ENKI Brewing

Note: We visited ENKI Brewing back on Valentine's Day, before Minnesota bars and restaurants were closed and the stay-at-home order was in place. Their taproom is currently closed, but they are still offering curbside pickup. More info here. Key takeaways: Balcony overlooking brewing area, sizeable renovated warehouse space and deck, delicious mint-infused Mocha Porter. On … Continue reading ENKI Brewing

Vine Park Brewing

Key takeaways: Knowledgeable and friendly brewing instructors, laid back setting to explore beer brewing and learn about beer. Fantastic tours 😉 Have you ever brewed beer? I once asked for and received a beer brewing kit for my birthday only to let it sit in the back of my closet and eventually expire. It wasn't … Continue reading Vine Park Brewing

Fat Pants Brewing Co.

Key Takeaways: Eden Prairie's 1st brewery, indoor food truck, better-than-average beer (for a new brewery), regrettable live music choices When we first moved to Eden Prairie in November 2018, the closest brewery was Unmapped, 7 minutes away in Minnetonka. August 2019 heralded the arrival of Boom Island Brewing, which picked up from its namesake location in … Continue reading Fat Pants Brewing Co.

10K Brewing

Key Takeaways: 100% Minnesotan, live music done well, families, wood cabin vibes The slogan on 10K Brewing's website reads "Nice beer. Nice people." Simple though it may be, this phrase sums up well the sensibility of this popular, far-flung (by city folk standards) brewery: Minnesota nice. Whether it's because of it's northernmost location, the wood … Continue reading 10K Brewing