What We’re Drinking: May 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. Olvalde Farm and Brewing Co. Rollingstoner – John Garland, Senior Editor I love the beer Joe Pond is making in Rollingstone. He uses old-school techniques that make … [ Read more]

Beers for Bob: 10 perfect pairings honoring Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan became the first singer-songwriter to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” In honor of this achievement by one of Minnesota’s most recognizable native sons, here are 10 of our favorite Dylan songs or albums and their perfect Minnesota beer … [ Read more]

Beer/Cheese: Auroch’s Horn and Brigid’s Abbey

Half the fun of this craft beer boom is exploring its variety. We get to experience new techniques, tastes and ideas. We’re able to enjoy things that can’t necessarily happen on a large scale, made by people whose concern is injecting a unique personality into their product. Auroch’s Horn from Olvalde Farm and Brewing Co. is a prime … [ Read more]

Roulade of Stuffed Chicken with Olvalde’s Auroch’s Horn at Republic Calhoun Square

Food Meets Beer Tries Some Innovative Food and Beer Pairings at Republic Calhoun Square By John Garland, The Heavy Table There’s a new chef in the kitchen at the Uptown Republic. We discover how the menu at the lauded Minneapolis beer bar is changing and witness a beer dinner’s conception from start to finish. The … [ Read more]