The number one ingredient in beer is water, and fish are also big fans of water. To help keep water flowing down the Mississippi River, a water source that one million Minnesotans get their drinking water from; including many local breweries, The Friends of the Mississippi (FMR) have collaborated with Fulton Beer, Great River Great Beer, Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop and Rahr Corp to create tasty beer and help conserve this powerful river.
Fulton Beer is hosting a launch party at their taproom for their new brew 72 Stretch, a limited-edition gose beer that honors the 72 miles of the Mississppi River flowing through the Twin Cities metro, on August 2nd. $1 from each pint of 72 Stretch sold will support FMR’s work to protect, restore, and enhance the river for everyone.
If you’re in the Minneapolis, MN tomorrow and like beer and fly fishing or maybe just the simple luxury of drinking clean water, then head down to Fulton Taproom at 5 p.m to celebrate all things river and beer.
If you aren’t in the Minneapolis area like me, then take a gander at FMR’s documentary Rebirth below and check out here to see other ways you can give to support their effors.