It was an ambitious goal. To raise the final amount needed to open a small brewpub in Minneapolis, the owners of Northbound Smokehouse offered investors of $1,000 or more free beer for life. Did it work? Oh, did it ever.
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Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub
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Pondering where to find your next perfect pint can feel like too many suitors and not enough lines on your dance card for all the craft breweries popping up around the Twin Cities. After being burned by roguish, sexy, and over the t ... More >>
See Also:Smokehouse Brewpub offers free beer for lifeTop 5 brewpubs in the Twin CitiesLast year, before their beer was even brewing, the owners of the soon-to-open Smokehouse Brewpub made waves with their "free beer for life" offer to any investor who made a donation of $1,000 or more. After nearly ... More >>
Smokehouse BrewpubThe layout of the bar where ground-floor investors can drink till they're on the ground.Smokehouse Brewpub co-owner Jamie Robinson had the space. He had the lease (21 years). He had the concept. But he just didn't have the cash.
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