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Bent Paddle Brewing
The Bent Tap
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1832 West Michigan Street
Duluth MN 55806
Telephone: +1 218-279-2722
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday noon-10pm, Friday-Saturday noon-11pm, Sunday noon-10pm
Brewer: Bryon Tonnis, Colin Mullen
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Notes

Opened: 2013

Annual Production: 1,800 bbl

Contributors: Ralph Wells, Siegfried Binge

Bent Paddle's brewery is located nearby at 1912 West Michigan Street.

Updated: June 13, 2021

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Beer List

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    6.20% abv.
    • Date: June 2, 2021 (#10542)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Slight haze. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, grassy hops. Mildly grainy malt, graham crackers.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Biscuity, toasty, grainy malt supports a reasonably big grassy, fruity hop flavor. Nicely bitter, a little resiny. Lingering resiny, grassy hop finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pretty good beer.

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    6.00% abv.
    • Date: October 5, 2019 (#10109)
      Package: canned
      Place: Hy-Vee New Hope, New Hope MN
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly roasty, malty, grassy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Rich chocolate and malt, nicely roasty. A little grainy, a little grassy. Dry chocolatey finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good stout, er, porter.

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    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    5.00% abv.
    • Date: October 23, 2020 (#10365)
      Package: canned
      Place: Trader Joe's Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden, some haze. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly grainy, mildly sweet, mildly grassy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, fizzy. Sweet, mildly grainy malt. Grassy, kinda floral hop flavor. Low-medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      The label says "Ale", but I'm calling it an ESB.

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    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.00% abv.
    • Date: June 1, 2021 (#10539)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Yellow, opaque. Thick fluffy head
      Aroma (3½)
      Bready. Mild clove, mild banana, very mildly grassy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fizzy. Big bready wheat malt flavor, mildly yeasty. Mild clove flavor. Very mild banana note. Malty, bready finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good beer on a hot day.

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    Session Beer
    4.80% abv.

  • Saison
    Classic Saison
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