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Brews and Canoes: Beer Tasting and Awards Celebration

What are you doing Wednesday?  Consider checking out Brews and Canoes at Aria in Minneapolis. Tickets are $30 in advanced and $40 at the door. Join the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Chowgirls Catering, and nine great breweries for a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Bent Paddle, Big Wood, Dangerous Man, Indeed, Lake Monster, Lift Bridge, Mankato Brewing, Northgate, and Summit are competing in five categories that represent the values embedded in the Wilderness Act. Admission includes samples of all entries in the Brews and Canoes contest, a commemorative tasting glass, appetizers from Chowgirls Catering, and live music from The Boomchucks and the Roe Family Singers. Attendees will also vote for their favorite, and a “People’s Choice” award will be given based on the results. Designated driver and under 21 tickets are available, and include food and non-alcoholic beverages. IFull pours of beer and wine will also be available for purchase. –