On Tap in the Twin Cities - February Edition

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by DBijnagte, Feb 1, 2014.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. MNBeer1017

    MNBeer1017 Devotee (464) Mar 27, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Red cow

    Darkness, bcbs, rum king, hopslam, sucks, abrasive, lolita, ten fidy, surly black ipa viking or whatever
     
    SipIt likes this.
  2. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Bricks pub just posted they have BCBS, Lolita, Matilda Lambicus and Pere Jacques...while they last.
     
  3. McRyan

    McRyan Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    maximum12 likes this.
  4. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,451) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    McRyan likes this.
  5. McRyan

    McRyan Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    Rum King 2.0!
     
  6. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,214) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    was there on Tuesday great food service and the brews were great had 2 BCBS and A Rum king
     
    FourBetter likes this.
  7. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Zealot (518) Jun 24, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Anyone know what the "secret rare keg " will be at the Uptown Tavern event. I literally live 2 blocks away, but walking and or calling seems like a lot of work on this snow day.
     
  8. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Zealot (518) Jun 24, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Special founders is BoilerMaker. English pale ale aged in bourbon barrels
     
  9. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I hope that's just a diversion tactic...
     
    McRyan likes this.
  10. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Zealot (518) Jun 24, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Yeah... Didn't go, A little underwhelming
     
  11. McRyan

    McRyan Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2012 Minnesota

    Did anyone have "The Wild Rum King" it was on nitro at the TR. The nitro made the mouth feel a lot thinner than normal RK. I have have never had a barrel aged beer on nitro, definitely made for an interesting brew. The double barrel affect led me to only taste the Wild Turkey barrel as well..
     
  12. Dave2234

    Dave2234 Disciple (374) Aug 20, 2013 Minnesota

    Of the stouts, Rum King and BCBS are blown. Darkness still on as of early this evening.
     
  13. SipIt

    SipIt Aspirant (223) Jul 18, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Went there for dinner on Friday night. First time I was quite happy to hear it would be an hour wait before being seated. Drank the $hit out of Rum King, Darkness and bcbs.
     
    gatornation likes this.
  14. DrZeus10

    DrZeus10 Aspirant (270) Jun 1, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Bummed I missed this. Any other BCBS sightings lately? I had it as part of a flight at Republic Calhoun and it seems really thin, almost watered down which didn't seem right to me so I'd like to give it another shot somewhere else.
     
  15. will1256

    will1256 Disciple (366) Dec 4, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Nova just posted that BA Silhouette is available for growler fills, a damn good deal at $25.99!
     
  16. SipIt

    SipIt Aspirant (223) Jul 18, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Man, I wish they had it available in growlers last Tuesday when I was drinking it at the bar. I love this stuff.
     
  17. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Meyvn (1,430) Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    When's the tasting? :grinning:
     
  18. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    Although it would suck if this was the case, but do you think that it is possible that you received an incorrect pour? "Really thin" is definitely not words I would use to describe it.
     
  19. DrZeus10

    DrZeus10 Aspirant (270) Jun 1, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Very possible. It was written down on my ticket as BCBS, but I'm sure that is easy to overlook or repour a duplicate.
     
  20. will1256

    will1256 Disciple (366) Dec 4, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Unfortunately, I'm out of town til tomorrow night or I'd grab one!
     
  21. MNPikey

    MNPikey Devotee (403) Feb 27, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Surly is the MN equivalent of New Glarus.
     
  22. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,214) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    yeah i was there tuesday and friday had plenty of the 3 you mention nice pours and great food
     
    SipIt likes this.
  23. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    I just thought of one other thing. Most places pour this way too cold. Beers like this always feel thinner when that cold. If you got it really cold and drank it right away, that could make the difference. If you are still looking for it, it is on at Republic Calhoun Square.
     
    McRyan likes this.
  24. Seefeldt

    Seefeldt Initiate (48) May 15, 2008 Minnesota

    I'm wondering if it way maybe Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Stout. I couldn't believe how thin that was.
     
  25. Rajaholick

    Rajaholick Initiate (182) Jan 9, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Not tap but Zipp's has Bourbon County Brand Barleywine for $20.xx after tax. Still about a case left...GO!
     
  26. herman77

    herman77 Meyvn (1,055) Jan 24, 2010 Minnesota
    Subscriber

    That's where he had it...:astonished:
     
  27. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    Doh!

    Also in this neighborhood, Uptown Tavern has a great Founder's selection, with 2012 Curmudgeon being the highlight for me. Also 2012 Imperial Stout and Boilermaker (yikes).
     
  28. KarlHungus

    KarlHungus Poo-Bah (2,889) Feb 19, 2005 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    The Blue Door Pub St Paul has Rum King on right now.
     
  29. mothman

    mothman Poo-Bah (5,652) Jun 21, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Hoping boilermaker lasts a few more days. I'd like to try it.
     
  30. BeerGoogler

    BeerGoogler Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2014 Minnesota

    FYI this was completely kicked at 4pm yesterday.
     
  31. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    Hammerheart's Olaf The Stout is on at the Hopkins Pizza Luce. First time that I have seen any Hammerheart in this area. Also, they are selling it as the BB aged version, but it obviously isn't.

    And in other Hopkins news... Lindee's has made the leap of faith to put on Surly Furious!
     
    BeerGoogler likes this.
  32. DBijnagte

    DBijnagte Initiate (107) Dec 7, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    regular is oak aged I think, they may be confused.
     
  33. KarlHungus

    KarlHungus Poo-Bah (2,889) Feb 19, 2005 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Harriet has SOUR barrel aged versions of Dark Abbey and their saison on right now at the tap room. I haven't had the saison yet, but the Sour Dark Abbey is quite yummy. It reminds me of Rodenbach Grand Cru, but with a little more dark malt in the background.
     
    nogophers and BeerGoogler like this.
  34. DrZeus10

    DrZeus10 Aspirant (270) Jun 1, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I happened upon BCBS at Tavern 4&5 in Eden Prairie. WAY different (Better) than the pour I posted about earlier from Republic.
     
  35. Mplsmetro57

    Mplsmetro57 Aspirant (280) Jan 30, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Lyndale Tap House's Hopocalypse DIPA takeover is tomorrow, February 28, starting at noon. Hopslam, Sucks, Item 9, Hop Craic, Hop Henge, GF Double Columbus, and Ruination all go on.
     
    lonewolfcry and evilgenius1917 like this.
  36. ShannonRedCow

    ShannonRedCow Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2013 Minnesota

    Just tapped Surly Blakkr Imperial Black Ale 9.9% ABV BA Score=90

    Oskar Blues tap take over on Tuesday, Will have some great collaborations from their taproom...more to come
     
    opwog likes this.
  37. GabbyTapped

    GabbyTapped Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Minnesota

    Fulton Expat release at Smack Shack on Tuesday March 4th at 5pm.
     
  38. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    Please do tell when you have that OB line up.
     
  39. JMN44

    JMN44 Aspirant (217) Sep 19, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    The OB tap take over at Red Cow is Tuesday March 4th beginning at 3:00.
     
  40. opwog

    opwog Defender (663) Jun 16, 2008 Minnesota

    The when and where, I got. I am really interested in what is behind this curtain: "Will have some great collaborations from their taproom...more to come." The only collaboration that I have heard of from OB was a barleywine with Brew Dog, but I thought that was brewed over at Brew Dog and not at Oskar Blues. This is that beer: http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/16315/104955/

    I would love to get my hands on that.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.