MnMo editor Rachel Hutton and MPR’s John Birge talk taprooms
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Microbreweries are having a moment. Last week on Moveable Feast, burger joints were the topic of discussion—this week Rachel and John explore the burger’s counterpart, the brew (check out our Taproom Guide for a complete list).
Since the “Surly Bill” passed in 2011, the Twin Cities have been in the midst of a microbrewery boom with new alehouses emerging every few weeks. The brew scene is full of diversity—from brewing styles to taproom atmosphere—there is something for everyone.
If you are looking for Belgians, head over to Boom Island Brewing Company. If you reach for the artsy-illustrated cans of Indeed’s Day Tripper Pale Ale at your local liquor store, check out their Northeast brewery.
To listen to the full Moveable Feast episode, check out Classical MPR’s site.