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These are the 16 new, exclusive beers at the Minnesota State Fair this year

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This story is part of our 2017 Minnesota State Fair Music, Food & Beer Guide.

There are more than two dozen boozy beverages at the Great Minnesota Get-Together this year that you won't find anywhere else.

Ever since Lift Bridge Brewery introduced us to Mini Donut Beer a few years ago, Minnesota State Fair-inspired beers have become an annual tradition.

And this year's gimmicky brews sound pretty delicious. There are 28 exclusive drinks at this year's fair (see a full list here), 12 of which are returning. Here's a look at the 16 that are making their debut.

Adult Red Bull Slushie

It's a still malt beverage (non-carbonated beer brewed in Minnesota by Insight Brewing) mixed with Red Bull in a slushie machine. It has an ABV of 8 percent. 

Where to get it: LuLu's Public House in the West End Market. 

The Shandlot

The Shandlot is Bauhaus Brew Labs' take on a classic shandy. It has an ABV of 4.5 percent. 

Where to get it: The Ball Park Cafe, located on the east side of Underwood Street between Dan Patch and Carnes avenues. 

Hungarian Cherry Wheat Ale

The brew is red in color and is described as a super fruity wheat ale that's malty and rich, with an ABV of 5 percent. The beer is by Bent Brewstillery and a 2016 Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Gold Medal winner.

Where to get it: The Ball Park Cafe, located on the east side of Underwood Street between Dan Patch and Carnes avenues. 

Mosaic Kanū

This brew by Bent Paddle Brewing is a session pale ale that's made with a "boatload" of Mosaic hops to give it tropical and fruity flavors. It has an ABV of 4.8 percent. 

Where to get it: The Ball Park Cafe, located on the east side of Underwood Street between Dan Patch and Carnes avenues. 

Coasters Beer Malt

This beer malt is made with vanilla ice cream, malt powder and vanilla bean flavor, and blended with Boulder Beer's Shake Chocolate Porter. The Colorado-made beer has an ABV of 5.9 percent. 

Where to get it: Coasters, located on the southeast corner of Carnes Avenue and Liggett Street. 

Cotton Candy Bubble Trouble

This drink is cotton candy in a champagne flute, which is then doused with Cannon River Winery's Sparkle Edelweiss. 

Where to get it: The Hideaway Speakeasy, located in the Veranda on the upper level of the Grandstand.

Dill Pickle Beer

This American-style ale by Barley John's Brew Pub is dry hopped with fresh dill horseradish and spices, and garnished with a dill pickle and havarti dill cheese. It has an ABV of 4.2 percent. 

Where to get it: Giggles' Campfire Grill, located on the southeast corner of Lee Avenue and Cooper Street, at The North Woods.

Duke of Cuke

This light lager by Insight Brewing is infused with cucumber for a "refreshing, crisp sipper" that'll quench your thirst. It has an ABV of 5.5 percent. 

Where to get it: LuLu's Public House in the West End Market.

 Kirby Pucker

This sour wheat beer by East Lake Brewery is a take on the Berliner Weisse with notes of fresh citrus. It has an ABV of 4 percent. 

Where to get it: The Ball Park Cafe, located on the east side of Underwood Street between Dan Patch and Carnes avenues.

Grapefruit Ode IPA

Castle Danger's Ode IPA is infused with grapefruit to make a hoppy, yet fruity, beer. It has an ABV of 6.8 percent.

Where to get it: O'Gara's at the Fair, located on the southwest corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Cosgrove Street. 

Lemon Sunshine

This limoncello-inspired ale by Bad Weather Brewing is a pilsner combined with lemon flavors and a touch of tartness. It has an ABV of 5.1 percent. 

Where to get it: Mancini's al Fresco, located on the north side of Carnes Avenue between Nelson and Underwood streets. 

Lingonberry Lager

This lager by 612 Brew is golden in color and features sweet and tart flavors from the Scandinavian berry. It has an ABV of 5 percent. 

Where to get it: Coasters, located on the southeast corner of Carnes Avenue and Liggett Street. 

Ordinary Mary

This take on a bloody Mary is made with a neutral still malt (non-carbonated beer brewed by Insight Brewing), then placed into bottles and poured into a 20-ounce glass mixed with handcrafted bloody Mary mix. It comes with a celery stick and lime garnish. It has an ABV of 8 percent. 

Where to get it: LuLu's Public House in the West End Market.

Raspberry Hard Cider

Sociable Cider Werks took Honeycrisp, Haralson and SweeTango apples, and brewed the cider with some raspberry puree to give the tart cider some sweetness. It has an ABV of 6.4 percent and is gluten free.

Where to get it: Giggles' Campfire Grill, located on the southeast corner of Lee Avenue and Cooper Street, at The North Woods. 

Red, Light and Blu Frozen Beer

A red citrus sangria beer layered with Grain Belt Frozen Blue and Grain Belt Premium Light.

Where to get it: The Schell’s Pavilion, located at West End Market.

Summit Lazy Sipper

A refreshing blonde ale by Summit Brewing that has complex malt notes of toast, breadcrumb and graham cracker. It's made with all Minnesota-grown ingredients and has an ABV of 4.9 percent. (Note: This is the beer Summit had the naming contest for.) 

Where to get it: Shanghaied Henri's and the Summit Booth, located at the International Bazaar (and really close to the GoMN tent). 

Some favorites are back

There are some returning favorites that'll be back this year, too. 

That includes Lift Bridge's Mini Donut Beer, Big Wood Brewery's Chocolate Chip Cookie Beer, Fulton's Frontier Amarillo IPA, Freehouse's Caramel Apple Pi Beer, Schell's/Grain Belt's Frozen Red Citrus Sangria Beer, Excelsior Brewing's Maple Bacon Brown, and others. See a full list here

And you can check out our reviews of last year's new brews (some of which are back for 2017).

This story is part of our 2017 Minnesota State Fair Music, Food & Beer Guide.

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