Breweries & Cideries
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So we may not have quite that many Minnesota-made beers, but we sure have a lot—and they are awesome. It seems like a new brewery arrives on the Twin Cities scene every month, diversifying our market like never before. Learn how Minnesota made a name for itself as a craft beer capital, then explore our breweries in person—we have about 50 in the metro area alone, so bottoms up.
Surly Brewing Co.
The famed destination brewery is a sight to be seen with a beer hall complete with lunch and dinner menu, a separate fine dining restaurant, plenty of space to play yard games and an ever-growing list of beers to try.
More and more, the midwest-style IPA is popping up in Twin Cities brewpubs. Here are 5 easy drinking IPAs to try in Minneapolis and St. Paul.read more
The MEA conference is at the St. Paul RiverCentre this year, and we've rounded up the best spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour for attendees.read more
The 2017 Zombie Pub Crawl stumbles its way to downtown Minneapolis Saturday, Oct. 14. Join the horde for live entertainment, a costume contest and braaains!read more
Sometimes the ‘burbs have more fun! Visit these breweries in a Twin Cities suburb nearest you and keep the craft local while sipping on superb beers.read more
Pedal your way through downtown St. Paul to see a mix of architectural landmarks, historic houses and charming local breweries.read more
Bike from the University of Minnesota campus through St. Paul to discover a small pocket of local breweries with premier drafts on tap.read more
There’s always something new thanks to Dangerous Man’s 12 rotating taps. Grab a pint and a board game and enjoy this bank-turned-brewery. Visit their new Growler Shop to take home a growler, crowler, mini growler or bottles of their popular beer.
Visit Inbound BrewCo in Minneapolis' North Loop, just a few steps away from Target Field, for a relaxing taproom to try new beer released every week of the summer.
A short 25-minute drive from the Twin Cities will bring you to Stillwater, and trust us, it’s worth the trip. Aside from Lift Bridge’s famous Farm Girl Saison and HopDish IPA you can try a handful of other flagships as well as cask beers and special releases.
Check out the hub for microbreweries in Northeast Minneapolis.
A look into more than 40 breweries calling the Twin Cities home, the metro is overflowing with palate pleasers.
This is one of the few restaurants in town that brews its own beer and serves it alongside other brands. Choose from more than half a dozen house beers or stick with your usual go-to if you must.
The Herkimer specializes in small batch craft beer but also brews quite a few English ales, stouts, porters, IPAs and more. Full bar as well as brunch, lunch and dinner.
A relative newcomer, Tin Whiskers is making a name for itself with a selection of unique, engineering-inspired brews and a bright taproom just blocks from CHS Field.
Experience the Twin Cities’ thriving local brewery culture with this weekend itinerary that features several of our favorite taprooms.