The nonprofit teaching Minnesotans about ranked choice voting one beer festival at a time

Voting your favorite brewery to best of the fest recognition has long been a standard practice at beer festivals. But for some events, it’s the ballot itself—not the beers on it—that are the focus. Check the ballot at your next event, and chances are it’s powered by FairVote Minnesota, a non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting … [ Read more]

The Mash-Up: Shakopee Brewhall debuts, plus ABR and other big beer events bring fresh flavors

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 national breweries. Visit growlermag.com every Friday for the latest or sign up for a weekly … [ Read more]

Twin Cities’ best sausage makers compete for your votes to be crowned “Best of the Wurst”

Let’s get all the “sausage fest” jokes out of the way right now, because this event is no laughing matter—when 26 of the Twin Cities’ best restaurants and delis compete to see who makes the best sausage in town, it’s serious business. Best of the Wurst is the name of the game, and it’s going … [ Read more]