Dave Munson plays to a crowded Fulton Brewing Co. patio // Photo by Joe Alton

Mike Munson Played 10 Live Shows at 10 Breweries in 5 Days

From July 22 until July 26, Winona blues musician Mike Munson traversed the Mississippi River Valley and followed Highway 61 up to the North Shore of … [Read more]

All Pints North 2014

Weekend Events Preview: All Pints North, Tour de Fat, Nordeast Brewers Block Party

July is coming to a close and summer days grow shorter—all the more reason to get outdoors and enjoy each minute of daylight (and moonlight for that … [Read more]

Roets Jordan Brewery

UPDATE: Landslide Deals Roets Jordan Brewery a Big Blow

By Brian Martucci One of the metro area's most ambitious brewery projects is on hold, and may need to find a new home altogether, after a … [Read more]

Summit Owner Mark Stutrud recipe planning with Jay and Sandy Boss Febbo, owners of Bang Brewing Co. // Photo by Chip Walton, Summit Brewing Co.

Collab Beers Announced for ‘In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft’

Some of Minnesota's favorite craft breweries are ready to announce their collaboration beers for the first ever 'In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft' … [Read more]

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Let’s Get Happy! Soberfish

So many things about Soberfish would suggest a lack of focus. The Seward neighborhood restaurant has all the hallmarks of pan-Asian fusion confusion. … [Read more]

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In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft (Beer)

The Growler, in partnership with Red Stag Supperclub, is hosting the Twin Cities' first ever beer collaboration festival on August 3rd in Northeast … [Read more]

LSD Spritzer at Dunn Bros.

Beer & Wine Cocktails at Lowry Hill Dunn Bros.

When asked if I prefer Starbucks or Caribou, my answer is Dunn Brothers. The difference among the chains, for me as a black coffee drinker, is Dunn … [Read more]

Issue 13 Cover Art by David Witt -- via Renoir

A Look Back: The Growler Celebrates 2 Years in Print

Two years is a long time. It takes less time for Mars to make a full orbit of the sun. Here's some perspective: when we started printing The Growler, … [Read more]

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Show Me the Money: Crowdfunding Your Brewery

A Technical Guide to Securities Laws and Crowdfunding No legal issue involved with starting a brewery is more complicated and costly than obtaining equity capital. There are numerous requirements in both federal and state securities laws that … [Read more]

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Now Open (Or Damn Close): Bank Brewing

Now Open (or Damn Close) heads west to Bank Brewing, near the South Dakota border. By Brian Kaufenberg Photos courtesy Bank Brewing In the small town of Hendricks, MN, on the South Dakota border, Bank Brewing recently opened a new craft … [Read more]

Summit Owner Mark Stutrud recipe planning with Jay and Sandy Boss Febbo, owners of Bang Brewing Co. // Photo by Chip Walton, Summit Brewing Co.

Collab Beers Announced for ‘In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft’

Some of Minnesota's favorite craft breweries are ready to announce their collaboration beers for the first ever 'In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft' on August 3rd, 2014. There is something special about the craft beer 'industry.' Craft … [Read more]

Beer Camp Across America // Courtesy of Sierra Nevada Brewing

Pack Up For Sierra Nevada’s Twin Cities Beer Camp

"This is the first time we've ever attempted this, and there's no model for what we're trying to do," says Stephen Cregan, Sierra Nevada's Twin Cities sales representative. "This is going to be the largest craft beer celebration in history." He's … [Read more]

InCahoots2014 Breweries

In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft (Beer)

The Growler, in partnership with Red Stag Supperclub, is hosting the Twin Cities' first ever beer collaboration festival on August 3rd in Northeast Minneapolis. "In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft" adds a twist to Red Stag's 8th Annual Block … [Read more]

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