In the past decade, local breweries like Surly and Summit have put the Twin Cities on an ever-expanding map of craft-beer boom towns. And in the past five years, that boom has become all the more sonic, witnessed in the garage-to-greatness story of Fulton and the production of unique styles from smaller outfits like Pour Decisions and Sociable Cider Werks. Taprooms are everywhere, but what we haven't seen quite as much of is the growth of the true brewpub — a brewery with a full-service restaurant component that also makes its own beer on site to sell directly to its diners. As of late January, Barley John's, Great Waters, Northbound Smokehouse, Herkimer, and nearby neighbor Town Hall were joined by a promising newcomer to that scene: Day... More >>>