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Published October 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Craft Distilleries

Bartley Blume of Bent Brewstillery is photographed with a couple of his stills in Roseville, Minn. on Oct. 18, 2013. Blume plans to make both spirits and beer at his facility. A 2011 change in state law that drastically lowered the cost of starting a small distillery in Minnesota. The law was aimed mainly at allowing craft breweries to sell their beer at on-site taprooms, but it also slashed the fee for starting a distillery from $30,000 to just over $1,000. (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, John Doman)
Read the article: Craft distilleries starting to simmer in Minnesota