The Herkimer was long known as the brewer of buttery lagers. That’s no longer the case. They create a great range of both lagers and ales which no longer show the issues of past brewers.
Rock Bottom Minneapolis is the downtown brewery to stop at before any Minneapolis event. Located in the heart of the Theater District, they offer plenty of beer options to suit most any drinker.
Great Waters Brewing Company has been a St. Paul brew staple for years. They offer great English ales and other offerings to suit most any style preference. A great spot to grab some brews and even a meal before an event at the Xcel Center a couple blocks away.
Serving beer in the North Loop of Minneapolis, The Freehouse offers a nice selection of approachable beers along with a number of guest taps too. As part of the Blue Plate Restaurant group, they’ve got plenty of good eats to offer too.
Known as one of the best breweries in the state, Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery offers an awesome lineup of year-round beers, must-try seasonals, and a well thought out guest taps to satisfy any beer lovers tastes.
Continuing The Brewing Tradition In Beautiful Red Wing, Minn.
The first brewery to open it’s doors in Red Wing, MN since 1951, the Red Wing Brewery is continuing the brewing tradition in beautiful Red Wing, Minnesota.
Globally Inspired Beers
While we love our breweries to be local, that doesn’t mean they can’t take inspiration from elsewhere. If you’re looking for globally inspired beers, Insight Brewing is the stop.
A unique look at classic German-inspired beer styles, skewed slightly by a sense of play and adventure.
Looking for the coolest warehouse and the biggest and best taproom patio currently out there? Look no further than Bauhaus Brew Labs.
I'm thirsty already!
Located on the corner of Broadway St. and Central Ave NE, 612Brew has a big, open taproom to enjoy their brews in. With several year-round beers on tap (including the taproom only Zero Hour) plus rotating seasonal brews, there is sure to be something for everyone on tap.
Good beer is fresh beer, drink local!
Dangerous Man Brewing serves up a constantly changing selection of brews in their NE taproom. Filled with interesting wall art and interesting people, it’s a great spot to stop and grab a brew.
Decidedly different, delightfully sociable.
Sociable Cider Werks is the first cider taproom in the Twin Cities and serves up plenty of delicious cider and beer in their taproom. A bit smaller and more raw finished than the other taprooms around the area, Sociable makes you feel like you’re right in the brewery… because you are.
NE Minneapolis Brewery Making English Session Beer
NorthGate Brewing makes wonderful session beer that you can enjoy glass after glass. Great flavorful beers that you can enjoy in session without wrecking your palate.
Minnesota’s first brewery co-op and it’s right here in NE Minneapolis. Tons on tap and always something new and interesting to try.
NE Minneapolis Micro Distillery
In the same building as NorthGate Brewing, you’ll find Wander North and great spirits. With their cocktail lounge opening soon, it’s sure to be a great combo.
Come on, let’s have fun together.
Located in the Solar Arts building, Indeed Brewing has great taproom filled with a welcoming wood bar, tables, chairs and booths. Their 2 year-round beers are companied by a number of seasonal brew in addition to a cask ale or two and generally an infusion. Select from 10oz, 16oz, or 20oz pours for a glass that matches your thirst (some seasonals are not available in larger pours).