Beer is big business in Minnesota, with local breweries producing over 600,000 barrels of beer a year. Duluth is no exception, with a thriving craft beer industry offering refreshment to all who visit this lakeside destination.
Sipping on a frosty beer is the best way to wind down after an exciting day enjoying Lake Superior’s action-packed environment.
Experience Duluth’s Breweries at their best when you visit these top venues.
Breweries in Canal Park
Canal Park is a top destination for entertainment for shopping, dining, and browsing the area’s best art galleries. It’s also home to some top breweries.
Canal Park Brewing Co.
This well-established brewery offers ten different types of craft beer which are the perfect match for the exciting outdoor activities on offer around Lake Superior.
Patrons love the views over the lake and wide range of eats on offer at this top-class microbrewery.
Hoops Brewing Company
This 250-seater beer hall serves up a selection of 30 different hand-crafted beers and is constantly developing more.
Here the focus is all on the brews. If you’re looking for something to eat while admiring the views over the lake, you can order from one of the nearby restaurants or bring your own.
It’s one of the top-rated microbreweries in Canal Park and Duluth.
Breweries in Duluth
Duluth is well-known for its craft beer production thanks to the pristine waters of Lake Superior used by most brewers in town.
The ever-popular Castle Danger Brewery and Bent Paddle Brewing are doing so well that the authorities have recently upgraded them from micro-brewery status. They’re now considered regional breweries.
This two-story testament to brewing excellence is the largest brewpub in the state, offering 14 different beers on tap.
It’s located in a historic building right on the shores of Lake Superior, where you’ll find a host of opportunities for shopping and dining too.
This brewery has been in the beer-producing business since 1857, so you can rest assured they know what they’re doing.
You’ll find this one-of-a-kind brewery on Duluth’s Superior Street. Here, you can sip on rich full-bodied Belgian-inspired beers, or try a unique fizzy craft seltzer.
Locally-made snacks are up for grab as well as unusual ax-throwing activities for those who like something a little different.
Bent Paddle Brewing Company
Bent Paddle Brewing Company is a relatively new institution on the Duluth craft beer scene.
Here, you’ll get a chance to enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at how they make their brews. Afterward, you can sample their wares right out of the barrel and order in some eats to go along with it if preferred.
There’s always something interesting on the go at Bent Paddle Brewing Company, from sensory beer tasting events to live performances.
Experience Duluth’s Breweries and More
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