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Local Brewery Awarded for Eco-Friendly Brewing

Created: November 05, 2019 06:05 PM

A brewery in Canal Park is using solar panels create some of your favorite beverages.

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Canal Park Brewery was recently voted America's favorite brew pub, in a competition that features breweries using solar energy. The brewery is being featured in the "What Fuels You - An Road Trip" tour around the state. 

"I think biggest thing we're really hoping is to kind of pave the way for other people to start doing he same thing,"said Ben Gipson, Head Brewer of Canal Park Brewery. "We're trying to become more eco-friendlly while making high quality beer and food here."

The road trip is showcasing electric vehicle travel and inspiring people doing things to help the planet.

"There's a little bit of sunshine in every beer here," said Erika Gilsdorf, producer for What Fuels You - An Road Trip. "You get to come and enjoy and see what people are doing up here."

Minnesota Power is a sponsor of the road trip.  MnDOT, General Mills, and the American Lung Association also sponsored the trip.

There will be a premiere party in Duluth to show the films shot in Duluth on road trip, coming up in January or February.

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