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17 East Seventh Street
Two Harbors MN 55616
Telephone: +1 218-834-5800
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 3:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday noon-10:00pm.
Brewer: Clint MacFarlane, Bjorn Erickson
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Notes

Opened: 2011

Annual Production: 14,000 bbl

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Clint MacFarlane, Jon Hughes, Lon Larson, Rich O\'Reskie

The new tap room opened August 15, 2014.

Updated: June 27, 2022

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Beer List

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    5.80% abv.
    • Date: August 4, 2020 (#10333)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brilliant amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (4)
      Bready. Fruity fresh hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, moderate carbonation. Bready, biscuity malt behind some fairly big, fruity, grassy, resiny hops. Medium-big bitterness. Smooth, well-balanced finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Real good beer.

  • 6.90% abv.
    • Date: June 14, 2022 (#11059)
      Package: draught
      Place: Pizza Pub Princeton, Princeton MN
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber, opaque. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Tropical, grassy, floral, citrusy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth and slick. Huge fruity hop flavor, medium bitterness. Biscuity, bready malt background. Lingering grassy-floral finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Pretty good beer.

  • German-Style Pilsener

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    American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: July 28, 2020 (#10324)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brilliant golden. Thick head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Mildly floral, mildly grainy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, moderate carbonation. Grainy malt, fairly sulfury. Grassy-floral hop flavor, low bitterness. Grainy, grassy finish, sulfury.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer

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    Imperial Stout
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: December 31, 2020 (#10412)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Low dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly chocolatey, mildly roasty, mildly malty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big, smooth. Malt, roasty and chocolatey, with a big grassy hop flavor. Medium-big bitterness. Nice coffee overtones, especially in the finish. Only very mildly warming.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Mild, for such a strong beer, which probably makes it dangerous.

  • American-Style Lager
    4.50% abv.

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    Mosaic IPA
    Fresh Hop Ale
    6.80% abv.

  • Nestor Grade Amber Ale
    Imperial or Double Red Ale
    7.00% abv.

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    North Shore Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager
    5.30% abv.

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    Ode IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.80% abv.

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    Red Hop
    Imperial or Double Red Ale
    6.90% abv.

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    White Pine Project IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    5.60% abv.