The Mash-Up: Father’s Day releases and celebrations abound, from Fair State to Big Lake

With over 150 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 growlermag.com every Friday for the latest or sign up for a weekly email. … [ Read more]

The Mash-Up: Donuts, dinosaurs, and fruited sour beers to kick off summer

With over 150 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 growlermag.com every Friday for the latest or sign up for a weekly email. … [ Read more]

Lake Monster Brewing: A canning conversion

The month of October is a time of change, from leaves transitioning to autumnal hues, to the weather becoming more brisk. And with this switching of the seasons comes another change–Lake Monster Brewing will begin selling its beer in 12-ounce cans. The St. Paul brewery not only announced it is shifting to cans this October, but also … [ Read more]

Summit announces Unchained #22 Zingiber Cream Ale

Summit Brewing Company’s latest installment in their Unchained Series, which gives brewers absolute freedom to design new beers from their ingredients to their packaging, is Zingiber Cream Ale from brewer Christian Dixon. This is the 22nd beer in the series, which will be available on draft and in six-packs of 12oz. cans the second week … [ Read more]

Badger Hill debuts two new beers in ‘Porch Pounder’ split six-pack

Badger Hill Brewing is gearing up for summer in the best way possible: with two new beers in a split six-pack they’re dubbing the “Porch Pounder.” The first of the two is Hop Hill Pale Ale, a 5.2% ABV, 45 IBU citrusy pale ale brewed with Centennial and CTZ hops, and pale, Carapils, and Munich … [ Read more]

Just in time for summer: Summit 30th Anniversary Keller Pils

With forecasted highs in the 70s and 80s for the next week, Summit Brewing couldn’t have picked a better time to release the second beer in their 30th Anniversary Series: Keller Pils. According to Summit, the beer seeks to highlight the unique flavor characteristics associated with a classic German pilsner malt, while recognizing the contributions to … [ Read more]

UPDATE: The Bruery is coming to Minnesota, beer list announced

Orange County, California’s, The Bruery is expanding distribution into Minnesota beginning in early June. The Bruery was founded in 2008 and focuses on barrel-aged and experimental beers. It takes its name from founder Patrick Rue’s family surname. Expect to see The Bruery’s nationally-distributed beers on shelves in late May or early June, which includes their Jardinier … [ Read more]

Door County Brewing releases Sideshow IPA

Door County Brewing Company announced today the release of a their first ever IPA. Sideshow Door County Style IPA blends a traditional IPA recipe with the Belgian yeast strain unique to the brewery. Head brewer Danny McMahon spent months experimenting and refining the recipe with the goal of showcasing both yeast and hops and ensuring neither … [ Read more]

Big Wood Brewery’s FINE! IPA is first bottle release in new ‘Taproom Series’

Introducing the first release in our new super-limited Taproom Series line of 750ml bombers, the FINE! IPA!! #MNBeer pic.twitter.com/rzBawd0X5Y — Big Wood Brewery (@BigWoodBrewery) March 15, 2016 Big Wood Brewery is on a quest to bring their White Bear Lake taproom to your living room. FINE! IPA is the first release in a new “Taproom Series” … [ Read more]

Fitger’s Brewhouse releases limited Constellation Series beers

The brewers at Duluth’s Fitger’s Brewhouse are embracing their darker sides in a new series of limited-edition beers. The five Constellation Series beers, which debuted at Winterfest and range from a Czech dark lager to a strong dark sour ale, are each named for a different constellation and fall on the high side of the SRM … [ Read more]

Eastlake to release Vietnamese/Belgian Strong and Increasingly Lost Saison this week

On Wednesday, Eastlake Brewery will release two long-awaited beers. Eye of the Tiger, Eastlake’s annual late-winter seasonal, is a Belgian Strong Dark Ale with ingredients influenced by Vietnamese cuisine: ginger, coriander, jasmine rice, palm sugar, and coconut. New in bottles: Increasinly Lost Saison, a beer called “particularly tasty” by Michael Agnew. Grab one at the … [ Read more]

New Beers: New Belgium Citradelic Tangerine IPA & Glütiny Pale Ale

Santa came early in the form of the New Belgium Beer Fairy today. Due out in early January are two new year-round beers from the Fort Collins, Colorado, brewery. Citradelic Tangerine IPA is a fruity, citrusy 6% ABV IPA brewed with tangerines and citra hops. It’s intensely aromatic and the fruit character comes through clearly … [ Read more]

New beer: Victory releases limited bourbon barrel-aged Java Cask

Black Friday, meet your match. Victory Brewing has dubbed today “Dark Wednesday” and for the fourth year in a row has released a beer to mark the occasion. At 14.3% ABV, Java Cask is the strongest beer Victory has ever produced. According to Victory, the beer is a deeply complex chocolate malt-tinged stout, aged in bourbon … [ Read more]

New Beer Alert: Lift Bridge’s The Warden Milk Stout

For a city whose history is inextricably linked to Minnesota’s first prison, it was only a matter of time until Stillwater’s Lift Bridge Brewing Company released a beer like their new seasonal, The Warden Milk Stout. The beer’s name and packaging harken back to the Minnesota Territorial Prison, which was established in 1853 before Minnesota’s statehood and operated … [ Read more]

PRESS RELEASE: Bauhaus to debut new winter seasonal Über Düber Bock

PRESS RELEASE: To kick off the New Year with a bang, Bauhaus Brew Labs announces the release of their second winter seasonal, the strangely awesome Über Düber. Loosely based on traditional German bock beer—but hopped up and super funky—it is a 7% malty, smooth ale with some unconventional oceanic hop additions for an incredibly unique, hoppy experience. … [ 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