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On Tap in the Twin Cities - March edition

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by MCImes, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Savant (340) Minnesota Jul 15, 2008

    Wow! Being from Hutchinson, I've driven past this place...1000? times. I can tell you that tap list is definitely the best list for a 25 mile radius, and the best tap list between the edge of the metro and south dakota. many of those brands just hit distribution for that area
     
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  2. Spasso in Minnetonka has Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge on. $10/ glass but well worth it IMO. Had never tried it before but reminds me a lot of NG Wild Sour.
     
  3. josephwa

    josephwa Advocate (635) Minnesota Jun 4, 2012

    Definitely agree that this is a gem! You can buy this one for $5+/bottle at many stores.
     
  4. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (750) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    The guy drives to pick up the kegs like I said earlier which is why they have such a good list. They had Founders on tap and they are definitely not distributed anywhere around there.
     
  5. PieOhMy

    PieOhMy Advocate (505) Minnesota Feb 23, 2013

    Shit. That may be the best tap list between the edge of the metro and Colorado.
     
  6. morimech

    morimech Advocate (710) Minnesota Nov 6, 2006

    This is true. He stops by the local breweries and picks up the newest stuff. I think he had the latest Enki brew on before they put it on at the taproom.
     
  7. opwog

    opwog Advocate (580) Minnesota Jun 16, 2008

    Lift Bridge 500 DIPA on at Northbound.
     
  8. I tapped Hammerheart Olaf the Stout the other day at the Blue Nile. Come by and drink some, won't you?
     
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  9. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Savant (315) Minnesota Feb 28, 2014

    Lone Oak Grill in Eagan will be tapping a new barrel aged keg every Friday for the next 3 weeks...

    First in line was a BA Class of '88 Belgian Ale
     
  10. KarlHungus

    KarlHungus Champion (810) Minnesota Feb 19, 2005

    Day Block Brewing currently has an all centennial IPA, a coffee porter, and a rye bock on tap.
     
  11. MNMike

    MNMike Savant (270) Minnesota Dec 3, 2013

    Fig & Fiddle 3/14: Hopslam, Destihl DIPA & IPA, Dark Horse Blueberry Stout, the 4 Schell Pilsners from the 12 pack.
     
  12. (St.) Pat's Tap has Bell's Black Note, Expedition, Java Stout, and Double Cream Stout ($10 flights).
     
  13. opwog

    opwog Advocate (580) Minnesota Jun 16, 2008

    You are killing me!
     
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  14. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    Can I get my whole flight in Black Note?
     
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  15. Unfortunately no, I tried
     
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  16. I posted that just for you. It should last a couple of days at least, I would guess. And, in the words of Yoda, "there is another."
     
  17. This Friday (3/21) 5pm at Bulldog NE, Bells night, featuring Bells Consecrator Dopplebock, Bells Smitten, Bells Third Coast, and a Firkin of Hopslam.
     
  18. qthompso

    qthompso Aficionado (225) Minnesota Apr 24, 2010

    I swung by Yardhouse on Saturday night and they had Abyss as one of their chalkboard series beers. The place was packed and the beer list is crazy long (140 taps). I can safely say that they'll have something for just about everyone... if you're willing to wait an hour for dinner on a Saturday while there's still lots of buzz about them opening.
     
  19. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Savant (315) Minnesota Feb 28, 2014

    Just left Gold Nugget in Minnetonka.... They have BCBS on tap and a few bottles of BCB Coffee Stout left... Damn good.
     
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  20. Thanks for the post!
    We celebrated my friend Pat's birthday tonight out there tonight.
    We skipped the flights, and went straight for the 10 oz pours:D
    Would've never known.
    They still had 2 bottles of 2009 Mirror Mirror as well:cool:

    [​IMG]
     
  21. MCImes

    MCImes Savant (360) Minnesota Dec 31, 2010

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  22. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Savant (340) Minnesota Jul 15, 2008

    all still on, and flights are $8 during happy hour.
     
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  23. MCImes

    MCImes Savant (360) Minnesota Dec 31, 2010

    Acadia has a pretty killer lineup right now
    rodenbach grand cru, st bernardus 12 (never see this on tap and its delicious), Burr grinder, Blakkr, 10-50, + more im probably forgetting
     
  24. What, you?
    Forget things?
    I can't believe that...lol
     
  25. Dinner was awesome. Casks we solid and food pairings were tasty business. Really great evening! Thanks to Bulldog and Surly!! Mike represented on beer, and chefs at bulldog really stepped up their game.
     
  26. BCBS still on at Gold nugget in Minnetonka. They also have a few bottles of BCBCS left for $15 each.
     
  27. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

    LB Irish Coffee Stout on at Republic Seven Corners!
     
  28. elliott1184

    elliott1184 Savant (390) Minnesota Mar 31, 2011

    I know this is a ways out, but Pat's Tap will have Rum King on April 1. For those of us who can't wait, anyone seen it anywhere lately?
     
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  29. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

    Nah, that's legit! This beer is one of my favorite barrel aged beers out of MN.
     
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  30. nograz

    nograz Aficionado (210) Minnesota Oct 30, 2013

    Anyone seen Surly Cacao Bender recently? Was looking to stop some where for lunch and try some.
     
  31. shadetree67

    shadetree67 Savant (330) Minnesota Sep 11, 2013

    Pizza luce in Hopkins had it on tap on Friday
     
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  32. will1256

    will1256 Savant (390) Minnesota Dec 4, 2010

    Was on at the taproom on Thursday
     
  33. nograz

    nograz Aficionado (210) Minnesota Oct 30, 2013

    Awesome thanks. Will have to hit that on my way back from Casanova.
     
  34. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

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  35. gopher44

    gopher44 Aficionado (150) Minnesota Nov 16, 2007

    Stubs has Bourbon County BarleyWine on tap $5 10oz
     
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  36. MCImes

    MCImes Savant (360) Minnesota Dec 31, 2010

    I love stub's. They have the most reasonable prices ever on special/rare beer. Anyone remember the $3 happy hour pints of Lagunitas BA Rye Cappuccino stout? I sure do. And it was awesome. ...if it were the Gnome it would have been $13 :rolleyes:
     
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  37. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (755) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008

    Black Note is still on at Pat's Tap as of last night. Didn't see another glass of dark beer in the entire place.
     
  38. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    I wonder what size of kegs Bells gives of Black Note.. Our bells rep has been doing a great job, Uptown Tavern takeover was great. I think this is the 5th keg of black note to be here since ABR
     
  39. KarlHungus

    KarlHungus Champion (810) Minnesota Feb 19, 2005

    Chocolate Coconut Jack Frost is on at Town Hall Tap.
     
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