Fitgers and Duluth Pack present Duluth Pack Pale Ale

Duluth Pack and Fitger’s Brewhouse Brewery and Grill are once again combining their creative minds and gracing beer lovers with a collaboration beer: Duluth Pack Pale Ale. In 2013, they partnered to create a customized specialty growler pack. Now, they have something to go inside of it. “Having the opportunity to have a brew in reference to Duluth … [ Read more]

Homegrown Hempen Ale Returns to Fitger’s Brewhouse

The Homegrown Music Festival is returning to the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis., April 26 – May 3 and along with it comes the return of Fitger’s Brewhouse’s “gateway beer,” Homegrown Hempen Ale. Described as a “full-bodied amber ale,” the beer is brewed with ground hemp seeds and carries an ABV of … [ Read more]

The Mill: Tandem Brewing and UV Resistance

The Mill is running a little slow this week. We’re still a little groggy from the all the sun, brats and brews over the holiday weekend. But we have good things to look forward to: Sisyphus opening, breweries collaborating, and one of our favorite festivals is just around the corner. Do you have any beer … [ Read more]

The Mill: Fitger’s Expands and More

The Mill is easing in to the summer routine. We’re smoothing out our tan lines, adjusting our biking routes around flood waters, and taking advantage of the long nights. Do you have any inside beer info? Or just want to get worked in a game of bocce at Republic? Let me know @johnpgarland. Announcements: Endion … [ Read more]

Minnesota’s Brewpubs: Where Fresh Craft Beer Meets its Culinary Match

Where fresh craft beer meets its culinary match By Doug Hoverson  As the United States emerged from Prohibition, lawmakers sought to make sure that the close economic links between brewers and saloons, and the political and moral corruption that sometimes resulted, would not be reproduced in the new era. The three-tier system separated the manufacturer … [ Read more]

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It’s a nice day for a ‘Wit Wedding’

Fitger’s Brewhouse in Duluth is serving a special edition beer for owner Tim Nelson’s wedding. The beer is a white IPA called ‘Wit Wedding.’ It’s got a 5.7% ABV, a spicy medium body, and an assertive hop profile featuring citrus. The spice notes balance the wheat and the Belgian yeasts add pleasant esters. Duluth cartoonist Chris Monroe did … [ Read more]

Deep Thoughts with Dave Hoops

by Dave Hoops, Master Brewer at Fitger’s Brewhouse The Growler is pleased to introduce a new column by Dave Hoops, Master Brewer at Fitger’s Brewhouse. Each issue, Dave will share his thoughts of a brewer. This edition includes Dave’s highlights from his trip to the Great American Beer Festival. For those of you unaware of … [ Read more]

North Shore Excursions

By Emily Weiss We’re all familiar with wine and cheese pairings, their decidedly masculine equivalent of scotch and cigar parties, and of course any dabbler worth their salt knows the boundless pleasure of matching the right beer with its ideal burger mate, but let us venture outside the realm of food and smokes and think … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20