Nick of the North

Lil' LynLake Love

Nick Ortloff - Monday, October 20, 2014



Last weekend while I was heading down to Minneapolis, I was looking at my Facebook feed when I noticed a place called LynLake Brewery had just opened its doors the day before. Since I'm always looking for new craft beer to try out, I decided I would check it out.

The next day I made my way there and I noticed that it was about two storefronts down from The Herkimer, a well known brewpub in Uptown. 

From the outside, it looks like a rustic old theater complete with an old marquee. Upon entering the taproom, I was impressed with not only how enormous it was, but how that Uptown decor and old theater feel blended so seamlessly together

As of writing, they have six selections on tap and it covers a good range, from a blonde ale all the way to a stout. Of all the beers that had on tap, my favorite by far was the Sideburns Milk Stout. It's got a nice rich chocolate and lactose flavor with a sweet chocolate malt and light roasty aftertaste. 

As of right now, they don't offer growlers but they've just opened so hopefully that will change in the near future. If you ever are in Minneapolis, I would highly recommend checking this place out.








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