What We’re Drinking: May 2018

Welcome back to What We’re Drinking, wherein The Growler editorial staff look back on recent remarkable beverages. What are you drinking, Growler Nation? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.   Brian Kaufenberg, Managing Editor ■ Bauhaus Short Pants Lemon Shandy Sure, shandy has a bit of a black eye due to certain mass-market varieties. But Bauhaus Brew Labs’ … [ Read more]

The Mill: Santa Crawl, I AM ST PAUL!, and more

The Mill is ready for a long winter’s nap. Imperial stouts, braised meats, gingersnap cookies—truly the most wonderful time of the year. What’s on your radar in The Mill? Let us know @growlermag. Upcoming Events: TUESDAY 9: Easy & Oskey are mixing up cocktails at the Guthrie this evening from 6–7:30pm. The fete will take … [ Read more]

Autu(mn) Craft Beer Releases from Out-of-State Breweries

Autumn is just around the corner and to celebrate the change in seasons, craft brewers across the country are about to release their Fall-time seasonal beers. We’ve put together a list featuring just a few special beers that Minnesotans will be able to find on tap or at their local liquor stores this Fall, including … [ Read more]

Old Ale: Like a Fine Wine, But Better

A Style Profile of a Real Classic by Michael Agnew Hopped beers were first introduced into England from Holland sometime around 1400. Hops have preservative properties that stabilize beer and help prevent spoilage. Their arrival on the island allowed for the brewing of strong beers that were meant for aging. They were called “stale” beers; … [ Read more]