Find Craft Breweries in Minneapolis
Get a taste for Minneapolis at any of our local craft breweries! From weekend drinkers and water sippers to dog lovers and food enthusiasts, there's a Minneapolis brewery for every kind of food and drink fanatic.
56 Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
56 Brewing brings beer lovers together while highlighting the Northeast Minneapolis community qand culture. Their high-quality craft beer is produced at a lower volume in a micro-brewery, allowing brewers to focus on quality and consistency. 56 Brewing only provides growler purchases, but all are welcome to sample beers before deciding on a purchase.
612 Brew: Minneapolis, MN
612Brew produces small batch beers of the highest quality to satisfy the craft beer enthusiast and weekend beer drinker. The quality ingredients used in the line of beers are sourced as close to Minneapolis as possible, bringing true meaning to local beer.
Able Seedhouse: Minneapolis, MN
Able Seedhouse was started by a few guys who wanted to make things together. The brewery's name lends to one's ability to do anything. Able Seedhouse values locally sourced grains and aims to continue pushing the benefits of Minnesota small grains. Forging relationships with farmers, scientists, bakers, distillers, food companies, other brewers and their own customers is of high importance to the community of Able.
Bauhaus Brew Labs: Minneapolis, MN
Bauhaus Brew Labs flaunts a community of "forward drinkers" and celebrates the joys of art and craft in our daily lives. Bauhaus has designed their beer to ignite the drinker's senses and make their wildest dreams come true.
Boom Island Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
Specializing in unique, Belgian-inspired craft brews, Boom Island’s beer is like a symphony of exceptional flavors; a traditional style with an untraditional brewer. Founded by two professional French horn players, the brewery has successfully channeled their creativity into the brews they produce.
Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative: Minneapolis, MN
Broken Clock is a member owned cooperative in Northeast Minneapolis that creates high quality experiences and beer through collaboration and service within the community. They have over 685 members and counting!
Clockwerks Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
At Clockwerks, they have a passion for session beers — flavorful, drinkable, well-balanced styles that make you want to take another sip, and then another. Think solid lagers, traditional bocks, session IPAs, and various light-bodied ales. Their session beers feature a balance between malt and hop characters with a clean finish. In addition to their session beers, they typically have 1–2 big flavor, seasonally special styles in rotation. Check out their menu to see what's being poured!
Dangerous Man Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
This destination microbrewery and taproom focuses on high-quality, small-batch production beers with ever-changing taps. This brewery is a hub for beer lovers and those looking for everything from traditional to extreme in their brews. Their flagship is the peanut butter porter. You've got to try it!
Day Block Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
Day Block is one of the few breweries in the downtown metro offering food, beer and a full-service bar. You’ll find pizza, sandwiches, salads and a variety of bar snacks. But this isn’t your typical bar food. Almost all of their ingredients are locally produced and their food is made from scratch. You won’t just find your typical cheese or pepperoni pizza, they offer Bahn Mizza, Taco Truck and Leviathan among others. Their salads are fresh and full of flavor. You can even build your own if that’s more your style. If you’re looking for something different and unique, try their bacon and pickle flights. Pair with a beer and you are set!
Eastlake Craft Brewery: Minneapolis, MN
This brewery and taproom brews post-modern American and traditional European beers. With craftsman-brewed ales and lagers for die-hard beer fans, Eastlake also has non-alcoholic options for non-drinkers, under 21-year olds, and gluten-free individuals.
Fair State Brewing Cooperative: Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota’s first cooperative brewery puts the natural connection between the brewer and community to work. Fair State produces something great by creating infinite community and quality beers.
Falling Knife Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
This 20-barrel brewhouse is willing to take some risks – even if it means a few cuts along the way. This spot offers table service – something you won’t find at most breweries! Just beyond the main taproom is a smaller room with TVs and pinball machines for sports and gaming fans.
Finnegans: Minneapolis, MN
Drink local, give local. 100% of the profits at Finnegans Brew Co. goes to feeding the hungry. Finnegans believes in turning beer into food.
Freehouse Brewery: Minneapolis, MN
Giving their customers the freedom of choice, Freehouse Brewery serves their beer side-by-side with their competition –with the belief that the quality of ingredients paired with the care and craft of their brewmaster will set their brews apart. Freehouse’s commitment and love for their craft makes it a worthy choice.
Fulton Beer: Minneapolis, MN
Claiming the title of Minnesota’s first legal taproom, Fulton Beer has produced some of Minnesota’s most popular beers, including Sweet Child of Vine IPA, The Lonely Blond, and The Libertine.
Headflyer Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
To be a HeadFlyer is to boldly step outside your comfort zone, pursue possibility and take on the unknown. The taproom is warm, friendly and welcoming, but their beers are bold, flavorful, and edgy. Spend some time in their sun-filled taproom, or take it to the patio when the temps are up!
The Herkimer: Minneapolis, MN
The Herkimer Pub and Brewery boasts small-batch craft beer, award-winning food, and the title of a local neighborhood favorite. Tending to everyone’s needs, Herkimer offers a full-service bar with craft beer brewed on site, an espresso bar, and a full-service kitchen open late night-close. Brunch is served 7 days a week, with two daily happy hours and games and events to keep the atmosphere outstanding.
Inbound Brew Co.: Minneapolis, MN
Located in the North Loop, Inbound is a craft brewery and taproom that's all in on beer. They experiment and refine the most drinkable, impressive beer in town. Open at noon daily, the taproom hosts live music, beer releases, and daily food trucks.
Indeed Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
Nestled along train tracks in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District, Indeed is a full-scale production brewery with an eclectic line-up of distinctive flagship brews, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty beers. They don’t just brew beer, they craft experiences. “We Are Thirsty Creatures Indeed.”
Insight Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
Globally inspired, and locally brewed –Minneapolis style- Insight’s brewmaster creates distinctive craft beers influences by his travels around the world. Five year-round beers each tell a different tale, with seasonal brews and more coming from the brewmaster’s vault.
La Doña Cervecería: Minneapolis, MN
La Doña is a unique for-benefit brewery, taproom and entertainment space in Minneapolis that fuses Latin culture and The North. They are brewing a collection of authentic beers inspired by both Latin America and Minnesota. You might know their cervezas as Doña Chela, the original brand created by the founder Sergio Manancero.
Lakes and Legends Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
A relaxing and comfortable home away from home, Lakes and Legends brewery and taproom is the perfect place to socialize over community tables or a game of hammerschlagen. Live music, food trucks, performances and fundraisers regularly add to the atmosphere.
LynLake Brewery: Minneapolis, MN
LynLake Brewery features a lineup of high-quality flagship craft beers, with seasonal rotations and specialties. With beers crafter to bring out bold flavors and aromas of quality ingredients, LynLake also offers a rooftop patio for relaxation when the weather is right.
Modist Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
Named one of the best new breweries in the Unites States by BeerAdvocate in 2016, Modist’s brewhouse allows them to make beers that are traditionally impossible. With a philosophy of creativity, their Head Brewer starts with a flavor and experience in mind, then works backward. Every beer crafted creates a new experience.
Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub: Minneapolis, MN
Unlike most brewery taprooms, Northbound is a full-service brewpub with a restaurant and full bar. Consistently crafting adventurous top-notch beers, Northbound is an award-winning brewpub with mentions in the City Pages ‘Best Of’ issues, USA Today’s ‘Top 20 Brewpubs’ and a Silver Medal from the World Beer Cup.
ONE Fermentary & Taproom: Minneapolis, MN
Crafting small batch beers, ONE Fermentary and Taproom focuses on unique fermentation processes – and not just for beer! Think wine, cocktails and other collabs plus food offered at this North Loop brewpub.
Pryes Brewing Company: Minneapolis, MN
Enjoy riverside views on the patio, order food from their guest kitchen, watch a game of feather bowling (what?!), or get cozy in the lounge. And don't forget to try their signature brew, the Miraculum IPA.
Rock Bottom Brewery: Minneapolis, MN
Rock Bottom is passionate about pints and maniacal for malts. While they pride themselves on their remarkably consistent qualities of beer, they’re just as dedicated to letting the personality, experience and expertise of each Brewmaster shine through. With a food menu to pair with your brew, Rock Bottom has everything you need.
Sisyphus Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
Craft beers, brewed without a purpose, for a greater purpose. Sisyphus features eight beers on tap, with live comedy and events to keep the atmosphere lively.
Surly Brewing Co.: Minneapolis, MN
Surly Brewing Co.'s philosophy is better poured than written. The beer is what matters most, above everything else. With food options, a beautiful patio and outdoor fires and games when the weather complies, Surly is the perfect place to spend any evening.
Town Hall Brewery: Minneapolis, MN
Town Hall is a gathering place, a space to spend time with friends –both old and new. Their award-winning brews and comfortable atmosphere make Town Hall a brilliant stop for a pint.
Utepils Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
At Utepils, good living comes from good brewing. This full-scale craft brewery gets its name from the Norwegian word which refers to “the longing and anticipation for the first beer enjoyed in the sunshine.” Minnesotans near and far can relate to the anticipation of spring and enjoyment of the first pint outdoors –making a perfect name for an outstanding Minnesotan brewery.
Venn Brewing: Minneapolis, MN
From full flavored craft lagers to carefully crafted ales, Venn's beers are meant to be enjoyed while catching up with old friends or while making new ones. They're a local company with global inspiration and a passion for awesome beer. So swing by, belly up to the bar, and raise a glass to good times. (They also have locally made kombucha!)
Wild Mind Artisan Ales: Minneapolis, MN
Specializing in wild, farmhouse, saison and rustic ales with old-world style and new world flair, Wild Mind is carefully chaotic. Their beers are designed to buck convention and stretch the flavor profiles of what beer can be.