On Tap in the Twin Cities - April Edition

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by HoudiniRN, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    Abyss at Lone Oak Grill Eagan on 4/4
     
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  2. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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    Stopped at the Rabbit Hole in the Global Market and they had Founders Smoked Porter on tap.
     
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  3. McRyan

    McRyan Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    How was the food? I need to get there!
     
  4. evilgenius1917

    evilgenius1917 Feb 16, 2009 Minnesota

    Food there is aces.
     
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  5. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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    It was delicious, went with a group and got a platter and four other small plates. We also ended with the 4 dessert platter... mmmmmmm

    That flourless chocolate cake was killer, made me go home and open a Backyard, that was all I could think about while eating it.
     
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  6. KarlHungus

    KarlHungus Feb 19, 2005 Minnesota
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    Brau Brothers Sour Bancregie is on at Town Hall Tap.
     
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  7. BeerBuyerBill

    BeerBuyerBill Jul 23, 2012 Minnesota
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    We just tapped a 1/6 of Off Color DinoS'Mores Stout in the F44 Cheese Shop
     
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  8. b33rknuts

    b33rknuts Feb 2, 2011 Minnesota

    This is a double post ... Which I know is a horrible crime, but it's for the good of the people.

    This Sunday we're hosting the KBS draft release party. 4pm in the beer garden. We'll be tapping the following:
    Kentucky Breakfast Stout
    Breakfast Stout
    Backwoods Bastard
    Dirty Bastard
    Barrel Aged Reds Rye PA
    Reds Rye PA
    Imperial Stout
    All day IPA
    + that other "secret" session beer

    4pm this Sunday (4/06) in the Butcher & the Boar Beer Garden
    6oz pours available for the Imperials.

    Cheers.
     
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  9. evilgenius1917

    evilgenius1917 Feb 16, 2009 Minnesota

    Ommegang Game of Thrones Fire and Blood draft release is tonight at Bulldog Uptown at 7pm.
     
  10. McRyan

    McRyan Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    Love the idea of 6oz pours! Wish more places did this!
     
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  11. TboneRN

    TboneRN Mar 30, 2014 Minnesota
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    Only if its half the price
     
  12. mothman

    mothman Jun 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    I definitely want to try this. I didn't know you guys had taps. Might have to stop by on my bike tomorrow. Do you have outdoor seating?
     
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  13. BeerBuyerBill

    BeerBuyerBill Jul 23, 2012 Minnesota
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    Yup, but not quite yet. A bit cold still
     
  14. shadetree67

    shadetree67 Sep 11, 2013 Minnesota
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    Is off color distributing to mn?
     
  15. ToadiesForCody

    ToadiesForCody Oct 30, 2013 Minnesota
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    3 Squares has been doing this for there strong beer releases.
     
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  16. mothman

    mothman Jun 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    Do yourself a favor and try the dino'smores... awesome stuff!
     
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  17. b33rknuts

    b33rknuts Feb 2, 2011 Minnesota

    Also FYI, on Friday at 4pm I'll be tapping a pin (tiny cask) of Surly BLAKKR with Simcoe & Centennial. Happy hour from 4-6, $2 off MN beers including the cask. (Usually 10-15 MN beers on tap)
     
  18. gopher44

    gopher44 Nov 16, 2007 Minnesota

    Stubs has Goose Island Sofie and Clown Shoes Vampire Slayer also a little Devil Made me Do it left
     
  19. TboneRN

    TboneRN Mar 30, 2014 Minnesota
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    See everyone at Lone Oak Grill tomorrow night for Abyss?! I think they tap @ 5....I also think they probably still have mirror mirror left on tap and probably Ten Fiddy!
     
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  20. Ol_Johnny_Skippelwicky

    Ol_Johnny_Skippelwicky Feb 13, 2013 Minnesota
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  21. maximum12

    maximum12 Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    Have to pick my wife up at the airport, Lone Oak is definitely a possibility. Lovely to see a place with a decent tap list in Eagan proper finally!
     
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  22. McRyan

    McRyan Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    I would love to go to this! I don't know much about the event's their...
     
  23. Shag

    Shag Jun 27, 2007 Minnesota
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    BA Mirror Mirror and Ten Fidy were still on tap as of last night...
     
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  24. MNBeerGeek

    MNBeerGeek Jun 25, 2013 Minnesota
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    Stay away Ol_Johnny! Stay away!! I think it's a great idea in theory, but I went once for a friend's bday it was a fucking nightmare. Took forever to park. Ended up just walking like a mile and a half. The line to get in was unreal. We got lucky and a friend got us in quickly, but it was snaking through a ton of those barrier things and all the way out the door even about an hour before close. Idk, that was just my experience.
     
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  25. Ol_Johnny_Skippelwicky

    Ol_Johnny_Skippelwicky Feb 13, 2013 Minnesota
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    Haha thanks for the warning! I wasn't going to make it anyway because it's short notice, but I'll take your experience into consideration the next time this event comes around.
     
  26. opwog

    opwog Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    Brooklyn Fire & Ice on at Liquor Lyles and only $2 a pint.
     
  27. Elsinore64

    Elsinore64 Jul 11, 2007 Minnesota

    I love Liquor Lyles.
     
  28. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    I'll be there
     
  29. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    The wife and I are going to this tonight - I'll report back.
     
  30. McRyan

    McRyan Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    "Where the wild beers are" will be there there!
     
  31. Ish1

    Ish1 Feb 25, 2010 Minnesota
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    + infinity. Planning on being there
     
  32. maximum12

    maximum12 Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    We should have name tags made up: "Hi, my screen name is _____ & I, too, live in the crappy beer & restaurant wasteland that is Eagan." Good beer & good food on every corner might be the only thing I miss about St. Paul!
     
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  33. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    Kind of a fun event if you want to see the Museum. We were there from 6-8:30ish... More and More people as the evening went on. As one could imagine, routine beers to be sampled (one gets 10, 3 oz pours)... If you are looking to visit the museum it's a great way to do it. Some interesting demos on fermentation, yeast, hops, beer density etc... It reminded me of a "Beakmans World" for beer. Entire museum was open for roaming - just no little ones running around. Great volunteers - Fun talking to the NBA guys....

    And for all you Sour folks - Where the Wild beers are was There - With some good Sour info - Including some info on 2014 Minneapolis festival...
     
  34. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    BWAHAHA... I used to live in Eagan and Lone Oak Grill has always been improving. Stopped in there on a whim and they had Jewbelation on tap last year - ever since then, that place has had more and more solid offerings... Never crowded for some reason - and outdoor Bocci!
     
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  35. shadetree67

    shadetree67 Sep 11, 2013 Minnesota
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    I enjoyed the event last year. Has a date been set?
     
  36. SlightlyGrey

    SlightlyGrey Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    That's because their food is mediocre at best. Take the short drive south to the Valley Tap House - good food and beer.
     
  37. HoudiniRN

    HoudiniRN Feb 28, 2014 Minnesota
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    Not yet - Still the TBA Fall 2014. If ya want the flyer they were handing out - I'd be happy to e-mail it to ya - just shoot me a message
     
  38. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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    You could live in Farmington :oops:
     
  39. maximum12

    maximum12 Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    I really like the food at Lone Oak, but the food at the Valley Tap House is outstanding. I'd give Lone Oak a slight edge in quality of beer, though Valley Tap House has a lot more options.
     
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