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Herkimer Pub & Brewery

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 41
Beer Ratings: 119
Beer Avg: 3.68

Taps: - / Bottles: -
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36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
$$ - reasonable

[ Brewery, Eatery ]

2922 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55408
United States
phone: (612) 821-0101

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Reviews by nortmand:
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4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Came here during a four hour layover in the twin cities.
Pretty neat small place with lots of their beer paraphernalia around. Nice folks and nice decoration.
Beer was actually pretty good. The schwarzbeer was a little old tasting, but otherwise good. The others were dead on.
Service was excellent, except the waiter and I were calling the beers different things, so a little hit there.
Selection was OK. They seem to brew alot of beers, but only 1/3 were on tap. I would have liked to have tried the Alt and the Kolsch, but alas, no such luck.
Food was awesome. I had the Puerco sandwich, with some of the best shredded prk I've ever had the pleasure of consuming. Served with sweet potato fries, which I'd never had, but enjoyed thoroughly.
Nice place to visit for a travelling BA.

11-22-2004 07:00:14 | More by nortmand
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$

Had the opportunity to visit Herkimer's last week after purchasing a $20 coupon for $10 through Google Offers. Herkimer's is, as they say on their website, a German-inspired brewpub located at Lyndale and Lake Street in the uptown area in Minneapolis. It makes a long list of German-type lagers including Kolsch, Dortmunder, Maibock, Dunkel Weiss, Alt Bier, Oktoberfest, Bock and Doppelbock. For food 17 serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a happy hour menu. Its menus contain standard fare items along with a fair share of unique recipes including Peurco pulled pork, Fish and Chips, Sausage and Mash
Herkimer's decor is a modern 50's style with numerous posters on the walls. It is a casual seat yourself brewpub. The atmosphere was warm, casual and relaxed.
In our group we enjoyed the variety of beers and selected for drinking the Kolsch, Dunkel and Alt Bier. We had soft pretzels as an appetitizer. For our dinner he chose the Peurco pulled pork and the fish and chips.
Our overall experience with Herkimer's was very good. The variety of beers and food make for very enjoyable experience. We recommend you try this out.

06-06-2012 17:44:22 | More by bluto25
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3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5 | $$

A- A fairly nice bar. A couple tvs. Extra benefit because they have shuffleboard. Fairly small.
Q- Everything is fresh. Clean. All around enjoyable.
Ser- Service wasn't the friendliest but they were quick.
Sel- They only have about 7 beers on tap, but they're all decent to good and very fresh.
F- The food is subpar. Sandwiches are decent. French fries are disappointing. Bars like this that are about sports and shuffleboard should have good french fries.
It's worth going for a beer if you're in the area, but not necessarily that good from a food point of view.

11-20-2011 01:49:28 | More by jsprain1
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3.03/5  rDev -16.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | $$

I was in the Twin Cities area for October and visited on a Monday evening, during Monday Night Football. There were certainly people there, but hardly busy. Decor was basic - it seemed to be going for a bit of a simple classic vibe to me, but I wasn't there for the vibe, but rather to enjoy a few beers, so I took a seat at the bar.

When I got someone's attention, they showed me a beer list. The good news is that the beers are different from the standard american microbrews. They were generally German styles and mostly Lagers, although Alt is an ale. The printed descriptions were a bit helpful. Unfortunately the help didn't seem that interested in beer.

The beers themselves were decent. Not spectacular, but good. They also were not styles I have that much. Because they are a change of pace, I rate them a bit above average for selection.

I'm glad I went, but never felt like going back.

11-14-2011 02:18:29 | More by KC8LTL
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Herkimer Pub & Brewery in Minneapolis, MN
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