Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide

Dave is co-founder of The Duluth Experience and all-around Duluth enthusiast. When not home brewing or mountain biking on Duluth's world-class trail system, Dave enjoys fishing on Lake Superior, listening to live music, cooking and traveling. After years of denial, Dave is a huge fan of brussels sprouts.
Duluth Cideries

Duluth Cideries Win Big

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 22, 2019

National Honors For Duluth Cideries At 2019 Cider Championship Great news from the world of craft cider.. both of Duluth’s homegrown cideries have brought home medals from the prestigious U.S.

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Experience Is The True Key To Happiness

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 18, 2019

The Long-Lasting Impact of Experience We’ve been digging into the growing body of research on the importance of human experience and the links between experience, happiness, social cohesion and –

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Local Brew Supports Duluth Veterans

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 11, 2019

Canal Park Brewing’s Veterans Tribute On Tap In Duluth Our friends at Canal Park Brewing have crafted a big beer for a big reason. The new Veteran’s Tribute Triple IPA

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5 Ways to Honor Military Service on Veterans Day in Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 11, 2019

Great Options for Celebrating our Veterans First… Some Background on Veterans Day Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and was first observed on November 11, 1919 to commemorate

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Date Night Ideas for Beer Lovers In Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 31, 2019

Crafting Romantic Evenings In Duluth Duluth has a bunch of great date night options for a fun (and delicious) night out with your beer-lover lover. And in a town that

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Private Bike Tours In Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 23, 2019

Expanded Lineup Means More Customization It’s been a big year for The Duluth Experience. We made a handful of important and, oftentimes, difficult decisions that have helped set the stage

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Duluth’s Award Winning Breweries

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 14, 2019

The History of Award-Winning Brews In Duluth & Superior The Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior have become synonymous with high-quality brewing. What we refer to as The North Shore

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Ursa Minor Brewing Wins At GABF

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 9, 2019

The Ursa Minor Team Brings Home GABF Medal It’s that time of year again – where the best of the best descend on Denver, Colorado to compete for the best

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Earth Rider Wins Gold At Great American Beer Festival

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 8, 2019

Local Brewery Wins Big At GABF! It’s that time of year again – where the best of the best descend on Denver, Colorado to compete for the best beer in

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