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COVID-19 Taproom Changes

Note: This post will be updated as guidelines and services we provide change. This post was most recently updated on March 17, 2020.

Dear guest:

This letter explains changes we have made to our taproom that you may find disruptive. 

We have transitioned exclusively to CROWLER and bottle to-go service

This transition is in alignment with current Governor Walz’s executive order regarding restaurants, bars, and breweries. We are committed to following evolving Minnesota Department of Health guidelines to provide a safe taproom environment for any services we offer in the weeks to come. 

We are asking some guests to refrain from visiting our taproom

Please refrain from visiting our taproom if you have met one or more of these conditions within the last 14 days:

  • You are or were feverish and coughing or short of breath
  • You traveled to a country with a Level 3 Travel Health Notice
  • You had close contact (more than 10 minutes at less than 6 feet) with someone with presumptive COVID-19

We further encourage you not to visit our taproom if you are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 due to age or serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease (see Table A).

We understand that this policy may be frustrating to individuals affected. Our duty to protect the safety of our employees and guests. 

If you have concerns over this policy, please email our Taproom General Manager at [email protected].


Table A

Underlying medical conditions that may increase the risk of serious COVID-19

  • Blood disorders (e.g., sickle cell disease or on blood thinners)
  • Chronic kidney disease as defined by your doctor. Patient has been told to avoid or reduce the dose of medications because kidney disease, or is under treatment for kidney disease, including receiving dialysis
  • Chronic liver disease as defined by your doctor. (e.g., cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis) Patient has been told to avoid or reduce the dose of medications because liver disease or is under treatment for liver disease.
  • Compromised immune system (immunosuppression) (e.g., seeing a doctor for cancer and treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation, received an organ or bone marrow transplant, taking high doses of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressant medications, HIV or AIDS)
  • Current or recent pregnancy in the last two weeks
  • Endocrine disorders (e.g., diabetes mellitus)
  • Metabolic disorders (such as inherited metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders)
  • Heart disease (such as congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease)
  • Lung disease including asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic bronchitis or emphysema) or other chronic conditions associated with impaired lung function or that require home oxygen
  • Neurological and neurologic and neurodevelopment conditions [including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and muscle such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy (seizure disorders), stroke, intellectual disability, moderate to severe developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, or spinal cord injury