Minnesota man competes for world beer-pouring title

Sean Besser Hank recently won the title of the United States' best beer pourer. WCCO reports that the St. Paul native will travel to South America this weekend to compete for the title of world's best beer dispenser.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

With Minnesota desperate for sporting accolades and athletes to believe in as of late, Sean Besser Hank stands as the state's most recent chance to claim a world champion.

Next Up

Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota legal marijuana bill headed for House vote for first time ever

The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.

Douglas Schroeder

Appeal to find 59-year-old man missing from Edina

Douglas Schroeder was last seen on Thursday.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Woman found fatally shot in downtown parking ramp

It happened on 9th Street South between LaSalle and Hennepin.

duluth police department

Woman critical after Duluth stabbing, man suffers broken leg

Police have released sparse details about the incident.

Screen Shot 2021-05-08 at 10.01.38 PM

Police: Man, 20, killed his older sister in Chanhassen

Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov's playmaking, Rask's OT winner on display against Ducks

The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.

Tyler Duffey

Twins offense, bullpen continue to struggle against Tigers

The Tigers scored five runs in the seventh inning in a 7-3 defeat.

ambulance

Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

motorcycle

Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

Screen Shot 2021-05-08 at 9.15.09 AM

Chinese rocket debris to crash somewhere on Earth this weekend

Minnesota appears to be just outside of it's massive potential crash zone.

Related

Beer battle brewing: Minnesota vs. Wisconsin

Here's another thing Minnesota and Wisconsin can argue about: Who has the best microbrews? At the Border Battle Beer Fest, 100 different beers from the two states will face off at Somerset Amphitheater in Wisconsin, just 30 miles outside the Twin Cities.

Maids compete in 'Housekeeping Olympics' in Hibbing

Teams from hotels and motels in the Iron Range will compete against one another in this year's Housekeeping Olympics. Events include laundry-folding and bed-making contests.

Lindsey Vonn wins 10th World Cup title

The Burnsville native dominated the downhill field Saturday and will look to secure her 11th title with a super-G win Sunday.

Wisconsin couple to compete on 'Amazing Race'

Maj. Dave Brown and his wife Rachel of Madison will be among 12 couples competing for $1 million on the CBS game show. Dave is a Wisconsin Army National Guard officer. He says his 16 years of service and deployments to Iraq should help with challenges. The 20th season of the "Amazing Race" debuts Sunday, February 19.

25 historic sites in Minnesota compete for $1M

The public can vote for their favorite historic places -- like the Basilica, Ft. Snelling and the State Fair Grandstand -- on Facebook through next month. The winner will be awarded $1 million in grants from the Partners in Preservation.

'Brad the Beer Guy' attributes chance Obama meeting to 'Beer Karma'

WCCO connects with Bloomington-native Brad Magerkurt, who was traveling to Iowa this week and bumped into the President Obama's entourage at a diner. Magerkurt shook the president's hand and said, "I am Brad the Beer Guy" ... the president then gave Magerkurt a very special gift. Turns out, the move was a very strategic political move by the tall skinny guy up for re-election in November.

Vonn clinches 4th World Cup title

More hardware for skiing legend Lindsey Vonn. She won her fourth World Cup title today in Sweden. The Minnesota native tells USA Today “it’s been an incredible season.” Sure has. She won this latest crown with five races left on the calendar.