Pros: Conveniently located on the green line, cool branding concept, a couple good beers Cons: Chilly space, a couple "meh" beers Number one reason you should go: Dual Citizen seems especially to committed to its concept, location, and identity. But as with any new brewery, they are still finding their footing. Give it a couple … Continue reading Dual Citizen Brewing Co.
Pros: Perfect branding, great beer, excellent bartenders Cons: I honestly can't think of a con here. Stay open later, I guess. Come 10pm we didn't want to leave, even on a Wednesday. Number one reason you should go: If you're looking for a trendy, Minnesota-centric brewery to hang out at while drinking great beer and … Continue reading HeadFlyer Brewing
Pros: Free(!!) and interesting beer, good business ethos Cons: Limited selection and hours Number one reason you should go: If you never tried 56 Brewing when it was in this location, you should come experience the miraculously quiet, farm-like digs of Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative As it turns out, once you set out to conquer … Continue reading Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative
Pros: Historic building, fantastic food, good beer Cons: Drawing a blank here. Angry pizza chefs? Nah, that's a pro, too. Number one reason you should go: Day Block Brewing Company has adopted its identity as a Minneapolis brewery through and through. After the obligatory visit to Surly, I'd tell a tourist to hop on the … Continue reading Day Block Brewing Company
Pros: (612) Busy but breathable, variety of seating options; (LTD) wide variety of beer, friendly atmosphere Cons: (612) Leery staff; (LTD) non-acoustic live music (why??), not accessible by public transportation Number one reason you should go: (612) Between the Better Homes & Gardens stone risers, next-door hallway with its iconic CITY sign, and other patio and interior seating, … Continue reading 612Brew and (BONUS) LTD Brewing