Jace Marti standing in front of the cypress tanks // Photo courtesy August Schell Brewing Co.

Sweet on Sours: Schell’s expanding sour program with new facility

August Schell Brewing Company has announced plans to build a new facility that will house ten cypress lagering tanks and an expanded home for … [Read more]

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Baba Savarin at Cossetta

There was this place in Rome that made incredible rum sponge cake. I'm not sure if it's still there, in fact, I wouldn't be surprised if it weren't. … [Read more]

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Books & Bars: Jeff Kamin’s band of beer lovers and bibliophiles

Spare time is a luxury, isn’t it? You have to work from 8am to 5pm, swing by the grocery store on the way home, walk the dog, cook up some Hamburger … [Read more]

Mankato Brewery receives the L'Etoile Du Nord // Phot via facebook.com/BWCAW

Winners Announced for Brews and Canoes Craft Beer Competition

Mankato Brewery takes top honors at the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness first-ever Brews and Canoes Craft Beer Competition. Fifty … [Read more]

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Bad Weather Brewing moving to St. Paul, building brewery on West Seventh Street

The forecast looks bright for Bad Weather Brewing as they finalize plans for their brewery in a 12,000 sq ft warehouse along St. Paul's West 7th … [Read more]

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The Growler’s Guide to Craft Beer at the Minnesota State Fair 2014

This year brings a new S'Mores Beer, the return of the popular Mini Donut Beer, and even more places to find your favorite craft beers. The … [Read more]

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Sneak Peek: The Third Bird

"Kim has vision for a space, injects an energy, and puts the right people in the right place like nobody I've ever seen before," claims Lucas … [Read more]

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Now Open (or Damn Close): New Breweries in Minnesota and Beyond

Each issue we take a look at a few new breweries on the craft beer scene. In issue 14 we take a closer look at Drekker Brewing (Fargo, ND), Oliphant … [Read more]

Jace Marti standing in front of the cypress tanks // Photo courtesy August Schell Brewing Co.

Sweet on Sours: Schell’s expanding sour program with new facility

August Schell Brewing Company has announced plans to build a new facility that will house ten cypress lagering tanks and an expanded home for Schell’s' popular new series of sour beers. Schell's acquired an abandoned farm on the outskirts of New Ulm … [Read more]

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Homebrew Recipe: Provisional Sour Belgian Brown

Plan ahead, that’s the ticket! It is entirely the wrong weather to drink something strong, dark, and malty—but experience tells us that six months from now, we might want a beer exactly like that. And unless you have refrigeration, it’s too hot to … [Read more]

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Schell’s Noble Star #4: Black Forest Cherry

The fourth interpretation in Schell's Berliner weisse series has landed. If you're not yet in the mood for changing leaves and sweater weather, you will be now. The malty base beer for Schell's Black Forest Cherry was aged for a full year in large … [Read more]

Chipotle Cultivate // Photos by Jeremy Zoss

Chipotle’s Cultivate Celebrates Sustainable Food, Live Music, and Local Beer

When you think of brands that host hip outdoor events, names like Red Bull and New Belgium Brewing may spring to mind. Chipotle, on the other hand, probably does not—at least not yet. It may not have featured the extreme sports of Red Bull … [Read more]

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The Growler’s Minnesota State Fair Bingo 2014

The Growler is headed to the Minnesota State Fair. What's that? You are too! Be sure to play our State Fair Bingo game for your chance to win the Grand Prize of Two (2) Tickets to the Summer Beer Dabbler at Midway Stadium on September 6.  Here's … [Read more]

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