This is a single hop barrel-fermented dry-hopped sour featuring Mosaic hops. Dry, oaky, stone fruits, citrus, a hoppy edge, and restrained acidity. We aged it for you, drink it fresh.
The things that inspire us are closer at hand than we might think: corn, domestic six and two row barley malts, lager yeast, barrels fashioned of MN oak, Cascade hops of local origin, a bevy of microbes.
Saison Drei is a pale, dry, rustic, and funky farmhouse ale fermented with a classic temperamental yeast strain and Brettanomyces. Brewed with local Mt. Hood hops. Naturally conditioned.
This is a single hop barrel-fermented dry-hopped sour featuring Simcoe hops. Juicy, tropical, and quaffable, this beer balances pale ale and sour beer. We aged it for you, drink it fresh.
A vibrant and tropical pale ale brewed with flaked oats and Citra/Simcoe hops.
First brewed for Art-A-Whirl 2015, Artsy Fartsy is a hoppy golden ale that is designed to pair well with outdoor fiestas, art enjoyment, and springtime.
Low in alcohol and fairly smoky, dry-hopped and barrel fermented with a blend of yeast and bacteria, resulting in a moderate acidity and "farm-y" character.
LACTOBAC is back! No more kettle sour, this was co-fermented with Brett. and lacto, naturally conditioned, and brewed with ginger, lemon, and lemongrass. The perfect summer sour beer.
Our interpretation of the classic Vienna lager - pale amber in color, medium bodied, ever so slightly toasty from Munich and Vienna malts, complimented by a grassy noble hop nose.
Bricoleur #4 is an 80% stainless fermented mixed culture Saison, 20% barrel-fermented mixed culture sour blend, dry-hopped with Hallertau Blanc. Tart, funky, with a hoppy nose.
Roselle is soured with our house lactobacillus strain and infused with hibiscus flowers, which lends the beer floral and citrus aromas and flavors and its red hue. Tart, fruity, and floral.
A German-style pilsner, dry and crisp with a grassy hop aroma from a large kettle addition of Hallertau Mittelfrüh. One hop, one malt, lager yeast. Simple and delicious.
Modeled on the classic Berliner Weisse, Cromulence is a low-ABV sour wheat beer to which we add fresh citrus. Tart, refreshing, and bready.
Third in the Bricoleur series, this beer is an 80% stainless fermented, 20% barrel fermented blended sour beer. Brewed with malted wheat, hopped with Centennial and Meridian.
A traditional Bavarian-style wheat beer. Pale, spritzy, with plenty of banana, clove, and vanilla notes - all from the yeast! No bananas were harmed in the brewing of this beer.
Points North is a saison designed with lakeside weekends in mind. It also happens to be the very first wort that our new St. Paul brewhouse ever created!
Brewed exclusively with El Dorado hops, this dry-hopped IPA is fermented with a combination of Saccharomyces Trois and Brettanomyces. Fruity, funky, and hoppy.
Hazy pale ale with Mosaic, Nelson Sauvin, Crystal, and Meridian hops. Fermented with Saccharomyces "trois," a unique and extra funky yeast strain.
A dry, rustic, hop-forward farmhouse ale brewed with a high percentage of malted wheat, Centennial hops, and French Saison yeast.
Absolutely not! Everyone is welcome, anytime. We have
special prices for members sometimes, but non-members are always welcome. The more, the merrier.
4-11pm Monday-Thursday, 2-12 Friday, 12-12 Saturday, 12-9 Sunday. Phew.
We’re located at 2506A Central Ave NE, right next to Recovery Bike.
We fill 64oz and 750ml growlers.
Most beers are $14 for 64oz growlers, and $7 for 750ml growlers. Sours and strong beers cost slightly more.
We fill growlers from other breweries, provided they are the proper size, and are clean. We can’t stress the clean bit enough!
We have a couple of on-going things you might find interesting:
Member-owner happy hour ($1 off pints, $0.50 off half pints):
Co-op Member Mondays: are you a member of a local food co-op? Show us your member card in the taproom on Mondays and get your first pint half price!
Trivia: every Wednesday is Trivia night at FSBC, hosted by member-owners Tommy Helgen and Kat Sutton. Starts at 7pm. It pays to get there early, as tables tend to fill up.
New Beer Thursdays: We have a special tap every Thursday – sometimes it’s a new batch, sometimes it’s a 5-gallon cask, sometimes it’s an infusion. New stuff gets tapped promptly at 4pm. Check social media to see what’s coming up this week.
We also have a few board games, a non-plastic darts board, and a TV that shows select MN-related sporting events (sans sound, for those who aren’t into TV).
Occasionally we have food trucks parked out front. Though if you want guaranteed available grub, we encourage you to check out all the nearby offerings. You can bring it in the taproom! Here’s a list of some spots within one block of the brewery: