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Celebration Of “Free the Growler” Bill Turns To Talk of Surplus and Gun Control

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lieutenant Gov. Peggy Flanagan are celebrating the passage of the “Free the Growler” bill with stops at breweries. The governor held a ceremonial signing of the bill at a brewery in Coon Rapids on Wednesday and Thursday in Rochester. The bill raises the cap on growler sales, allows more off-sale…

Government Shutdown Puts Strain on Local Craft Brewers

It's especially hurting breweries who typically transport a majority of their new, craft beer over state lines

FARGO, N.D. —¬†With no sign of the government shutdown ending soon, it has craft brewers feeling the repercussions. Creating new beer flavors and staying innovative is what craft brewers call the bread and butter of their businesses. “The number is constantly growing. We come out with a new beer at least one or two weeks,” said Jesse Feigum, Drekker Brewing…