Eastlake Brewery & Tavern

Pros: Unique & enjoyable vibe, abundance of delectable food options Cons: Mood clash with Midtown Global Market Number one reason you should go: Quality music, a laid-back environment, and the presence of international snackage make Eastlake a suitable option for week night happy hour. It's interesting Eastlake Brewery & Tavern's intro mentions their location in the … Continue reading Eastlake Brewery & Tavern

Clockwerks Brewing

Pros: Inviting lounge atmosphere, fantastic beer, home brewer promotion Cons: No distribution of said fantastic beer Number one reason you should go: Clockwerks Brewing may be new but they've already made an indelible mark on my own mental brewery map of the Twin Cities. And the best part about Clockwerks: the beer is driving the … Continue reading Clockwerks Brewing

612Brew and (BONUS) LTD Brewing

Pros: (612) Busy but breathable, variety of seating options; (LTD) wide variety of beer, friendly atmosphere Cons: (612) Leery staff; (LTD) non-acoustic live music (why??), not accessible by public transportation Number one reason you should go: (612) Between the Better Homes & Gardens stone risers, next-door hallway with its iconic CITY sign, and other patio and interior seating, … Continue reading 612Brew and (BONUS) LTD Brewing