If a Swedish-origin crayfish celebration isn't reason enough to rejoice, this weekend's Kraftskiva! has upped the game with the limited-time Lodestar Kolsch-style ale, a collaboration between Fulton Brewing and Bachelor Farmer restaurant. Described as a dry-hopped rye Kolsch with juniper, the beer features a pilsner malt with rye, along with raw Minnesota wheat for mouthfeel and juniper berries added at the end to give a unique distinction.
With the end of summer closing in, this weekend boasts several festivals that offer a reason to enjoy some music in the outdoors before the realities of August take hold. Here's what's on tap: Why: It's an excuse to combine a 5K fun run with live music, craft beer and food trucks.