Urban Growler tapping “cold hopped” cream ale

When a Wisconsinite asks you for the Metro’s closest approximation to New Glarus Spotted Cow, a solid bet is to point them towards Urban Growler‘s Cowbell Cream Ale. Now, one of their newest releases is taking that solid foundation, and getting hoppy with it. Their Hayloft Series™ Cold Hopped Imperial Cream Ale is a cross … [ Read more]

Two charged with felony in Spotted Cow sale

For serving Spotted Cow at Maple Tavern last spring, Brandon Hlavka and David Lantos were each charged Thursday with a single felony count of transporting alcohol into Minnesota for resale. New Glarus is not a licensed alcohol manufacturer in Minnesota, and is therefore prohibited from distribution in the state. The Star Tribune reports: “The Wisconsin Department … [ Read more]