With over 175 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 … [ Read more]
The Mash-Up: Fruited Beers and All Pints North special releases
Opinion: “Lady-beers” an insult to the women of craft beer
Yesterday we asked: Is there really a need for women-targeted beer? Today, Kaleigh Dunn responded. Kristi McGuire, I have only one question for you. If you’re a master brewer and 20-year veteran in the business, tell me this: What qualifies as “women-friendly beer?” I’ll be waiting. You can answer me at [email protected] And while we … [ Read more]
U.S. Brewery Count is at its highest point ever
The total number of U.S. breweries reached a record level in 2015, according to a year-end review from the Brewers Association. As of the end of November, there are now 4,144 breweries in the country, topping the historic high of 4,131 breweries in 1873. “This is a remarkable achievement, and it’s just the beginning,” Bart … [ Read more]
Shared Love: How craft brewers and homebrewers just can’t live without each other
The golden age is right now. With the highest number of breweries in over a century and an embarrassment of riches in terms of quality and selection, there has never been a better time to be a cerevisaphile in America.