The Mash-Up: Extra-dank releases for 4/20

With over 170 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 national breweries. Visit every Friday for the latest or sign up for a … [ Read more]

Hops and pot: How they’re related

Hops are a resinous, green flower, and from what Snoop Dogg taught me, so too is that sticky icky icky. But the similarities between hops and weed go well beyond how they look and feel. Not only did scientists confirm in 2012 that the two plants are genetically related, belonging to Cannabinaceae family, now further research is helping us understand … [ Read more]

78k bottles of beer stolen from Atlanta brewery

SweetWater Brewing Company is seeking to recover more than 3,000 cases of beer after two trailers of its summer variety pack were stolen from its Atlanta brewery early Tuesday morning. Authorities later found the trailers using GPS technology, and nearly a quarter of the 3,272 cases—containing 78,528 bottles of beer—were recovered. However, SweetWater said “we can … [ Read more]

Celebrating 4/20? Thank “the Waldos”

If your eyes glaze over at the thought of another unofficial holiday, you’re either still recovering from the damage you did to your retinas on April 14 for Look Up At The Sky Day or you’ve already started celebrating April 20, better known as “four-twenty,” better known as International Smoke Weed Day. Either way, as far … [ Read more]