|Photo courtesy of Bent Paddle Brewing Co.|
The growth of taprooms in the state of Minnesota has led to far more than just a growth in beer options. They have become neighborhood gathering centers, and no two are alike. Each taproom reflects the ownership as well as the local culture. And while many taproom activities have a uniform popularity -- from board games to bags -- music adds one of the most distinctive accents to the craft beer experience.
Earlier, we examined some metro area hotspots. Here we provide a listing of taprooms across the rest of Minnesota where fresh local beers and live music can be paired. This is an overview, so make sure to check with the respective breweries for specific calendar events.More »