The Taste Test: Hazy IPA

The Growler’s editorial staff partnered with official BJCP judges in a blind tasting to determine the best Hazy IPAs in Minnesota. The results may surprise you.

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Tanzenwald Brewing

While the owners and staff at Tanzenwald Brewing Company met through serendipitous paths, for the past five years every step to opening their brewery has been the result of methodical planning. Fate nearly brought Jenaveve Bell Pittman and Steve Pittman together at several points in their lives. Both are natives of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and … [ Read more]

Two breweries in planning stages in Northfield

Two breweries recently took big steps forward in their quests to open in Northfield, Minnesota. Tanzenwald Brewing On May 26th, the Northfield Economic Development Authority approved a building renovation loan for Tanzenwald Brewing Company, which is planning to open this fall at 103 Water Street North in Northfield. The people behind Tanzenwald are Head Brewer … [ Read more]