When residents aren't busy walking in a winter wonderland, they can easily find themselves wading through stacks of paper. Minnesota's intense regulations make it so entrepreneurs not only need a lot of licenses, but must apply via lengthy and intricate processes. Of course, the clean air and friendly communities make it a pleasurable place to do business.
In Minnesota, brewpubs are popular and offer patrons opportunities to enjoy specialty and craft beers. Typically, brewpubs operate as restaurants with special beer licenses. Because of their alcohol and food service, brewpubs usually need licensing from state and local governments and in some cases both county and city agencies.