What We’re Drinking: July 2017

Welcome back to What We’re Drinking, wherein The Growler editorial staff look back on a recent remarkable beverage. What are you drinking, Growler Nation? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Steel Toe Brewing Sommer Vice Hefe-Weizen Ale – Brian Kaufenberg, Managing Editor A tall glass of hazy hefeweizen on a shady terrace overlooking the water is the perfect … [ Read more]

Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale latest in Game of Thrones beer series

Raise your goblets, Game of Thrones fanatics. Not only is season six of the popular HBO series returning on April 24, but Brewery Ommegang has announced the release of the latest beer in its Game of Thrones series: Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale. From the Brewery Ommegang website: Seven Hells! Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale, the newest … [ Read more]

Brewery Ommegang’s recognizes brewers working the graveyard shift with new beer

While we’re tucked into bed, sound asleep, they’re there at the brewhouse in the dead of night mashing in, cellaring, and packaging beer. They are “shadow brewers”—the men and women making sure the fermenters are full so the store shelves stay fully stocked. Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown, New York, is releasing a new beer this winter to recognize the … [ Read more]

Autumn Brew Review 2015 Recap

There is a quote often attributed to Benjamin Franklin that reads, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” While the evidence suggests the original quote was about wine and not beer, craft beer fans will never argue with the sentiment. Nor would anyone argue with the phrase, “Autumn Brew Review … [ Read more]

The Mill: Art Crawl, Fall Fetes, BrewDogs and more

The Mill is getting breezy. We’re weathering the gusts and sneaking in some long bike rides. We’re playing Kubb before the snow blankets our fields (have you found Issue 16 yet? If not #snagamag now!). What’s on tap for you this week in The Mill? Tweet us @growlermag. Events: First two dozen pints come with … [ Read more]

Ommegang Adoration

Ommegang Adoration ABV: 10.0% A rich bouquet of dates, dark cherry and pecan praline is balanced by notes of leather and tobacco. A warming, boozy spice cuts the brown sugar sweetness on the palate. Delicately spiced with coriander, cardamom, mace, grains of paradise, and sweet orange peel, this semisweet Belgian Christmas ale would go great with … [ Read more]