Amazon Prime launches alcohol delivery from Surdyk’s

Customers of Amazon Prime can now receive free two-hour delivery of alcohol from Surdyk’s. One-hour delivery is offered as well, at a surcharge of $7.99. Delivery hours are Monday-Saturday, 10am-10pm, and customers can browse the full selection here. It’s not the only alcohol delivery service in the Twin Cities—it’s not even the only delivery service … [ Read more]

Bashes, bacon, and beer: Weekend highlights Sept. 12–13

Summer’s over, huh? Apparently this weekend didn’t get the memo. This Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12–13, are more packed with beer, food, and culture events than your Facebook feed is with back-to-school photos. See below for a rundown of some of our favorites. Saturday, September 12 Lift Bridge Pickin’ and Grinnin’ & 7th Anniversary Party | … [ Read more]

Brouwerij Van den Bossche Buffalo Belgian Stout

Brouwerij Van den Bossche Buffalo Belgian Stout 9.0% ABV Calling all chocolate and stout lovers, this beer is for you. Buffalo Belgian Stout pours a beautiful dark brown with a tan, creamy head. This beer is packed with chocolate and roasted coffee malt flavors. Belgian beers are known for their yeast characteristics and this beer … [ Read more]

Eat This Now! Gerhard’s Brats at Surdyk’s

Gerhard Riautschnig says that cast iron pans are the way to cook his käsewurst. I spoke to the sausage maker about what makes a good brat for Growler Issue 14, and he stressed simplicity. Just heat up his brats in some simmering water, he says, and serve with mustard and crusty bread. But the cheese … [ Read more]

Beer/Cheese: Hitachino Nest IPA & Blue Mont Bandaged Cheddar

By John Garland Once you become enamored with Wisconsin aged cheddar, there’s no going back. You’ll become wrapped up in the stories of those artisans, and begin to identify with them like you would an artist or musical act. Their work becomes canon, as you rattle off producers and ages the way a Scotch aficionado would … [ 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