The Mash-Up: Beer for Winter Carnival Treasure Hunters Debuts

With over 170 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 … [ Read more]

The Mill: Saint Paul Winter Carnival will have its palace after all

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival will not be without its palace this year, thanks to the efforts of private donors. After initial plans for record-breaking million dollar ice structure fell through due to lack of funding, sponsors stepped forward to ensure that visitors of the free festival experience have their frozen castle. The Saint Paul … [ Read more]

Thrill of the Hunt: Digging deeper into the world of Minnesota’s die-hard treasure hunters

“I’ve been at it for a long time. I missed two hunts because of more important matters (births), but I’ve had the fever since 1990… Who in his right mind would do a quick scout of the hunting grounds while on the way to the delivery room? Even with water broken, she obliged.” – Steve … [ Read more]

Minnesota celebrates The Great Northern from Jan. 26 to Feb. 5

Winter, to many Americans, is something to be endured indoors. Minnesotans, however, have proven for more than a century that the cold, snow-blanketed winter months are best enjoyed outdoors. In 1885, a report by traveling newspaper correspondents from the East Coast stating that Minnesota, in general, was another Siberia, unfit for human habitation in winter, led to the creation … [ Read more]

Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival 2015 in Photos

On January 24, 2015, more than 7,500 craft beer fans from more than 30 different states gathered at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for Minnesota’s largest outdoor winter beer fest — The 6th Annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival. The Growler was on site to take part in the revelry. Below are a few of our favorite … [ Read more]

Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival 2013 Tickets on sale now!

  Its getting to be that time of year again. Minnesotans are packing the pantries and stocking the cellars for The Great State Hibernation. Rest comfortably, Dabblers. There will be time (and reason) to shake off the cobwebs come January. The Beer Dabbler, this magazine’s parent company, is gearing up to host its Fourth Annual … [ 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