Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub to Open

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Jamie, Amy, and Bryce are just days away from opening the first brewpub in Minneapolis in a good decade.  And, from the looks of things the long wait could definitely be worth it.

The trio first gained notoriety when they began looking for investors. They made national news with their community based investment plan.  They offered locals a chance to invest in the their dream in exchange for beer for life, and the idea paid off.  Not only did they meet their funding goal, they have dozens of neighbors that are invested in making sure their new local does well.
When I last talked to Amy, she gave me a quick rundown of some of the more exciting menu items while I enjoyed a taste of their Wild Rice Amber Ale.  As I sipped on Jamie’s latest creation, I couldn’t help but think of how nicely the flavors would play with the variety of smoked meat, fish, and cheeses, as Amy described each in detail, after glorious detail.
Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub is located in south Minneapolis, just off 38th & Hiawatha.  It is mere feet from the light station.  It is the perfect starting or ending point for a trip into the city.  I know the next time I’m headed up the light rail line for a sporting event, I’ll be leaving early so I have time to stop in and grab a pint before the game.
With beer for life, a full menu of smoked food, a community based operation, and a location that won’t quit, the wait could definitively be worth it.  Let’s just hope we don’t have to wait another 10 years for the next great Brewpub.

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Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub

Grand Opening: Thursday, September 20th

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-1am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am

Address: 2716 East 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406 | 612-328-1450

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