Star Tribune Story Here » The Star Tribune, in it's Best of Minnesota 2013, named Fitger's Brewhouse's Starfire Pale Ale the "Best Reason to Save the Growler." The Save the Growler campaign is aimed at changing an outdated Minnesota state law prohibiting breweries from ever selling another growler if they reach 3,500 barrels in annual beer production.
Duluth's Craft Beer reputation grows with the addition of a new brew created by Master Brewer Dave Hoops called "The Mayor." Duluth Mayor Don Ness describes the nuances during a Homegrown event at Tycoon's Alehouse. "The Mayor" was tapped at Tycoon's Alehouse, the Fitger's Brewhouse, and Burito Union during May, 2013.