It’s All About Good Beer at Wooden Legs Brewing

The Wooden Legs Brewing Company has recently opened to thirsty craft beer fans in Brookings and the South Dakota State University community.  A Grand Opening Celebration is being planned for mid-June, so watch this blog for updates. I first met Seth Koch and Brant Mathiason in February 2011 when they were making test batches of beer on […]

Brookings Beer Expo Report

The Brookings Beer Expo was held December 8 at the Swiftel Center.  Organizers estimated the crowd at 250.  Participants were able to meet brewery representatives, taste over 50 beers, meet local brewers from Heist Brewing and Wooden Legs Brewing and learn about home brewing from the SDSU Brew Club. The room at the Swiftel Center […]

Brookings Beer Expo

The Swiftel Center in Brookings will be hosting the Brookings Beer Expo on Saturday December 8 from 2 pm – 6 pm.  This event will give beer enthusiasts a chance to try over 50 beers, meet company representatives and brewers.  Local breweries Heist Brewing and Wooden Legs Brewing will be present.  The SDSU Brew Club […]

SDSU Brew Club

    The SDSU Brew Club organized this spring for both students interested in homebrewing as well as Brookings area homebrewers.  The members have been meeting at South Dakota State University, in private homes, at Heist Brewing and at local bars.  Heist Brewing and Wooden Legs Brewing of Brookings have been mentoring the group. A wheat beer […]

Brownstone Beer Geek Night

The first Beer Geek Night will be held at the Brookings Brownstone Tuesday night January 17 at 8 pm.  The event costs $20 which includes three craft beers and a membership card good for 10% off all beers all of the time.  See you there! January 16 update – You must RSVP to brookingsbrownstone at […]


The Brownstone in Brookings, SD is now open.  This new eatery and bar is located in the former Coast to Coast Hardware (313 Main Avenue).  They have 35 beers on tap plus more in bottles.  Stay tuned for a more detailed update soon!