Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
86.6%
Liked Their Beers
4.01 w/ 2,000 ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

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

(218) 279-2722 | map
bentpaddlebrewing.com

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Added by Chaz on 04-17-2013

BEER STATS
Beers:
35
Reviews:
373
Ratings:
2,000
Liked:
1,731
Average:
4.01/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
89.6%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
48
Liked:
43
Avg:
4.27/5
pDev:
15.22%
 
 
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Photo of gatornation
3.86/5  rDev -9.6%
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 iRun2Beer
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
1/5  rDev -76.6%
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 SlightlyGrey
3.66/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of jakemn91
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BigAl18
4.9/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of TooGood
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of DaveMiller
4.4/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of VashonGuy
3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of vikinghorn
4.48/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
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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Photo of BrewNoob1
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HoistinBrews
3.68/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of runmn
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

While not in the most convenient location of Duluth, well worth the visit. Their taproom is quite small but very nice. Small taproom with a solid amount of seating.It was pretty quiet when I stopped by and I am not too sure on how frequent they hold events. The taproom does not appear to be able to hold large events. Not sure if they get taprooms or if there is any good delivery in the area. The beer is some of the best in all of Minnesota, between their flagships and seasonals, one cannot go wrong. Their double shot double black might be the best beer in all of Minnesota, move over Darkness.

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Photo of Mplsbrew
3.71/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Justdoit1234
5/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of bigbeers84
3/5  rDev -29.7%

Photo of Cooper
5/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of hopazoid
4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of thorkelson
4.4/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of NathanMilesLund
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kguard
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Dave11899
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of green727
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Spooky neighborhood. Cool place.

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Bent Paddle Brewing Co. in Duluth, MN
Brewery rating: 86.6% out of 100 with 2,000 ratings
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