The Four Firkins

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world-class

84 Ratings
Ratings: 84
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: n/a
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5630 W 36th St
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, 55416-2509
United States
phone: (952) 938-2847

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @fourfirkins

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-29-2008)
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4.82/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of lonewolfcry
3.75/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Alextricity
4.15/5  rDev -5.9%

*My review from Yelp*

Four stars from me -- five for the fact that they had a free beer tasting when I was in (no idea how often that happes), but then three for the beer prices.

Walked in here on a Saturday before a Twins/Tigers game and they were surprisingly packed. Basically, uncomfortably packed.... there was very little room to move around. The building itself looked pretty nice and there was quite a lot of beer to be bought. The workers are really helpful and all of that good stuff, but the prices of singles at Four Firkins are bumped a little too unnecessarily high for my liking. Still, if you're looking for a specific made-in-Minnesota or shipped-to-Minnesota beer, your best chance of finding it is probably here.

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of s_wit
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of CMJudy
5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of pat61
4.9/5  rDev +11.1%

The staff is very knowledgeable about beer and they go out of their way to handle the beer well. They have a steady turnover of product. I find fewer beers past their best by date here than anywhere else in the Twin Cities. Unlike some retailers, they avoid stocking antique beer.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Alpar
3/5  rDev -32%

Nice selection. Small place. Beers are overpriced but staff is knowledgable. I don't shop here often as there are far better options in Minneapolis. Kind of a newbies bottle shop. Probably wouldn't recommend this place to anyone.

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -32%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of MNBeer1017
2.75/5  rDev -37.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of AmandaSchaefer
4.51/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

They pack a ton of great beer into a small space. I love the look of it - the woodwork is beautiful. Staff is incredibly helpful and friendly. The selection is really great here, with a great variety of midwest/MN beers along with some nice imports. I will definitely go back!

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2.75/5  rDev -37.6%

Photo of emquilxy
5/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Reviewed this spot a few years ago, now that they've moved into a new location it's only gotten better! They feature really good tasting events, the staff is the most helpful that I've found anywhere. I travel to Minneapolis once or twice a year (from Pennsylvania) and I always make a point to stop in.
BTW, if you make the drive, swing on over to Steel Toe Brewing at the same time for a quick pint and/or a growler fill. It makes for a lovely beer day double banger!

Photo of tylerstravis
5/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Man, I wish there were more stores like this in my neck of the woods. They were extremely knowledgable and most importantly, EVERY beer was available as a single! They had an incredible selection of beers across the world! Sure, it's a bit spendy, but I could live in this place :)

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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The Four Firkins in Saint Louis Park, MN
97 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.