All About That Beer: 5th TRIPle

All About That Beer: 5th TRIPle

Didn’t get your vacation in this summer? We have the solution. Meet our newest beer: 5th TRIPle IPA. As the name suggests, it’s a triple IPA that will take your taste buds on a journey — without leaving your seat (so feel free...

Meet the Team: Nathan Grosse

Meet the Team: Nathan Grosse

What is your official title at Hop & Barrel? Full-time taproom dude. What does a typical day look like for you? I show up in the morning, get the place ready to open, make sure the tap list is updated, design some artwork for new beers on the...

Meet the Team: Karen Schwarz

Meet the Team: Karen Schwarz

What is your official title at Hop & Barrel?   Well my business cards say “Director of Shenanigans” but you can just call me the Taproom and Event Manager  What does a typical day look like for you?  My typical day starts off with...

All About That Beer: Scaredy Pie

All About That Beer: Scaredy Pie

Beer #2 in our Kettle Sour Series is officially here! Scaredy Pie is a Kettle Sour Ale with key limes…seriously, so many key limes. Read on to learn more! Where does the name Scaredy Pie come from? Justin: Where all the best ideas come...

All About That Beer: Hudson Haze

All About That Beer: Hudson Haze

Full of incredibly juicy flavor, Hudson Haze is a Hop & Barrel favorite. In fact, you like it so much, we’ve decided to make it available all year. Read on to learn more from its creators! Where does the name Hudson Haze come from? Justin...

Brew Like a Girl: Lady of the Woods

Brew Like a Girl: Lady of the Woods

The Brew Like A Girl (BLAG) series has been going great! We’ve now released three beers in the series and already have a fourth in the plans to be released in April or May. We brewed the third BLAG beer in collaboration with Witch Hunt, Mpls, an...

All About That Beer: Space Force

All About That Beer: Space Force

A beer that is out of this world! If you are looking for an adventure to another planet then you should join the Space Force. A myriad of classified hops make this beer taste like it’s from another galaxy. Malty sweet, but bitter enough to know...

Drinking with your eyes

Drinking with your eyes

Fads are no stronger to craft beer. Some fads have grown into cornerstones of craft beer, IIPA and barrel aging are prime examples. While others haven’t obtained such longevity… looking at you Black IPA. Yet few of these trends seemed to...