The Growler Giveaway: Win A Martin Backpacker Steel String Acoustic Guitar

Twin Town Guitars is the music store by and for musicians. Founded in August 1997, and owned by Andrew and Carrie Bell, the vision for the shop is simple: Get it done honestly, quickly, correctly, and affordably. The staff is made up of musicians, who are in the studio and on the stage, who know … [ Read more]

18 brewers and distillers are ‘In Cahoots!’ for collaborative block party on August 5

Camaraderie and competition are back at it for another delicious go-around with the 12th iteration of In Cahoots! A Collaboration of Craft. Each year, the Red Stag Supperclub and The Growler Magazine bring together craft brewers to create special beers for Red Stag’s free block party, but 2018 is the biggest yet. Seventeen breweries and … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Easy

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Easy Age: DOB approx. 1/31/14 Gender: Male Breed: Catahoula Leopard Dog Weight: 58 lbs Dog friendly: Yes Cat friendly: Yes Kid friendly: Yes House trained: Yes Crate trained: Does better left out Energy level: Moderate … [ Read more]

The Growler Giveaway: Win Six All-Inclusive Tickets to Valleyfair

With more than 75 rides and attractions, Valleyfair is the Twin Cities’ premiere amusement park. The park was created and built by two local businessmen who wanted to provide entertainment for the entire family. In August of 1974, construction of Valleyfair began. When the park opened in 1976, it included extensive land development, rides, attractions, … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Sammy

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Sammy Age: DOB approx. 08/05/17 Gender: Male Breed: Retriever / Terrier / Mixed (medium coat) Weight: 40 lbs Dog friendly: Yes Cat friendly: Yes Kid friendly: Yes House trained: Yes Crate trained: Yes (but does … [ Read more]

Vine Park is now the first majority Hmong-owned brewery

Touyer Moua grew up in the Twin Cities hearing from the elders in the Hmong community about the fermenting traditions they left behind. “Back in our old country, Laos, our elders… they would brew their own rice wine,” Moua began explaining. “From that perspective, there is history as far as making your own alcoholic drink. … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Freddie Mercury

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Freddie Mercury Age: DOB approx. 7/18/08 Gender: Male Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Weight: 55 lbs Dog friendly: No Cat friendly: No Kid friendly: Yes (but doesn’t live with any) House trained: … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Sabine

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Sabine Age: 4 years Gender: Female Breed: Labrador Retriever / Hound (short coat) Weight: 30 lbs Dog friendly: Yes Cat friendly: No Kid friendly: Yes (considerate and calm children only, she is frightened with … [ Read more]

Win Tickets to Hopped Up Caribou Festival’s Beer Garden

This summer, Caribou Highlands Lodge in Lutsen, Minnesota, will be hosting the 8th Annual Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival.The festival runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday July 13, 14, and 15 in the Sawtooth Mountains in Lutsen, Minnesota. Now, The Growler Magazine is offering you a chance to win two Beer Garden tickets, which allow you … [ Read more]

Enter For Your Chance To Win Two Tickets To The Blue Ox Music Festival

For its fourth year, the Blue Ox Music Festival is back, welcoming music lovers with a loaded lineup of rootsy musicians and bands to come play within the pine and hardwood forests just outside of Eau Claire. For three summery nights, June 14–16, the festival will showcase some of the hottest bluegrass, roots, and Americana … [ Read more]

Win Two Tickets to Hotlist for No Kid Hungry

One in six kids nationally are food insecure, meaning they regularly do not know where their next meal is coming from. The Growler, and Share Our Strength—a national nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America—are partnering to give one winner two complimentary tickets to the Hotlist for No Kid Hungry event on June 21. Through … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Bean Dip

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Bean Dip Age: 6 months Gender: Male Breed: Manchester Terrier / Xoloitzcuintle / Mixed (short coat) Weight: 26 lbs Dog friendly: Yes Cat friendly: TBD Kid friendly: TBD House trained: In progress Crate trained: In … [ Read more]

4 Minnesota breweries score medals at World Beer Cup 2018

The 2018 Craft Brewers Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, came to a close Thursday night with the awards ceremony for the bi-annual World Beer Cup competition, and four beers from Minnesota breweries were decorated with medals. More than 8,000 entries from 66 countries were pitted against each other in this year’s global beer competition, called … [ Read more]

Grrrowler of the Month: Atticus

Each month we feature one up-for-adoption pooch from a local animal rescue. This month’s Grrrowler of the Month is presented by Secondhand Hounds. Name: Atticus Age: 6 years Gender: Male Breed: Miniature Schnauzer / Terrier Weight: 14 lbs Dog friendly: Depends (see below) Cat friendly: Depends (see below) Kid friendly: TBD House trained: Yes Crate trained: No – … [ Read more]

The Growler Giveaway: Win A Watch From Continental Diamond

The Growler is partnering with Continental Diamond this May and offering readers a chance to win a watch. The lucky winner will have their choice between an Extreme Men’s Watch by Philip Stein (retail value of$800) or a Signature Deco Ladies Watch by Michele (retail value of $975), courtesy of Continental Diamond. Only one watch … [ Read more]