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Crafted to Last: Forthcoming film documents Minnesota craft-brew boom

With Minnesota brewers old and new embracing craft beer as never before, filmmaker Dave Okar attempts to document the styles.

Minnesota has been undergoing a brewery boom in the past few years, with a new brewery seeming to open its doors every week. With all these new brewers stirring the kettle, Minnesota craft beer now encompasses a huge variety of styles. To try to get a handle on just what Minnesota beer looks like these days, ‘Crafted to Last,’ a forthcoming documentary from CDDF Productions, talks to brewers from across the state about the beers they like to drink, the beers they like to brew and what makes for an ideal craft brew.