Brewer’s Association Top 50 American Craft Breweries Tap Invasion

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Date(s) - Wednesday, May 18
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Happy Gnome


In conjunction with American Craft Beer week we will be featuring the breweries (available in MN) named the Top 50 American Craft Breweries by the Brewer’s Association.  In addition to featured beers we will have seasonals, flagship and other offerings from the listed breweries.

Here is the list of just some of what will be featured:

Rank Brewery/Featured Beer City State
2 Boston Beer Co – Got To Gose 4.8% ABV and Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) 10% ABV Boston MA
3 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co – Squared Away Weizenbock 6.9%ABV Chico CA
4 New Belgium Brewing Co- Sunshine Wheat 4.8% ABV and Heavy Melon 5%ABV Fort Collins CO
6 Lagunitas Brewing Co-Waldo’s Special Ale 11.5% ABV and Lagunitas Pils 6% ABV Petaluma CA
7 Bell’s Brewery Inc Bell’s Honey Hearted 16.3% ABV and Oberon 5.8% ABV Comstock MI
8 Deschutes Brewery-Not the Stoic ’15 12.1%ABV Bend OR
10 Stone Brewing Co-Hibuscuscity 7.4% ABV Escondido CA
11 Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Sour Wench Blackberry 7% ABV plus Sculpin 7% ABV San Diego CA
12 Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Improved Old Fashion 11.28%ABV and Brooklyn Summer 5.0%ABV Brooklyn NY
14 Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co Droppin’ Beets 6.3% Longmont CO
15 Duvel Moortgat USA –  Boulevard Tripel Julep 11.5% ABV, Ommegang Gnomegang 9.5%ABV, Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence 7.0% ABV Kansas City & Cooperstown MO/NY
21 Great Lakes Brewing Co Alberta Clipper 6.8% ABV Cleveland OH
22 Alaskan Brewing Co-Smoked Porter 6.5% ABV Juneau AK
23 Abita Brewing Co-Bourbon St Rye Pale Ale 10% ABV Abita Springs LA
24 Anchor Brewing Co – Brekel’s Brown 6.0% ABV San Francisco CA
26 Victory Brewing Co Kirsch Gose 4.7% ABV Downingtown PA
27 August Schell Brewing Co-Hop Rocket Hefeweizen 4.75% ABV New Ulm MN
29 Summit Brewing Co-Keller Pils 5.1%ABV Saint Paul MN
32 Odell Brewing Co-The Big Cookie A La Mode (Vanilla Brown Ale) 6.8% ABV Fort Collins CO
33 Southern Tier Brewing Co Choklat Oranji 10%abv Lakewood NY
34 Rogue Ales Brewery-Cold Brewed IPA 7.5% ABV Newport OR
35 21st Amendment Brewery Hell or High Watermelon Wheat 4.9% ABV Bay Area CA
37 Flying Dog Brewery Tropcial Bitch 8% ABV Frederick MD
39 Left Hand Brewing Co Milk Stout Nitro 6%ABV and Good Ju Ju Ginger 4.5% ABV Longmont CO
40 Uinta Brewing Co – Coffee Pilsner 4% ABV Salt Lake City UT
41 Green Flash Brewing Co – Natura Morta Cherry 6.5% ABV San Diego CA
47 Breckenridge Brewery- Vanilla Porter On Nitro 4.7% ABV Littleton CO
48 North Coast Brewing Co Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout Nitro 9% Fort Bragg CA