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The Growler’s Complete Guide to Beer at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is known for its golden brown, deliciously deep fried foods on-a-stick, but there's another culinary crusade those of us 21 and older can undertake—sampling through all the creative beer concoctions.  The Growler is … [Read More...]

30 Years in the Brew City: Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery celebrates craft brewing milestone

As a Milwaukee girl, beer runs deep in my family. And there was one name that almost always made the list of beverages in the cooler for a weekend away: Lakefront. Bottles of Fixed Gear, Riverwest Stein, and Hop Jockey Double IPA would chill next to … [Read More...]

The Mash-Up: Oktoberfests are coming! Plus, State Fair specialty beers are announced

With well over 100 breweries now pouring their beer in Minnesota, there’s always something new to try. To keep you up-to-date, we present The Mash-Up—our weekly rundown of new beers and seasonal releases in Minnesota from your favorite local and … [Read More...]

Cold Spring Brewing Company sells to private equity firm, Brynwood Partners

Cold Spring Brewing has been sold to private equity firm. Brynwood Partners, a Connecticut-based company, announced it has acquired Cold Spring Brewing Company from the Lenore family. Founded in 1874 in Cold Spring, Minnesota, the company has … [Read More...]

The Mash-Up: Summer Sours and Celebrations

With well over 100 breweries now pouring their beer in Minnesota, there’s always something new to try. To keep you up-to-date, we present The Mash-Up—our weekly rundown of new beers and seasonal releases in Minnesota from your favorite local and … [Read More...]

San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

Anchor Brewing, an esteemed American craft beer brand with original roots dating back to the California gold rush, has been sold to Japan’s Sapporo Holdings. The landmark deal with the international beer giant had been in the works for a year, … [Read More...]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): 12welve Eyes Brewing

Three friends, three pairs of thick-rimmed glasses, and one pipe dream. Elliot Grosse, Dalton Buchta, and Karl Eicher have been friends since they were waiting at their suburban St. Paul bus stop. A decade later, the men were still goofing around … [Read More...]

The Mash-Up: Superior beers for All Pints North weekend and In Cahoots! Collaborations

With well over 100 breweries now pouring their beer in Minnesota, there’s always something new to try. To keep you up-to-date, we present The Mash-Up—our weekly rundown of new beers and seasonal releases in Minnesota from your favorite local and … [Read More...]

Collaborations for a Cause: 14 breweries pair up for charity at In Cahoots! 2017

Each year, the Red Stag Supperclub and The Growler Magazine bring together Minnesota breweries for some collaborative beer brewing and friendly competition. On August 6, 2017, In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft Brewing returns with 14 breweries … [Read More...]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Three Twenty Brewing Company

By family and for family, Three Twenty Brewing Company is reviving a long-forgotten brewing tradition and revitalizing a historic building in Pine City. The ultimate goal? Community unity. And great beer, of course. Co-founders Nick and … [Read More...]

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