The Mill: 612Brew Day and Charitable Drinking

The Mill, June 10th, 2014

Daniel Murphy // Growler Magazine

The Mill is feeling content with long nights, cribbage marathons and the occasional Hamm’s. Don’t forget to hop on the Green Line this weekend and support some construction-plagued businesses. We sure plan to, and we’ll update you as we do.


Mayor Hodges will declare this Thursday “SIX ONE TWO BREW DAY” in the city of Minneapolis. To celebrate, 612Brew will host a party with 6.12% of proceeds donated to charity. Drink $3 pints and $8 flights to music on the amphitheater.

In other charitable drinking news, Brew Solutions, a fundraiser for Grand Aspirations, is happening this Thursday at Day Block Brewing, and imbibe at Third Street on Friday to support Habitat for Humanity.

Apparently there’s some kind of large soccer tournament beginning this weekend and the Nomad World Pub is ready to stamp your passport.


Local eats writer extraordinaire Joy Summers has launched a new cocktail blog, Joy On The Rocks. Her latest post deconstructs Poison and The Remedy at The Rabbit Hole.

Dashfire Bitters and Mighty Axe Hops were among the 70 businesses announced as semifinalists for this year’s Minnesota Cup, a competition recognizing the state’s most innovative business ideas.

Chef Jorge Guzman was announced as the new Surly Brewery’s executive chef. Follow him @SurlyChef and cook his Ropa Vieja from The Growler Issue #8.

Bell’s Brewery is going high-concept with a seven beer series based on Gustov Holst’s “The Planets”. Mars, The Bringer of War, a double IPA, will begin the series in August.


Six packs from Excelsior Brewing are heading out to your favorite bottle shops this weekend.

Summit is releasing their third Union Series brew, Southern Cape, a complex summer session ale inspired by Southern Hemisphere ingredients. Join Summit for a release party and tap takeover at Tracy’s on June 18th, from 5pm-8pm.

Tiny Diner finally opens tomorrow. ICYMI, have a look at our sneak peek.

About John Garland

John Garland is the Deputy Editor at the Growler Magazine. Find him on twitter (@johnpgarland) or in every coffee shop on West 7th Street.

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