Welcome to

The Open House for
Glewwe's Castle Brewery, 
Prior Lake, Minnesota USA

Home Made Root Beer since 1994



People keep asking about how we do all the stuff we do,
so we decided to have an Open House to let them see for themselves.

Come Visit Us!

The brewery patio is open Saturdays for "Curb-side service"
May thru mid-October
9am - 2pm

Urgent Announcement !!

Due to conditions beyond our control,
August 28 Open House is Cancelled.


We are also Open on specific (mostly on) Sundays
June thru October
1pm - 5pm

This Year's Sunday events (2022):  May 22, June 5, June 26, July 10, August 14, August 28, September 18, and October 2

and a Saturday event (2022):  June 11


What is can be better than relaxing with the traditional and public domain music of America?

What drink goes best with Bluegrass?  Celtic?  Americana?  Yodeling?
Come find out with us.

with Special Musical Guests like:

Aubrey Connett (June 5)
2020 Edin Prairie HS Graduate, Smart, and she can fiddle with the best of them.

Ben Manning
Born in Bangor, Wales; he plays the guitar and occasionally picks up the mandolin;
he vocalizes old-timey songs

Bill Cagley
Music of all ages for all ages; including
old time country, cowboy, sixties folk, bluegrass, and lots more

Broken Heartland String Band
Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk, Americana, Folk

Celtic Cat and Prairie Dog
Celtic and traditional Americana music

Country Squirrels
Country & Swing

Elgin Foster (or his facebook page)
Incorporating finger style, jazz, heavy metal and blues 

Flatt and Square
Folk and Celtic music 

Flemming Fold
Americana (bluegrass, country, old-time, gospel...) and Alpine folk music with yodeling

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra
Fuses an eclectic mix of original and traditional bluegrass-edged tunes with jazz and world/fusion elements

Greenwood Tree
Celtic music of the British Isles

Jugsluggers (June 26)
A tradition of fine acoustic music covering a wide range of genres

Lehto & Wright
Celtic, American folk and folk-rock

Long Time Gone
"Golden Era" of Bluegrass

Mac McPherson & Friends Jam Session (May 22 & Sept. 26)
Whatever comes to mind

Pete's Pool Hall (July 10)
a mix of bluegrass, old-time country and traditional music

Platte Valley Boys
  Bluegrass

Pluralistic Society
a musical collage with a variety of musical genres

Prairie Potluck (June 11)
bluegrass and on a Saturday afternoon no less

Pride of the Prairie (or their facebook page)
little bit of bluegrass, old-time and classic country music

Prairie Wind
Country/Bluegrass

Robert Bozaich (August 14)
  Energetic, Fun, Nostalgic, Unforgettable & Prior Lake Local

Urgent Announcement !!

Due to conditions beyond our control,
August 28 Open House is Cancelled.

 Steve West and the Northern Stars (August 28)
  unique blend of bluegrass, country, folk, and blues acoustic music

Switched at Birth (Sept. 18)
  unique blend of bluegrass, country, folk, and blues acoustic music

Brian is bringing his infamous Booyah at the
September 18 Open House.

Booyah is a thick water base stew that is cooked slowly, believed to have originated in Belgium, and made throughout the Upper Midwestern United States.  In addition to a variety of seasonings, It gets its rich flavor from cooking the meats with the bones in and can contain chicken, beef and pork.  It also contains numerous vegetables such as carrots, peas, corn, rutabaga, and cabbage to name a few.

Tim Fast
  unique blend of bluegrass, country, folk, and blues acoustic music

U Can Jug or Nots
  Playing jug music, with Ukes, Cans, etc.  They might even have a jug.

The Zillionaires (or their facebook page)
  P
laying original music from a wide swath of musical styles. A variety band, yes indeed.


Or how about joining us with an afternoon of socializing

We have been known to provide some foods.
Especially if it is made with one of our beverages.

or you may bring and share some food and join the fun. 
Things that are always appreciated are:

Minnesota Hot Dish

Kettle of Soup or Chili

Summer Salad

Crackers, Sausage & Cheese

Pie



Watch fresh apples ground into bits and pressed into fresh apple juice.
(just the first step for making true apple cider)

How do you make apple juice?  cider?  What does it taste like?
Come find out with us.


Pairings with Lindt Chocolate!! 

What variation of chocolate goes with root beer? ginger beer?  other sodas? 
or how about ales?  wines?  ciders?
Come find out with us.



Check out our upcoming events for this year.

Here is a map & directions

Here are some things you may see and do.


People start arriving at 1pm and come 'n go most of the afternoon.


The humble brewery.


Demonstrations on apple pressing,


Demonstrations on soda making and bottling


and even talk on how to make beer, wine, cider and mead at home.

U Can Jug or Nots

Flemming Fold
            playing in 2013  Celtic
            Cat and Prairie Dog  Flatt and
          Square
or just sit back and listen to some local musicians


And a helpful staff, if you want to buy some of the sodas before you go home.


And maybe Laurel will forget to clothe Aphrodites.

It should be a wonderful day.  Thank you for your friendship over the years.


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