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Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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Type: Brewery, Bar

1912 W Michigan St
Duluth, Minnesota, 55806-2135
United States

(218) 279-2722 | map

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Added by Chaz on 04-17-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 43
Photo of fredmugs
1/5  rDev -70.3%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

I had received several Bent Paddle beers as trade extras and really enjoyed most of them. I was really excited to have their offerings on tap and buy some cans to go for vacation. We walked into the bar on a Saturday about an hour after they opened. There was 10 stools at the bar and we sat right in the middle. There were 2 bartenders and both of them ignored up for over 10 minutes until we got up and left.

It was unbelievable sitting there at the bar and watch people walk up repeatedly and get served while we were ignored.

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Photo of CraigP83
3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Weird location and very small. Definitely more geared towards canning and distributing than providing a beer hall experience. Worth checking out if in Duluth though

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Photo of gatornation
3.86/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

on the west side of town in an industrial area sits bent paddle its easy enough to find with plenty of parking on the street or a nearby lot

When you walk in everything is clean and new looking it looks like a chipotle restaurant there is a small bar up front with maybe a dozen tables the brewery sits to the left with a large garage style door they offer there brew in 8 12 and 16 oz servings 4 brews were on tap when i was there along with some nitro offerings they also sell growlers both in glass and stainless steel they had t-shirts and glass for sale also the place is clean with good service and a friendly atmosphere it had a good vibe to me food trucks were not there when i visited but were on the schedule to be there there brews were quite tasty and cans will be available at several outlets in the area

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Photo of Umdrunner
4.21/5  rDev +24.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

This brewery is in a unique industrial area of Duluth. The taproom plays off this location with a more industrial vibe. Though small, very inviting. Really fun place, I'd go back for sure!

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Photo of CarlSpackler
4.23/5  rDev +25.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Went over the holidays and this place was absolutely packed, but in a good way. We got there right at opening and ordered beers before everyone got there. For a Friday afternoon, it was packed with people enjoying beers and it really had a nice atmosphere. I will definitely be headed back next time I'm in Duluth.

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Photo of OCTop
4.37/5  rDev +29.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

My favorite in Duluth. In addition to the 5 flagship beers they had 3 seasonal, four on nitro, and one cask.

Super friendly staff. They had a wave of customers arrive and the bartender was swamped. The warehouse crew came up front and served and had a blast doing it.

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Photo of SD-Alefan
4.51/5  rDev +33.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

The taproom is almost part of the brewery so the vibe is industrial/modern. Fairly small but the service is decent. It's a popular spot these days and was crowded when I was there. The draw is the excellent beers.

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Bent Paddle Brewing Co. in Duluth, MN
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