There has never been a better time to join the craft beer scene in the Twin Cities. What began after a legislative battle for taproom rights has now boomed into a full craft brew city. Grab yourself a pint or a flight and taste your way through the cities best brews.
Types of beer include: ales, lagers, stouts, porters, malts
Whether you are making a day of it or stopping by for just one, discover what breweries made the top our our list.
Twin Cities Breweries
- Bad Weather Brewing Company
- Bauhaus Brew Labs
- Dangerous Man Brewing Company
- Flat Earth Brewing
- Fulton Brewery
- Indeed Brewing Company
- Lift Bridge Brewing Company
- Sociable Cider Werks
- Summit Brewing Company
- Surly Brewing Company
- Tin Whiskers Brewing Company
How To Get Here
Surly Brewing Company
15.0 MILES FROM HOTEL
Surly Brewing, the name upon which the craft beer boom began in the twin cities, truly lives up to its identity as a “destination brewery”. Whether you are craving a pub fare, craft pairings, or just a relaxing beer garden, Surly has it all! If you are seeking a more interactive experience and want to see the art of the craft, take a tour and see it for yourself.
- Staple: Xtra Citra Pale Ale
- Seasonal: Wet & Obviously Darkness
Fulton Brewing Company
20.0 MILES FROM HOTEL
Minnesota’s first taproom, situated just blocks from Target field, is the perfect place to stop before a Twins game, or just to try out some new beers during happy hour. Step out on their patios and enjoy the brews on a nice day. Don’t forget to pair your beer with a food from the food trucks that rotate daily.
- Staple: 300
- Seasonal: War & Peace
Indeed Brewing Company
19.2 MILES FROM HOTEL
Indeed’s taproom feels more like a small corner bar, complete with reclaimed wood and exposed brick. Their partnership with local food trucks provides a rotating food menu to accompany their wide array of beers on tap. Tour the facilities or sit out on the patio with friends; Indeed Brewing is the perfect place to grab a pint and relax.
- Staple: Day Tripper Pale Ale
- Seasonal: Rum King Imperial Stout
Bad Weather Brewing Company
11.5 MILES FROM HOTEL
Bad Weather’s taproom in Saint Paul is the perfect place to grab a beer and meet friends. The taproom itself seats 100, but if it’s packed, step out on to the three season patio or grab a bite to eat. Rotating Food trucks provide a unique opportunity for beer pairings as well.
- Staple: Windvane Red Ale
- Seasonal: Ominous Double Brown Ale
Dangerous Man Brewing Company
19.7 MILES FROM HOTEL
Grab a pint and make some friends. Relax and enjoy the brews with friends or take a seat at the communal table and meet other brew fans. Never be hungry at Dangerous Man as they are close to many restaurants and offer a rotating food truck menu.
- Staple: Orange Dreamsicle IPA
- Seasonal: Peanut Butter Porter
Flat Earth Brewing Company
7.6 MILES FROM HOTEL
Flat Earth Brewing has been making a name for themselves in the Twin Cities. Their new taproom and brewing operation is located in the old Hamm’s Brewery. Enjoy the past and present of Minnesota brewing all in one place.
- Staple: Angry Planet Pale Ale
- Seasonal: Black Helicopter Coffee Stout
Lift Bridge Brewing Company
13.5 MILES FROM HOTEL
Lift Bridge’s taproom has a rustic homegrown feel to it complete with hardwood benches and tables. The brewery is known for many of their classic brews as well as their growing soda portfolio, especially their house root beer.
- Staple: Hop Dish IPA
- Seasonal: Silhouette
Summit Brewing Company
12.7 MILES FROM HOTEL
Summit’s taproom is more like a giant beer hall, complete with communal tables and live music. The outdoor patio is a great place to enjoy a beer and good weather or join in on trivia game nights. There is never a dull moment at this brewery.
- Staple: EPA
- Seasonal: Oatmeal Stout