The bar counter with bottles and apparatus for dispensing beer on the lab taproom brewery

Sample New Beer Flavors at The Lab

Minneapolis is home to dozens of craft breweries serving everything from Danish-style lagers to rye IPAs. With so many options, it can be hard to decide on just one beer to try. Enter the innovative new taproom The Lab. Their unique setup lets you sample all the hottest new brews in town. 

Try Them All

The Lab works a little differently from other bars. At the front desk, you’ll get a temporary card which gives you access to a wall of self-serve taps. Insert the card into a slot next to the beverage you want to try and pour yourself as much or as little as you want. The card keeps track of how much you get, and you are charged by the ounce. Recent options included a crisp grapefruit IPA, a toasty brown Dunkelweizen, and a golden honey lager, but their selection is constantly changing. There’s always something new to investigate, and an adventurous taster could try a sip of everything without breaking the bank. You could find your new favorite brew!

Be a Beer Influencer

Some of the beverages available at The Lab aren’t even available on the market yet. Their “pilot program” allows breweries to refine their newest recipes with the help of curious taste testers. Customers can download the taproom’s mobile app to provide feedback and reviews that go directly to the brewers in charge. 


The atmosphere at The Lab is casual and airy. Helpful and friendly staff wander the floor answering questions. Choose a board game from their collection or order street food from a rotating selection of food trucks just outside the front door. The Lab also serves a range of kombucha, flavored seltzer, and soda just as experimental and exciting as their boozier options.

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