Falling Knife Brewing Firm’s Northeast Minneapolis taproom is likely one of the finest (and most hip) locations to seek out craft beer close to campus.
Informal beer drinkers needn’t be intimidated by Falling Knife. Whereas Falling Knife is understood for their IPAs, they’ve nice choices within the taproom for many who haven’t but acquired a style for specialty beers with a excessive alcohol by quantity (ABV) share.
A few their choices embrace a lightweight lager on faucet referred to as “Tomm’s” and exhausting seltzer slushies can be found in raspberry and grape – each nice tasting choices with no sturdy style of alcohol. The taproom is nice for beer geeks who wish to indulge but additionally for many who are new to craft beer.
“Tomm’s” is an inoffensive however tasty lager out there on faucet – the closest factor, in style, to a normal home lager beer out there at Falling Knife. For informal beer drinkers, it is a passable drink that isn’t too sturdy on style, but is a good stepping stone for these desirous to department out additional into the brewery’s faucet choice.
Along with its lighter choices, Falling Knife gives memorable IPAs with a singular taste profile.
The “Hypebeast” IPA, a collaboration with BlackStack Brewing, is the final word team-up between two extremely regarded Twin Cities breweries. Whereas a no brainer alternative for an IPA aficionado, the Hypebeast even works as an entry-level IPA, offering notes of sweetness including as much as a taste that isn’t overbearing, regardless of its comparatively excessive ABV (8.5%).
One other nice choice is the baseball-themed “Let’s Pitch” IPA. With an apple juice-hued look within the glass, this beer is lighter and sweeter than the “Hypebeast” with a noticeable scent and style of citrus.
Whereas the brewery appeals to those that get pleasure from all types of alcoholic drinks, they don’t cater as a lot to those that choose an outing with out consuming alcohol. One primary disadvantage of Falling Knife is they don’t have a lot to supply in terms of non-alcoholic choices. They’ve some sodas and kombucha, however no non-alcoholic beer. Falling Knife may enhance on this space by including an choice like hop water to the menu, which is already being served by competing Twin Cities breweries.
Falling Knife has a pair facilities that give it a hip ambiance. One is their CD jukebox positioned to the best of the bar. The jukebox is free and is stocked with a plethora of albums from all genres.
From alternative-rock legends Sleater-Kinney and The Smashing Pumpkins, to trendy R&B stars Frank Ocean and Infantile Gambino, in addition to some ‘90s hip hop classics “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” by Lauryn Hill and “The Power” by Dr. Dre. All you’ll want to do is locate the album within the jukebox, decide a track and sort within the corresponding code into the queue – without spending a dime! It’s a far more nice expertise than spending cash on TouchTunes.
The opposite enjoyable facet of the taproom are the pinball machines positioned behind the bar space. Giving the brewery a barcade really feel, permitting for additional leisure throughout an evening out having fun with drinks with mates.
Falling Knife Brewery is a good place to get specialty beer near the Como neighborhood. With its drink choices and interesting leisure choices it serves as an amazing spot for an thrilling evening out.