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Beer Available At Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub (arranged by most recent)
Northbound Smokehouse Block Heater Barleywine , Northbound Smokehouse Air Raid English Pale Ale , Northbound Smokehouse Dark Heart Oat Stout , Northbound Smokehouse Light Rail Pale Ale 58, Indeed Derailed #4 - Sage Coach , Northbound Smokehouse Honey Wheat Ale 33, Northbound Smokehouse Porter 87, Northbound Smokehouse Big Jim IPA 79, Indeed Sweet Yamma Jamma Ale 84, Northbound Smokehouse Norseman , Northbound Smokehouse Fresh Hop IPA , Northbound Smokehouse Anniversary Ale , Northbound Smokehouse Cherry Porter , Northbound Smokehouse Pride Red , Northbound Smokehouse Hefeweizen , Harriet Woluptuweiss , Northbound Smokehouse Granola Girl Pale Ale , Boom Island Thoprock IPA 64, Northbound Smokehouse Exile , Northbound Smokehouse Smoked Cherry Porter
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jcnielsen (176) Kansas City, Missouri | November 12, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Stopped by on a Saturday night. Neat place, right as you walk in, you can smell the smoke/bbq. I didnít try the food, but I will if I go back. The taplist included 5 of their own beers and 5-6 guest taps (the night I visited all the guest taps were of Indeed). Beer was pretty good, cool place, definitely worth checking out.
jmagnus87 (84) Rockford, Illinois | October 31, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Last Minneapolis stop before leaving town after RBSG. Food was great, I had a pretty awesome burger. The beers that I tried were also very good and complimented the smokey food. I would love to go back.
t0rin0 (977) Riverslime, California | August 20, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Visited August 18, 2013 for brunch as the last stop of RBSG.
The food was pretty good, though I wish I had been there for dinner and not breakfast. When I looked the place up and realized that it was a BBQ restaurant I really wanted BBQ. The breakfasts all looked very good but I went with the smoked pork sandwich and so I wasnt skipping breakfast I got a side of hash browns. Way too much food.
The beers were unfortunately not as good as the food., The hefe was decent but a bit lemony and Americanized. The porter was alright and despite being called Smokehouse Porter it was only lightly smoked (thankfully). The rest I didnt care for.
They were very friendly and donated a fair amount of stuff to RBSG. Next time Iím in Minneapolis Iíll stop in for some dinner.
SnoopDoug (2) Oregon | July 12, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
As a visitor from Oregon this felt a little like home. I love the idea of putting a smokehouse and brewery together. Service was excellent. Great patio outside and good energy all around. Their beers were solid with the Smokehouse Porter my personal fave.
pablo951 (53) Chicago, Illinois | July 8, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Great brew pub in Minneapolis, they have a great beer selection of their own, usually 6 beers, and an equal amount of guest taps. Thatís damn impressive! The food is bar-centric, but their value is great, $5 pints!
BeerKurve (9) , | June 17, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Located in a nice old building on the corner of 38th Ave. When there around 12pm on a Saturday and found a spot right away at the bar. Staff are very knowledgeable about the beer and know their customer base very well. Food selection is great and very tasty; Since Iím a fan of smoked meat, this makes it all the more better.
mnmike (31) Minnesota | December 17, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited on a Sat. night @ 7:30. Had to wait about 30 minutes, but we snagged some brews at the bar, so no worries. 4 house taps + 8ish other locals (Lift Bridge, Harriet, Badger Hill, Indeed, Surly Hell, a few ciders). Definitely specialized in "smoked." Chicken wings were awesome smoked (I got BBQ, but would recommend naked next time to maximize the smoke flavor). Entrees are sandwiches served in baskets, but thatís my style. Flights served on laminated ID sheets.
ryanfolty (178) Bourbon County, Minnesota | December 15, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Seemed like a pretty cool place. Got a flight of 4 for $6 so a nice deal. Had multiple guest taps, which was cool. Heard the food is good, but didnít try it this time. Beers were solid and service was okay for the place being relatively crowded.
islay (14) Minneapolis, Minnesota | December 1, 2012| Updated April 27, 2013
62 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited on 12-1-12. Consumed one beer (Northbound Smokehouse SNOWPOCALYPSE), a sandwich, and fries. 10 beers on tap: 4 brewed in house, 6 guest taps (all from Minnesota). Iíd like to see more house-brewed beers on tap. Gray walls with black and white posters, light wood floors, medium brown wood tables and bar top, black wood chairs. Two flat-screen TVs showing college football (without sound) on the Saturday I was there. L-shaped bar. Full bar (i.e., serves hard liquor). Liquor selection limited but Scotch whiskies nicely overrepresented. Two sets of taps, apparently copies of each other. Tanks visible through glass behind the bar. Small, L-shaped dining room. Chalk boards, one of which was blank. Many large windows that let in light (I was there at lunch time) and show the appealing, busy, blue-collar neighborhood that is in the process of gentrification. Landscaping work in progress on the patio (the landscapers were eating lunch in the brewpub when I was there). Nice atmosphere, perhaps a bit on the dark and boring side with all the dark, neutral colors. Fits very much in the American brewpub tradition in terms of dťcor and food selection (classic American bar food). Specializes in smoking items throughout menu, a nice little twist that adds some extra flavor. My food was average to above average gastropub fare, adequately enjoyable but not outstanding. The beer I had was very good but served excessively cold, under 40 degrees. Service was slow (although not extremely so) despite the presence of only 10 or so other filled tables. Resonable prices. This is a good little neighborhood bar, but it wonít stand out to those who have experienced many contemporary brewpubs. I generally score these places more harshly than most other reviewers do. I want to be clear that I like this place and I expect to return multiple times. 4/4/6/6/7/13=>54. Improved on subsequent visits. 4/5/8/7/7/14=>62
bytemesis (293) Sunnyvale, California | October 30, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Fairly limited seating and was completely packed on a Tuesday night - 45 minute wait for a table. Nice ambiance with large windows behind the bar overlooking the brewery. Mix of their own beers (4) and locals on tap. Their specialty is smoked food, which was pretty good, not great. Ditto on their beers.
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