Crowlers, Growlers, & You

Remember when we had glass growlers? As you know, we offer our beer to-go in Crowlers and have have been mostly phasing out 750ml glass swing-tops and have 86’d 64oz glass growlers entirely. Since switching to Crowlers, we’ve been crediting tabs or refunding deposits on the glass when empties are returned. We will be phasing that … Continued

Hot Lunch with Mucci’s Italian

Doughnuts are cool but hot lunch is the coolest. The crew form Mucci’s Italian will be in the house on Sunday, March 4th for a hot lunch-style pop-up. Head brewer, Timmy Johnson decided to pay homage to a hot lunch favorite–Italian Dunkers. It’s a Barrel Theory Pale Ale and also a recreation from Chef Chris … Continued

Operation CoHoperation

We’re headed to Big Lake… One thing we mentioned that we are looking forward to in 2018 is collaborations. And the time has come. You may have seen out there on social media but let’s make it official… Our friends at Lupulin Brewing in Big Lake, MN and the team at Barrel Theory are getting … Continued

El Gato Diablo Bottle Release

Hey! We’re ready for our next bottle release. On Sunday, February 11th, head brewer Timmy Johnson and the team at Barrel Theory are super excited to debut El Gato Diablo, a Mexican Stout with vanilla, cacao, ancho & pasilla chiles, and cinnamon. It’s roasty, it’s sweet, it’s spicy, it’s what you’re looking for. The beer … Continued

A Look Back at 2017

Remember 2017? As we close out the first month of 2018, we can’t help but look back on the year that was 2017. A lot of really great things happened for Barrel Theory in that year. The most important thing? We opened. Here’s a quick look back at some cool things that happened over the … Continued

Game Day Hours

What you need to know… We’ll be open early and closing early on Sunday, February 4th. Our Crowler cooler will have take-home beer and you may hang out with us and enjoy some beer in the taproom but only until 4pm. As always, we’ll have available brands for to-go beer updated on our webpage. Sunday … Continued

New News for You to Use

Guess what? Huge news. Very big. Tremendous news. Since you like hanging out with us so much, we’ve decided that beginning Tuesday, January 16, we will be officially opening our taproom doors from 3-10pm for beer drinking and Crowler purchasing on Tuesdays. TL;DR You can now drink beer at Barrel Theory… Cheers! P.S. Tuesdays

But Where Should I Park?

  Meters/Street Parking Parking on the street is a great choice. Download the Parking Passport Mobile app for convenience or hit up one of the many pay stations. Then look for metered spots (tip: make sure they’re outside of the Saints parking zone if there’s a home game). If you’re here on a Sunday, no problem! … Continued

Upcoming Festivals

Grab the jockey box, we’ve got some festing to do… Sometimes we enjoy pouring beer for you outside of the taproom at festivals and events. You can always check out our Facebook page to see what we’ll be attending. And we’ll let you know right here in our News section on our website. UPCOMING FESTIVALS … Continued

Holiday Hours and You

We’re getting a lot of questions as to what our holiday hours are and here ya go: 11/23 (Thanksgiving Day): CLOSED 11/24 (Black Friday): Noon-10pm 12/24 (Christmas Eve): Noon-5pm 12/25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED 1/1      (New Year’s Day): CLOSED Otherwise if the day is not noted above, we are open our normal hours. We’ll … Continued