Blacklist Artisan Ales opens taproom in downtown Duluth

Duluth’s reputation as a superior beer destination was further solidified this November with the opening of Blacklist Artisan Ales’ new 20-barrel brewery and taproom on East Superior Street. Since its founding in 2012, Blacklist has operated out of a small warehouse without a taproom on Second Street. In January of 2016, the brewery announced it […]

Brewer Profile: Brian Schanzenbach of Blacklist Artisan Ales

The summer after freshman year of college, Brian Schanzenbach and Jon Loss built a raft and floated down the Mississippi River for five days. Their parents begged them not to do it, actually offering the two boys money in an attempt to talk them out of it. But the lifelong friends wouldn’t be swayed. They […]

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What We’re Drinking: Early June edition

Welcome back to What We’re Drinking, the new bi-weekly feature wherein The Growler editorial staff look back on a recent remarkable beverage. What are you drinking, Growler Nation? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. After a rainy start, Memorial Day weekend ended with a warm, sunny beer-drinking kind of day—and The Growler team took […]

Blacklist Artisan Ales expands distribution around Minnesota

Months after announcing their expansion into a new brewery and taproom space in downtown Duluth, Blacklist Artisan Ales has signed a distribution agreement with Clear River Beverage Company. Clear River will distribute Blacklist products to 17 counties within and surrounding the Twin Cities market, including Aitkin, Pine, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Benton, Sherburne, Isanti, Chisago, Wright, Hennepin, Anoka, […]

Blacklist Artisan Ales to open new brewery and taproom in Duluth

Blacklist Artisan Ales announced Sunday it is opening a new brewery and taproom in a historic building on Superior Street in Duluth, Minnesota. The 5,700-square-foot building at 120 East Superior Street was built in 1908 as a hotel and was most recently occupied by the notorious Last Place On Earth, which forfeited the building to federal […]

Blacklist Makrut Wit

Blacklist Artisan Ales Makrut Wit 8.0% ABV We may be more than 4,000 miles away from Belgium, but the people at Blacklist Artisan Ales are making sure that we aren’t that far removed from tasting Belgian-style beers. Their Makrut Wit is a Belgian-style witbier with a hint of lime, providing the hazy, dark-golden treat that brings […]