Where Have All the Award Shows Gone? How we’re honoring Minnesota’s musicians today

Right inside the front door of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame stands a towering replica of the state-shaped award for inductees. “This way when people walk in, you don’t have to tell ‘em where they’re at,” says executive director Dodie Wendinger. “We are in the heart of the town,” she adds. The town in … [ Read more]

The Best of Oktoberfest Minnesota 2014

It’s just about Oktoberfest time, so break out your lederhosen and dirndls and get ready for these local events. Any other Oktoberfest events we should add to the list? Tweet us @growlermag. Friday, September 19 The new Lowry Hill Dunn Brothers in Uptown will be tapping a firkin with Lift Bridge at 6pm. $10 gets you a … [ Read more]

Sessionable is Here to Stay: Schell’s to Release Arminius, Hoppy Pale Lager

The “Legendary” hoppy pale lager to bend German tradition August Schell Brewing has been in the business of brewing classic German styles for 154 years. From bocks, to kölsch, Gose, and Berliner weisse, Schell’s is dedicated to tradition, but the brewery is excited to announce a new beer that is a radical departure from their … [ Read more]

August Schell Brewing Co. Releases “Star of the North”

STAR OF THE NORTH will be available early NEXT WEEK in the Twin Cities metro area (Week of 7/15) The Star of the North, the first entry in Schell’s Noble Star Collection of Berlin-style wheat beers, has been crafted using a very rare, revived cypress fermentation tank. Schell’s restored the cypress tank, which was purchased … [ Read more]

Schell’s Chimney Sweep Debut

On Tuesday, November 14 Mayslack’s Bar in Northeast Minneapolis was host to the release of Schell’s Brewing Company‘s newest beer: Chimney Sweep Black Lager.  Brewmaster Jace Marti explained that the inspiration for the new beer comes from the time he recently spent in Germany, specifically Upper Franconia, as he combines three different styles of lager popular to … [ Read more]

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