Bill introduced to effectively expand growler sales to all Minnesota breweries

Bring in a growler to Third Street Brewhouse’s taproom for a refill, and you’ll come away empty-bottled. In August 2016, the Cold Spring, Minnesota–based brewery ceased filling growlers after it crossed the annual production limit of 20,000 barrels imposed by state law. They joined a growing list of breweries that cannot sell growlers at their locations, including Summit Brewing, August Schell […]

Questions about the 2017 legislative session? Ask the Minnesota Beer Activists

As the 2017 Minnesota legislative session gets underway, The Growler is working with Minnesota Beer Activists to answer your questions about the upcoming session as they relate to liquor laws in the state. Minnesota Beer Activists was founded in 2011 with a mission to “represent consumers’ interests through active engagement in education, legislation, and community […]

New Sunday Liquor Sales Bill Introduced by Minnesota House Republican

By Brian Kaufenberg Legislation gives municipalities ability to decide sales of off-sale liquor A renewed effort to end the ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota has a new proponent in the Minnesota House of Representatives. State Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) has introduced a new bill for the 2014 legislative session that would end […]