The Mash-Up: Breweries Double Down on Double IPA

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]

Bauhaus Brew Labs to debut the first in a new series of big beers

Bauhaus Brew Labs has gone off-the-wall—or rather, Over the Charts—with an entirely new series of beers. The Over the Charts series will be a departure from the Northeast Minneapolis brewery’s more sessionable beer recipes. And the first release in the on-going series is Sky-Ten! Double IPA, an amped up version of the Brew Labs’ Sky-Five! Midwest Cöast IPA. … [ Read more]

Dangerous Man creates new experimental double IPA for gamers

Dangerous Man Brewing is tapping a new experimental double IPA this Sunday* in collaboration with Octopus Tree, a local video game publisher that is launching its first three games at the taproom. The beer is based on Octopus Tree’s recently released action game, “Goliath,” in which players build giant robots to battle foes. Goliath Experimental Double IPA was crafted … [ Read more]

What We’re Drinking: Early April Edition

Welcome back to What We’re Drinking, the new bi-weekly feature 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. Coffee Chocolate Golden Ale at Birch’s On The Lake – John Garland, Senior Editor  I’m pretty sure that half of my high … [ Read more]

Summit Brewing Co. Unchained #18, Hop Silo Double IPA

Summit Brewing Co. Unchained #18, Hop Silo Double IPA 8.3% ABV, 101 IBU Summit has finally brewed a Double IPA, and it doesn’t disappoint! Beautiful aromas of citrus fruits and fresh-cut hay build anticipation. On the palate the intense hop flavors are an intriguing blend of citrus and earthy flavors. A sturdy backbone of UK … [ Read more]

Victory Dirt Wolf Double IPA

 Victory Dirt Wolf Double IPA ABV: 8.7% When the fine folks at Victory Brewing decided to introduce a new Double IPA, they didn’t have any qualms about utilizing some of the most desirable hops on the planet. Talk to any beer geek about Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic, and Chinook and it will conjure up feelings of tropical … [ Read more]