Minneapolis' Biggest & Best Beer Bar

We offer 90 local and global craft beers on tap, including 14 rotating tap handles for the rare, limited, and seasonal brews. We also dedicated at least 25% of our taps to local breweries, as we settle in among the best beer bars in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities, and the larger beer community.

Prices are for a full pour (size varies), and a sample pour (6 oz.)

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Ambers & Browns

SURLY BREWING CO. – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
BENDER 5.1%
This brown ale begins crisp and lightly hoppy, complemented by the velvety sleekness oats deliver

6.00/3.00

ALESMITH BREWING CO. – SAN DIEGO, CA
NUT BROWN ALE 5%
Deep mahogany in color, its rich, malt-forward flavor profile balances notes of biscuit, mild cocoa and earthy hops with a creamy mouthfeel

7.00/3.50

FINNEGANS – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FINNEGANS IRISH AMBER 4.8%
Full-flavored, medium-bodied ale with a creamy, malty finish

6.00/3.00

FOUNDERS BREWING CO. – GRAND RAPIDS, MI
DIRTY BASTARD 8.5%
brewed with seven varieties of imported malts; complex finish, with hints of smoke, spice and peat

6.00/3.00

ALASKAN BREWING CO. – JUNEAU, AK
AMBER 8.5%
Richly malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to make this beautiful amber well balanced

6.00/3.00

TYRANENA BREWING CO. – LAKE MILLS, WI
ROCKY’S REVENGE 6.0%
An American Brown ale with a portion aged in bourbon barrels creating a uniquely complex ale

6.50/3.25

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. – CHICAGO, IL
HONKERS ALE 4.3%
This ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer

6.00/3.00

Indie Lagers

SURLY BREWING CO. – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
HELL 4.5%
A pale-gold lager with bready malt aromas and flavors, floral hop aroma, and a balanced finish

6.00/3.00

BENT PADDLE BREWING CO. – DULUTH, MN
VENTURE PILS 5.0%
Refreshingly crisp with a gentle floral hop aroma; this craft lager harmonizes noble hops and premium malts

6.00/3.00

BAUHAUS BREW LABS – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
WONDERSTUFF 5.4%
Delivers the clean, balanced flavors you’d expect from a Bohemian-style Pilsner, but with a powerful, citrus hop twist

6.00/3.00

ROGUE ALES – NEWPORT, OR
DEAD GUY ALE 6.5%
A German style Maibock with a hazy amber appearance and medium body; extremely malty aroma and flavor with a slight hint of hops

7.00/3.50

BOSTON BEER CO. – BOSTON, MA
SAM ADAMS BOSTON LAGER 4.9%
Full-flavored with a balance of malty sweetness contrasted by hop spiciness and a smooth finish

6.00/3.00

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. – CHICAGO, IL
FOUR STAR PILS 4.7%
This Pilsner made with 3 kinds of hops and light in body for a clean and crisp flavor with light floral notes

6.00/3.00

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. – PETALUMA, CA
LAGUNITAS PILS 6.0%
Brewed with loads of imported Saaz hops and a bottom-fermenting yeast strain; spicy grassy hop presence, with quite a bit of grain

6.00/3.00

Belgians

BIERBROUWERIJ DE KONINGHOEVEN B.V. – NETHERLANDS
LATRAPPE QUADRUPEL 10.0%
La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber color; its warm and intense flavor is rich and finely balanced

10.00/6.00

LIFT BRIDGE BREWERY – STILLWATER, MN
FARM GIRL SAISON 6.0%
Tastes of light banana & clove mix with sourdough sweetness, some spicy yeast & fruity lingers of citrus & pear

6.00/3.00

DOOR COUNTY BREWING CO. – BAILEYS HARBOR, WI
PASTORAL 6.5%
Both refreshing and dry, with hints of pepper, citrus and green grass

7.00/3.50

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. – CHICAGO, IL
SOFIE 6.5%
A tart, dry Saison with a subtle peppery note and hint of citrus from orange peel and a creamy vanilla finish

11.00/5.50

INSIGHT BREWING – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
SUNKEN CITY 7.8%
The fruity and light spiciness of the beer blends delicately with the grassy herbal characters of the sauvignon blanc grapes

7.00/3.50

VICTORY BREWING CO. – DOWNINGTOWN, PA
GOLDEN MONKEY 9.5%
A sparkling approach and overall light body temper the richness of imported malts and Belgian yeast

7.00/3.50

BROUWERIJ DUVEL MOORTGAT NV – BELGIUM
DUVEL 8.5%
A Belgian golden ale with a pale straw color and a light, crisp body; sweet and spicy in flavor with a slight fruitiness

13.00/6.50

UNIBROUE CHAMBLY – QUEBEC, CANADA
LA FIN DU MONDE 9.0%
A Belgian Tripel brewed with high amounts of bottle fermented yeast and showcasing a sweet and spicy flavor

8.00/4.00

BOULEVARD BREWING CO. – KANSAS CITY, MO
TANK 7 8.5%
A straw-colored, light to medium bodied beer with an earthy, spicy, grapefruit aroma and a soft, sweet flavor

8.00/4.00

Wheat

RUSH RIVER BREWING CO. — RIVER FALLS, WI
Small Axe 4.5%
Malts bring a light sweet syrupy-like flavor; also gets slightly fruity, with apple and pear like fruit flavors

6.00/3.00

DOOR COUNTY BREWING CO. — BAILEYS HARBOR, WI
Little Sister 5.4%
Aroma is heavy on coriander, a little bit of floral; taste has a hint of sweetness at first, becoming dry in the middle

7.50/3.50

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. — CHICAGO, IL
312 4.2%
A spicy aroma of Cascade hops is followed by a crisp, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth creamy body

7.00/3.25

FULTON BREWING CO. — MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Lonely Blonde 4.8%
Starts with slightly dry malt flavors then a little hops and a dry hop finish; medium body

6.00/3.00

BRAUEREI AYING-INSELKAMMER — GERMANY
AYINGER BRAU-WEISSE 5.0%
A full bodied, unfiltered wheat ale brewed with hints of lemon, vanilla and floral notes

9.00/4.00

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. — CHICAGO, IL
Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale 7.5%
A wheat ale brewed with 50% wheat and a ton of hops; beautiful orange in color and brewed with apricot and floral hop aromas

6.50/3.25

COORS BREWING CO. — GOLDEN, CO
Blue Moon 5.4%
The flavor starts crisp and tangy and ends with a coriander and orange spiciness; the Valencia orange peel gives a subtle sweetness to the beer

6.50/3.00

AVERY BREWING — BOULDER. CO
White Rascal 5.6%
A Belgian-style white ale, cleverly spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel producing a refreshingly zesty classic ale.

6.00/3.00

Pale Ales & IPAs

SURLY BREWING CO. – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FURIOUS 6.6%
An IPA with a rich malt sweetness infused with a bright hop flavor and aroma

6.50/3.25

FULTON BREWING CO. – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
SWEET CHILD OF VINE 6.4%
Medium bodied ale with a very dry, clean finish; herbal on the nose with some pine and roasty malt; a subtle piney hop bitterness

6.00/3.00

INDEED BREWING CO. – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
DAY TRIPPER 5.4%
Flavors of pale malt and bitter green hoppiness; light bodied and flavorful; biscuit aftertaste with some dry greenery intermingled

6.00/3.00

CASTLE DANGER BREWERY – TWO HARBORS, MN
ODE 7.0%
Citra, Azacca, Amarillo and Centennial hops lend bright citrus and tropical fruit flavor and aroma; ending with medium bitterness

6.50/3.25

BELL’S BREWERY – KALAMAZOO, MI
TWO HEARTED ALE 7.0%
An IPA that has intense hop aromas and malt balance with notes of grapefruit and pine resin and fruity aromas for the house yeast

6.50/3.25

SUMMIT BREWING CO. – ST. PAUL, MN
SUMMIT EPA 5.2%
Bronze color and Gold medal-winning flavor with caramel, biscuity malts superbly balanced with an earthy hop bite and juicy citrus

6.00/3.00

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. – PETALUMA, CA
LAGUNITAS IPA 6.2%
A well- rounded, highly drinkable IPA; a bit of caramel malted barley provides the richness that mellows out the hops

6.00/3.00

FOUNDERS BREWING CO. – GRAND RAPIDS, MI
ALL DAY IPA 4.7%
This session IPA is highly drinkable but maintains the intense tropical aromas and complex flavors

6.00/3.00

BALLAST POINT BREWING CO. – SAN DIEGO, CA
SCULPIN IPA 7.0%
An IPA with bright flavors and aromas of apricot, peach, mango, and lemon; the lighter body also brings out the crispness of the hops

7.00/3.50

GLUTENBERG BREWING CO. – MONTREAL, CANADA
GLUTENBERG IPA 6.0%
A perfect harmony between citrus aroma, hop freshness and bitterness; releasing apricot and soft caramel notes; gluten free

7.50/3.75

OSKAR BLUES BREWERY – LONGMONT, CO
DALES PALE ALE 6.5%
An American Pale ale with a hoppy start, a slight malt in the middle and a crisp, clean hop finish

6.00/3.00

DESCHUTES BREWERY – BEND, OR
FRESH SQUEEZED 6.4%
A mouthwatering delicious IPA gets its flavor from heavy helping of Citra and Mosaic hops

6.50/3.25

CASTLE DANGER BREWING – TWO HARBORS, MN
17-7 5.8%
A hop-forward pale ale brewed with seven hop varieties, but has enough biscuit-malt backbone to keep it honest

6.00/3.00

STONE BREWING CO. – ESCONDIDO, CA
STONE IPA 6.9%
This golden beauty explodes with citrusy, piney hop flavors and aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character

6.50/3.25

BEAR REPUBLIC BREWING CO. – HEALDSBURG, CA
RACER 5 7.5%
This hoppy IPA is a full bodied beer brewed with malted barley, wheat, and crystal malts that highlight the floral qualities of Columbus and Cascade hops

7.00/3.50

Strong & Imperial IPAs

MILWAUKEE BREWING CO. – MILWAUKEE, WI
HOP FREAK 8.7%
A collaboration with Milwaukee’s own Rishi Tea, this IPA is infused with Organic Jasmine Tea, lending a sweet, floral aroma

6.00/3.00

SQUATTERS CRAFT BEERS SALT – LAKE CITY, UT
HOP RISING 9.0%
Brewed with three different malts to create enough flavor to perfectly balance the three varieties of hops

8.00/4.00

STONE BREWING CO. – ESCONDIDO, CA
ARROGANT BASTARD 7.2%
“Arrogance” shows its face with an aggressive hop bitterness from start to finish and a certain malt sweetness in the background

7.50/3.75

TOPPLING GOLIATH – DECORAH, IA
BITER 7.2%
This perfect blend of six hop varieties will overload your taste buds with gigantic, unrelenting flavor

7.00/3.50

SIXPOINT BREWERY – BROOKLYN, NY
RESIN 9.1%
An Imperial IPA with a strong malt backbone, notes of grapefruit and a strong hoppy finish

8.00/4.00

Stouts & Porters

612 BREW – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
THE OUTFIT 8.1%
Pours a deep chocolate brown, rich in roasted malt aromas and coffee flavors; notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, and sweet, toasted maltiness

6.50/3.25

CENTRAL WATERS BREWING CO. – AMHERST, WI
MUD PUPPY PORTER 5.5%
A robust, yet suprisingly refreshing porter with chocolate aromas and balanced by liberal hopping

7.00/3.50

BENT PADDLE BREWING CO. – DULUTH, MN
COLD PRESS BLACK ALE 6.0%
Smooth, chocolatey, semi-roasted ale that bridges a porter and a stout; infused with fresh Duluth Coffee Co. “Crazy Juice” cold press coffee

7.00/3.50

ST JAMES GATE – DUBLIN, IRELAND
GUINNESS 4.2%
Roasted taste is present with no hops in the flavor or aroma; low carbonation and an extra-thick head

7.00/3.00

NORTHGATE BREWING – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
MAGGIES LEAP 4.9%
Sparse hopping and the addition of lactose creates a wonderful sweetness; pairs perfectly with the roasted malt and coffee notes

7.50/3.25

LEFT HAND BREWERY CO. – LONGMONT, CO
LEFT HAND MILK STOUT 5.8%
Strong roasted malt and coffee flavors build the foundation for this classic cream stout

7.00/3.50

BRECKENRIDGE BREWERY – LITTLETON, CO
BRECKENRIDGE VANILLA PORTER 5.4%
A traditional porter with chocolate and roasted malt qualities; brewed with vanilla to add a sweet and smooth taste

7.00/3.50

LUPINE BREWING CO. – DELANO, MN
MURDER OF CRANBERRIES 5.8%
Big bold stout; slightly smokey earthen aromatic; hints of bitter coffee and burnt barley; spiked with a hit of fresh cranberry

7.00/3.50

NORTH COAST BREWING CO. – FORT BRAGG, CA
OLD RASPUTIN 9.0%
A rich, intense and complex Imperial Stout with a robust palate; fruity nose and a warming finish

7.00/3.50

LAKE MONSTER BREWING CO. – ST. PAUL, MN
MURMUR MILK STOUT 6.0%
A dark roasty ale with notes of chocolate and coffee; lactose adds a full body and mouthfeel

7.50/3.25

Ciders

SOCIABLE CIDER WERKS – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FREEWHEELER 5.8%
Blend of Haralson, Honeycrisp, and SweeTango apples provide a tart but subtle apple flavor; Willamette hops add a hint of earthen aroma

6.50/3.25

BOSTON BEER CO. – BOSTON, MA
ANGRY ORCHARD 5.0%
This crisp and refreshing Cider mixes sweetness of the apples with a subtle dryness for a balanced taste

6.00/3.00

MCKENZIE’S HARD CIDER – WEST SENECA, NY
BLACK CHERRY CIDER 5.0%
An inspiration to hard cider – rich amber, full body with a refreshingly sweet cherry finish.

6.00/3.00

MAIDEN ROCK WINERY & CIDERY – STOCKHOLM, WI
HONEY CRISP HARD 6.8%
Distinctive, snappy and sassy; tickles the palate with a crescendo of subtle flavors and a crisp, lingering finish

7.00/3.50

CIDERBOYS CIDER CO. – STEVENS POINT, WI
FIRST PRESS 5.0%
A cider with sweet, crisp and tart apple flavors

6.00/3.00

FRUITED & SOURS

SIERRA NEVADA BREWING CO. – CHICO, CA
OTRA VEZ 4.5%
This light bodied, thirst quenching German-style gose is complex and tangy with prickly pear to compliment the tart refreshing flavors

6.00/3.00

BROUWERIJ LINDEMANS – BELGIUM
LINDEMANS FRAMBOISE 2.5%
A spontaneously fermented ale brewed with raspberries to add a rich sweet flavor balanced with natural sourness

10.00/6.00

WELLS & YOUNG LTD. – UNITED KINGDOM
BANANA BREAD 5.3%
A dark golden colored ale with a malty aroma and a gentle nose of banana; the tropical flavor is followed by a mild bitterness

8.00/4.00

UNIBROUE CHAMBLY – QUEBEC, CANADA
EPHEMERE 5.5%
Brewed with green apple shavings gives this brew a tart, yet bitter finish that follows the sweet start

9.00/4.50

SMALL TOWN BREWERY – WAUCONDA, IL
NOT YOUR FATHER’S ROOTBEER 5.9%
Silky and smooth, this “adult soda” aims to please with flavors reminiscent of Root Beer

7.00/3.50

Lighter Lagers

COORS BREWING CO. – GOLDEN, CO
COORS LIGHT 4.2%
A light Lager that has a crisp flavor and light body

5.00/—

ANHEUSER-BUSCH – ST. LOUIS, MO
MICHELOB GOLDEN DRAFT LIGHT 4.1%
A cold filtered light lager beer that is brewed using a blend of two-row and six-row barley malt, premium American hops and rice

5.00/—

MILLER BREWING CO. – MILWAUKEE, WI
MILLER LITE 4.2%
A light Lager with a rich, full bodied flavor and slight hop bitterness

5.00/—

ABINBEV
STELLA ARTIOS 5.0%
A light bodied, golden colored Belgian Lager with a bold hop aroma and a crisp finish

6.50/—

GRUPO MODELO – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
PACIFICO CLARA 4.5%
A light bodied, highly carbonated, clean and crisp South American Lager

6.00/—

Limited

We have 12 taps dedicated to ever-rotating specials. This Limited Beer List can change daily, and rare kegs can be tapped out at great speed, so the best place to see what is on tap right now is our beer board on our wall. You can also follow us on Beer Menus for instant updates and alerts!

Highlights of the last few months have been….


SURLY DARKNESS 2016
PRAIRIE STANDARD
CLOWN SHOES CHOCOLATE SOMBRERO
BENT PADDLE HARNESS IPA
FOUNDERS BREAKFAST STOUT
SURLY ABRASIVE
GREEN FLASH PASSION FRUIT KICKER
NEW BELGIUM + FIRESTONE WALKER FAT HOPPY
OSKAR BLUES OLD CHUB SCOTCH ALE NITRO
EPIC BREWING BRAINLESS RASPBERRY ALE (NITRO)
ARROGANT BASTARD BREWING WHO YOU CALLING A WUSSIE PILS
BRASSERIE LA CARACOLE SAXO
NEW BELGIUM TART LYCHEE
REDSTONE MEADERY BLACK RASPBERRY NECTAR
TYRANENA THREE BEACHES HONEY BLONDE
MILLSTREAM BIG HONEY HEFE
GOOSE ISLAND GREEN LINE
SUMMIT ZINGIBER
INDEED BREWING DANDY LAGER
SURLY TEN
LIFT BRIDGE HOP DISH

Example of our beer board in action (not current: again, can change daily!)

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Beer Flights

TWIN CITY SUNRISE
Maggie’s Leap – Northgate Brewing
Irish Amber – Finnegans Brew Co.
Bender – Surly Brewing Co.
Venture Pils – Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

12.00

CIDER CITY
Freewheeler – Sociable Cider Werks
Kinglet Bitter Cider – AeppelTreow Winery and Distillery
Honeycrisp Hard – Maiden Rock Winery and Cidery
First Press – Ciderboys

12.50

WHEAT’S NEAT
Little Sister – Door County Brewing Co.
Small Axe – Rush River Brewing Co.
312 – Goose Island Brewery
Little Sumpin Sumpin – Lagunitas Brewing Co.

13.00

IPAs FOR DAYS
Two Hearted – Bell’s Brewery
Dale’s Pale Ale – Oskar Blues Brewing Co.
Citradelic – New Belgium Brewing Co
Stone IPA – Stone Brewing Co.

12.50

Happy Hour (M-F 3-6pm)

APPS & TAPS
Enjoy our featured apps and taps for just 4.00 each

APPS
Pretzel Bites
Cheese Curds
Firecracker Rolls
Steak Taquitos
Fried Pickles
Fish Cakes

TAPS
Ask your server for today’s selection, or check which tap has a necklace on it

 

1/2 off wine
1 white and 1 red wine featured at half-off

Happy Hour is every weekday, Monday to Friday, from 3pm – 6pm. More details here.

Exclusive year-round beer with Goose Island

Bottleneck Management and Goose Island have collaborated on a brand new beer that is available year-round exclusively at Bottleneck Management restaurants and bars. Bottlenectar features a unique and distinct German hop variety called Huell Melon, making for a balanced and refreshing pale ale.

Watch Goose Island Brewmaster Jared Jankoski and Bottleneck’s Nate Hilding talk about the joint venture:

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