Self Distribution in South Dakota

In early January, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard perked up the antennae of craft brewers and beer drinkers alike by proposing legislation to, among other things, increase the state’s cap on barrel production and allow brewers to self-distribute. South Dakota is one of thirteen states that still do not allow brewers to self-distribute, instead requiring them to go through a …

What is Hay Camp?

To walk into the rustic-sleek brewery and taproom downtown Rapid City, to see the reclaimed wood, the antique mining equipment, the commanding bison skull hanging above the row of gleaming taps, is to see an establishment looking beyond simply offering a solid product in a well-designed location. It’s a place nodding respectfully to the history and culture that defines the …