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Doug Hoverson, author of the book "Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota," discusses beer Thursday at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Special to The Forum

Minnesota beer expert discusses state of suds

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MOORHEAD - Like a lot of other kids, Doug Hoverson developed a taste for beer in college.

Thankfully for Hoverson, and now all Minnesota beer drinkers, his friends had a taste for some of the better beers.


"I didn't really have part of my life where I was drinking Old Milwaukee because it was cheap. ... I was introduced to flavorful import beers," Hoverson says from his office at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minn., where he teaches social studies.

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