Schell's Black Forest Cherry

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 … [Read more]

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The Mill: Global Microbrews, State Fair and More

The Mill is getting together. This time around, we're skipping the fried-on-a-stick, and declaring it a banner year for ice cream and beer. And beer … [Read more]

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UPDATE: Barley John’s Brew Pub Breaks Ground on New Production Facility in Western Wisconsin

By Megan Parker, @mnhockeyfan  [READ TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE FOR UPDATES FROM BARLEY JOHN'S] On the heels of winning their third … [Read more]

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Drinking Buddies

From beer stores to bars to dog-friendly events—a rundown of the best places in the Twin Cities for drinking with your dog. Being man’s best … [Read more]

KOABD 2014 - Nominations High Res

There is still time to enter your Kind-of-a-Big-Deal 2014 Nominations!

Nominations run from noon on August 15 to 11:59pm on August 31 Submit Your Nominations   … [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]

Schell's Black Forest Cherry

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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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 Minnesota State Fair officially began in 1859, one year after Minnesota became a state, to promote the … [Read more]

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Lucette Brewing set for brewery expansion, release of new canned beer

Lucette Brewing of Menomonie, Wisconsin, announced today its plans to expand its brewing facility by connecting the two current buildings on the property, adding a 57,000 lbs grain silo, and additional fermenters. The move will increase the brewery's … [Read more]

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