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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery — Minneapolis
(CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc.)
(Closed)
800 LaSalle Plaza
Minneapolis MN 55402
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Notes

Visited: September 7, 2002

Opened: 1993

Closed: 2020

Annual Production: 3,000 bbl

Rock Bottom is actually on the Hennepin Avenue side of LaSalle Plaza, between 8th and 9th Streets.

Updated: April 4, 2020

Beer List

    • Date: September 7, 2002 (#4424)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep dark red, thick head. Mildly roasty aroma. Medium-light body, sweet, roasty, nutty, some diacetyl.

    • Date: September 7, 2002 (#4423)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright deep red, moderate head. Mild caramel malt aroma.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    • Date: September 7, 2002 (#4428)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow, hazy, moderate head. Smoky banana aroma. Medium body, very grassy, very mild smoky banana flavor.

  • English-Style Pale Mild Ale
    • Date: September 7, 2002 (#4422)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright amber, thick head. Mild toasty malt aroma. Light body, malty, rather musty. Mild bitterness.

  • American-Style Lager

  • Saison Goux
    French & Belgian-Style Saison

  • St. Paul Pilsner
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Stillwater Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout