Sweet taste of rivalry: Day Block & Lucette brew ‘stadium series’ beer for Vikings-Packers game

Teddy or not, Vikings fans are prepping for the season opener at U.S. Bank Stadium against the Green Bay Packers on September 18, and so is one local brewpub. Day Block Brewing, just minutes away from the new stadium, has something extra special on tap to stoke the rivalry between all the Vikings and Packers fans that will undoubtedly … [ Read more]

Lucette Brewing set for brewery expansion, release of new canned beer

Lucette Brewing of Menomonie, Wisconsin, announced today its plans to expand its brewing facility by connecting the two current buildings on the property, adding a 57,000 lbs grain silo, and additional fermenters. The move will increase the brewery’s efficiency, capacity, and overall  experience for visitors—not to mention the creation of several new jobs. The expansion … [ Read more]

Chasing the Beer Scene in Western Wisconsin, Part Two

By Emily Weiss In the last issue of The Growler we explored Western Wisconsin, pairing beers from its well-established craft brewery scene with some of the area’s most worthwhile outdoor excursions. In this issue we’re continuing this tour of our neighbors to the east, looking to the charming smaller towns and vibrant larger cities of … [ Read more]