2018 Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket

Meet the new champion

Castle Danger wins big.

Castle Danger crushes Surly

After a stunningly one-sided upset, the Two Harbors brewery is the 2018 Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket champion.
(1) Surly
66%
(16) Bad Weather
34%
Castle Danger (2)
63%
Steel Toe (15)
37%
Bent Paddle (3)
71%
Bauhaus (14)
29%
(4) Schell's
56%
(13) Junkyard
44%
(5) Summit
58%
(12) Fair State
42%
Dangerous Man (6)
71%
Insight (11)
29%
Indeed (7)
53%
Barrel Theory (10)
47%
(8) Fulton
59%
(9) Lift Bridge
41%
Surly
50.3%
Summit
49.7%
Fulton
54%
Schell's
46%
Castle Danger
54%
Dangerous Man
46%
Bent Paddle
55%
Indeed
45%
Surly
51%
Fulton
49%
Castle Danger
51%
Bent Paddle
49%
Surly
27%
Castle Danger
73%
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Eat & Drink
April 6
Castle Danger is the winner of the 2018 Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket.

Castle Danger is the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket champion

The Two Harbors brewery's massive upset win over Surly crowns it king of Minnesota beers.
Eat & Drink
March 29
Surly, Castle Danger squeak into Beer Bracket final after last-minute victories

Surly, Castle Danger squeak into Beer Bracket final after last-minute victories

The No. 1 and the No. 2 seeds barely survived the Foamy Four, coming from behind to defeat their opponents.
Eat & Drink
March 26
Beer bracket drama as reigning champ Schell's falls, Surly barely hangs on

Beer bracket drama as reigning champ Schell's falls, Surly barely hangs on

Surly beat rival Summit by only 57 votes to advance to the Foamy Four.
Eat & Drink
March 22
Danger! Danger! Big matchups ahead in Beer Bracket's Ale-ite Eight

Danger! Danger! Big matchups ahead in Beer Bracket's Ale-ite Eight

See which Minnesota breweries survived the opening round, and then get ready to vote in the Ale-ite Eight round Tuesday morning.
Eat & Drink
March 16
Three of the breweries in this year's Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket field.

Surly is the brewery to beat in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket

The votes are in and the field of 16 Minnesota breweries is set, with a mix of newcomers and perennial powerhouses.
Eat & Drink
March 9
Schell's beer rose above the other state brews to win the 2017 Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket.

How Schell's beat out the favorites in last year's Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket

The state's oldest brewery stunned beer fans with upset after upset in our inaugural brewery competition.
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