And The Beer Dazzler Award goes to…

Stay tuned for more details on our first annual #BeerDazzler Award — to be bestowed to the best beer at the fest tomorrow. #BDWC17 pic.twitter.com/SZCuOASZzV — The Growler Magazine (@growlermag) February 3, 2017 The Growler Magazine is proud to introduce The Beer Dazzler Award, making its debut tomorrow at the 8th Annual Beer Dabbler Winter … [ Read more]

Toast to the North: Dabbling in the great outdoors

Craft beer has become engrained in Minnesota culture. New breweries are always in the works, along with countless events highlighting the craft of beer. However, this wasn’t always the case. When the Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival, an outdoor, all-you-can-sample beer festival, started in 2010, Minnesota had fewer than a dozen breweries operating in the state. … [ Read more]

Minnesota celebrates The Great Northern from Jan. 26 to Feb. 5

Winter, to many Americans, is something to be endured indoors. Minnesotans, however, have proven for more than a century that the cold, snow-blanketed winter months are best enjoyed outdoors. In 1885, a report by traveling newspaper correspondents from the East Coast stating that Minnesota, in general, was another Siberia, unfit for human habitation in winter, led to the creation … [ Read more]

PHOTOS: 2016 Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival

They came. They saw. They dabbled. Almost 9,000 people descended on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Feb. 6 for the 2016 Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival. With temperatures in the 30s for much of the festival and a brief snow/sleet mix that helped disperse the crowds just after beer officially stopped being poured, it seems … [ Read more]

Insider’s Guide to the 2016 Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival

Snow is falling, Rice Park is filled with ice sculptures, and darker beers are dominating local tap lines. Winter is here, friends, and with it comes our favorite cold-weather festival—The Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival. As a sister company to The Beer Dabbler and after seven years of sipping beers in every weather condition that Minnesota’s … [ Read more]

Win tickets to the 2016 Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler before they go on sale

The beer festival that could only happen in Minnesota is returning for a seventh year and The Growler has your chance at a pair of tickets before they go on sale to the general public. The 2016 Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler returns to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Feb. 6, 2016, from 3:30–7:30pm with more than … [ Read more]

What’s on Tap in December 2013 and January 2014

Things you should do and see during the darkest months of the year. December 4th Excelsior Tap Takeover & Mr. Jimmy’s Ruby Ale Release The Happy Gnome 498 Selby Avenue, St. Paul // 5–9pm Excelsior Brewing Co. will be releasing their latest, Mr. Jimmy’s Ruby Ale, at the Happy Gnome with a tap takeover. Chat … [ Read more]

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