing & Malting) and on to the craft brewers of today, explaining why Lake Superior is the key ingredient to making naturally better beer.

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(218) 726-8910
Website:
https://glensheen.org/

Pin It on Pinterest