Minnesota, land of 'Amber Waters'
St. Paul, Minn. — The interesting and colorful evolution of beermaking in Minnesota is documented in a new book published by the University of Minnesota Press.
"Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota" follows the changing industry as it goes from local to regional to national, and back again.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with author Doug Hoverson, who says before Minnesota became a territory in 1849, beer was something you made at home.
- Morning Edition, 12/19/2007, 6:50 a.m.