Zicke Zacke, Zicke Zacke! Hoist a stein at all the 2018 Oktoberfest events across Minnesota

On October 12, 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig I of Bavaria celebrated his marriage to Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen with the most boisterous party Munich had ever known, inviting everyone in the city to partake in the festivities. The party finally wrapped up five (!) days later with a final horse race. Thus began the annual … [ Read more]

What We’re Drinking: January 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 ★ New Glarus Cherry Stout This beer is less stout than it is cherry grand cru, but whatever you call it, it’s damn good. Sweet … [ Read more]

New Glarus geuze available Friday, cans of Moon Man on Monday

New Glarus Brewing is heading into summer with a slew of beer announcements. First up is the brewery’s first of three R&D releases for 2016. According to New Glarus, Vintage 2015 is an American geuze that is naturally coolship soured in New Glarus’ Wild Fruit Cave. The beer features Wisconsin wheat and aged Hallertau hops that impart citrus … [ Read more]

New Glarus Brewing to start canning beers this summer

Summer drinking just got a little better—if you’re from Wisconsin, that is. New Glarus Brewing Company, the nation’s 20th largest craft brewery, announced that it will begin packaging and selling its beers in cans starting this summer. Of course, as many craft beer drinkers know, New Glarus’ beer is only distributed in its homestate of … [ Read more]