Collab Beers: When Two is Better than One

Few events get a beer geek’s heart aflutter more than two (or more) of their favorite breweries collaborating on a beer. Often, this means some hazy IPA or sugar-saturated imperial stout will bring the bearded masses to industrial parks early on Saturday mornings, but not always. Highly-acclaimed breweries like Jester King, Side Project, and Oxbow … [ Read more]

What We’re Drinking: October 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. Great Lakes Brewing Company Turntable Pilsner – Maddie Greene, Social Media Coordinator This time of year always brings memories from my childhood. When you grow up in small … [ Read more]

Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale

Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ABV: 6.5% IBUs: 25  If there was ever a beer for St. Patrick’s Day, this is it. Conway’s Irish Ale pours a light reddish-amber hue with a slight cinnamon spiciness in the nose. The flavor is very malt forward, leading in with toasty biscuit notes and a bit of fruitiness before … [ Read more]

Duluth’s Pike Lake Liquor Reviews Some Brews for October-November 2013

Pike Lake Liquor facebook.com/pikelakeliquor 5686 Miller Trunk Hwy Duluth, MN 55811 218-729-6474 Open since May of 1990, Pike Lake Liquor has remained a father-son operation fueled by the desire to remain a leader in our market. This has been accomplished by the constant expansion of both product and square footage as we’ve strived to introduce … [ Read more]