Come experience a beer tasting like you never have before! Join our Certified Cicerone, as he/she presents you with a flight for the senses. You'll be presented with 5 unique American craft beers, all tasted blindly. This makes for an extremely fun tasting experience...allowing you to get out of your head, and just concentrate on the aromas and flavors you are experiencing while letting go of any preconceptions you have over a certain beer style. Come experience all the complexity that craft beer has to offer. We'll discuss each beer style, flavor descriptors and earn how to taste beer properly.
Ugly Holiday Sweater Bus Pub Crawl
Don your ugliest holiday sweater, hop on the heated coach bus and take a festive tour of some of Northeast Minneapolis' most storied bars. On this two and half hour pub tour you'll enjoy a drink at Psycho Suzo's that was featured on Diner, Drive In's and Dives; Gasthof's where you can enjoy beer in a boot or a snuff board; and Tony Jaros where you will enjoy their signature Greenie or Pinky drink. This tour also includes an Ugliest Holiday Sweater contest, prizes and a Polaroid picture to remember a bunch of people in sweaters just as ugly as yours.
Wine and Chocolate Pairing
Come learn, taste and sip the great pairings of wine and chocolate. We start with the "Story of Chocolate" where you will learn about the cultivation, processing and history of chocolate. Then you will enjoy wine and chocolate pairing and finish off the tasting with a truffle. Most evenings live music is available where you can enjoy more wine and chocolate or specialty craft beers, fine liqueurs and small plate food.