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Foster's Ale

To differentiate it from all of the other fizzy yellow stuff :-)

about 15 hours ago
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Quick! Where should we have date-night dinner tonight?

So where did you end up? Disregard the question, I'm not used to the new format. How was it?

Jul 27, 2014
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Quick! Where should we have date-night dinner tonight?

If you're in a burger mood, Red Cow by Selby and Western.

Jul 26, 2014
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Why does beer make me sleepy?

No brainer - drink coffee stouts or porters. Town Hall's Java porter will keep you wired for hours.

Jul 20, 2014
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Eagan area eats?

The Valley Tap House. Probably the best bar food in the South Metro - excellent beer selection. +1 on El Parian and House of Curry. Also in Rosemount, Giuseppe's Pasta Alforno (the REAL Giuseppe's, not to be confused with the one in Burnsville) for Italian.

Jun 24, 2014
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Worst Restaurants in Town

My top (bottom?) three:
Crave at the MOA
Stephano's in Burnsville
Green Mill in Eagan

Jun 22, 2014
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Baker's Yeast Inhibits Drunkenness? per Jim Koch

This was discussed on Beer Advocate a while back.

http://www.beeradvocate.com/community...

Jun 14, 2014
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Places to eat around University of Minnesota - and candy?

Assuming that you are coming after June 14th and if I am reading the map correctly, you are within walking distance to the East Bank station for the light rail green line which will take you to either downtown. I will defer to the downtown experts to provide restaurant options.

Jun 10, 2014
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Feeding and entertaining 10 teen girls in Minneapolis/MoA area

FireLake grill at the Radisson.

Jun 04, 2014
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Summer Beer Rundown 2014 -- What are you drinking this year?

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis is my go to summer beer.

Jun 02, 2014
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Gluten-free beer

If you ever make it up to the Twin Cities area, you may want to try a few from Burning Brothers.

www.burnbrosbrew.com

May 30, 2014
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Happy National Hamburger Day!

J. Wellington Wimpy would be proud.

May 28, 2014
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French Fried Potatoes

Town Hall Tap. My wife never orders them because she says that they're not good for her, and then she eats all of mine.

May 23, 2014
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Pistachios

I've seen them at Sam's Club, couldn't tell you the price.

May 20, 2014
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Potatoes Minneapolis

Make sure that your cardiologist is available.

May 19, 2014
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Ever had Modus Hoperandi?

According to Seekabrew, the closest to DC would be North Carolina or Illinois.

May 09, 2014
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St. Paul birthday dinner for a group?

Might be pushing your price point a bit, but the Downtowner Woodfire Grill on W. 7th could be an option.

May 04, 2014
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Search for Everyday-Drinking Pale Ales

Since you have access to Summit, give their Horizon Red IPA a shot - not quite a session at 5.7% and easy on the wallet.

Apr 24, 2014
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Nice surprise in a barleywine

Get a couple of bottles of Clown Shoes Billionaire, drink one now and age one. It's aged in cognac barrels and matches your description to a tee.

Apr 19, 2014
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Search for Everyday-Drinking Pale Ales

Saga is now my daily drinker. Great IPA and $10.99/12 pack in my area.

Apr 07, 2014
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Pabst Blue Ribbon........quality vs. quantity Question for Beer Drinkers

We get Moosehead and many of the Canadian brands in Minneapolis (we also get their weather - high today might make it all the way up to 0). Luckily, we have Surly and several other fine brews to keep us warm.

Feb 27, 2014
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Singapore (S. MPLS) Closed?

Really going to miss that place. We usually got up there 4 or 5 times a year and got to know the family. Always good fresh food and friendly service. I hope that she opens or runs a kitchen somewhere else.

Singapore and Puerta Azul were two of our favorite spots.

Feb 13, 2014
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Rarity: A "great" Porter... Deschutes Black Butte annual series

If they're available in your area, Founders and Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald are pretty good porters. Alaskan does a really good Baltic Porter in their Pilot Series.

Jan 27, 2014
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Dangerous Man Tap Room

Another one that you may want to try is Hammerheart in Lino Lakes (short run up 35W). My two favorites are the Smoked IPA and the Barrel Aged Dublin's Raid. Need to check their FB page to see what's on tap that may interest you.

Dec 17, 2013
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Dangerous Man Tap Room

I've been twice and have yet to try their Chocolate Milk Stout. You must have hit them at the right time. Indeed can be really good - all depends on what they have on tap. Their Rum King is outstanding! Take a short drive over to Roseville and visit Pour Decisions. Those guys are doing some great things.

Dec 14, 2013
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Bells! NYC! Finally!

Think of a combination of Cream Stout and Expedition mixed together and then bourbon barrel aged. Close as I can get. Similar to Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, but tastes a little sweeter and smoother to me.

Nov 27, 2013
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Bells! NYC! Finally!

+1 on the Expedition. I buy a case every year and cellar it. The '11 is drinking really good right now. Also, grab some Black Note when it comes out - dynamite stuff!

Nov 27, 2013
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need a lunch place we can easily drive to from downtown st. paul

I'd probably give the food a 7-8 - my favorites are the sausages. If you stick with what they do best (stay away from the burgers or deep fried fish) you'll be fine.

Nov 08, 2013
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need a lunch place we can easily drive to from downtown st. paul

The Glockenspiel on W. 7th for German food. Small parking lot on the side and usually easy street parking.

Nov 07, 2013
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Breakfast in Southern Burbs?

The Windmill in Savage - not pretty from the outside, but good food.

Sep 16, 2013
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