My tastebuds led me directly to Bauhaus Brew Labs on Tyler Street in Minneapolis after enjoying a pint of their Hairbanger Belgo-Style Pale Ale at Corner Table the night prior. I had to learn more, especially after hearing about the "explosion of breweries" in Minnesota. Eric, the general manager we met at Red Cow Restaurant & Bar in Minneapolis, had wondered aloud about the saturation point for breweries in Minnesota -- something I've heard a few times in San Diego County. Believe me, Eric, there's room to grow.
The Bauhaus taproom is a visual turn-on to those who like bold graphics, lots of natural light, and breathing room. Drinkers of all ages were in evidence, including young ones, who sipped on gourmet sodas. As I contemplated the German Schwarzbier poured by Beertender Brian, I had that warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from a family vacation in Minnesota gone right, dontcha know?
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