breweries

Growlers No Longer Sold at Castle Danger

Starting October 1st, growlers will no longer be sold at the Two Harbors brewery

TWO HARBORS, Minn.- Starting October 1st, a Two Harbors brewery will not be able to sell what generates 30% of its taproom revenue. Castle Danger has made more than 23,000 barrels of beer this year, but all that production is now causing them to not be able to sell growlers starting this fall. The current law in Minnesota says breweries…

Get Hopped Up at Caribou Highlands in Lutsen Friday, Saturday

The 9th Annual Hopped Up on Caribou Festival is Happening Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 in Lutsen, Minnesota

LUTSEN, Minn. – Beer and cider connoisseurs have the chance to indulge responsibly Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14  during the 9th annual Caribou Highlands Lodge Hopped Up Caribou Festival. The event features an expansive list of craft brewers, live music and variety of activities. Several new breweries will make their festival debut this year joining some of the…

DSSO Beertoven Begins at Duluth Cider

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra kicked off their "Beertoven Tour" Thursday night

SUPERIOR, Wisc.- Tonight, violins and cello’s got mixed with craft brews for a unique experience and Duluth Cider. The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra performed in a different way tonight as a part of DSSO’s Beertoven Tour helping bring the Orchestra’s music to people outside the DECC’s Symphony Hall. Kevin Peterson, member of the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra said “what this does…

Minnesota Breweries May Be Forced to Stop Selling Growlers Under Current Barrel Cap Law

Growlers account for 30% of Castle Danger's Taproom sales.

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – Several Minnesota breweries are advocating to change a law, which puts limitations on barrel production and growler sales. If the law stays the same brewery owners believe it could prevent potential business growth. In Minnesota, breweries are only allowed to produce up to 20,000 barrels of craft beer while selling growlers out of their taprooms. Right…

Fitger’s Brewhouse Owner Finds Way Around Law To Distribute Brewpub’s Beer

Rod Raymond Gives Brewhouse's Beer Recipe Rights To Son To Create 'Duluth Brewhouse'

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s no secret the craft brewing industry is continuing to explode in the Twin Ports. Microbreweries, like Bent Paddle and Lake Superior Brewing can now be found everywhere — in liquor stores, bars and restaurants. But there’s a law still on the books in Minnesota preventing brewpubs like Fitger’s Brewhouse from doing the same. Brewpubs can only…