Made in MN: Third Street Brewhouse

Posted by Beau Farrell on Dec 15, 2015 11:14:02 AM


Cold Spring, Minnesota has a long history with beer. This Stearns County community has been creating beer for the public since 1874 — thanks to the early German settlers who brought their love and knowledge of beer with them. 

It’s past and present have now melded in the Third Street Brewhouse. Beer production at the storied Cold Spring Brewing Co. was rebranded as Third Street in 2011. The Third Street Brewhouse features a beautiful, brand new taproom (now offering growlers). 

But let’s get to the main event – the beer:

  • MN Gold Lager
    It’s a classic premium lager. Crisp, clean taste, made with Minnesota water. 4.9% ABV 
  • Three Way
    A pale ale that’s perfect with your Buffalo wings or burger. 5.2% ABV 
  • Lost Trout
    A brown ale to sip while sharing stories about the one that got away. 4.9% ABV 
  • Bitter Neighbor
    A black IPA you won’t want to share — which makes you the bad neighbor. It’s dark, frothy, and delicious. 6.5% ABV
  • Sugar Shack Maple Stout
    One of Third Street’s most popular season offerings. Available only from November-February. 6.5% ABV 
  • Cool Beans
    Imperial Coffee Porter. Using locally roasted coffee beans, they mash up some great brew with this hearty beast. 9.1% ABV

The taproom is open every Friday from 4:00-8:00 pm and Saturdays noon-5:00. Guided tours are free, but you need to make a reservation.

We say just do it. Fall in love with the beer and then come visit any of our Haskell’s locations to pick up your favorite 12-pack. Or get a variety pack. Or put in an order for delivery — it could be at your door in 20 minutes.

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Founded in 1934, Haskell’s has championed fine wines for over 80 years. We have 13 wine stores in Minnesota, two delis and one restaurant. As one of the top wine shops in North America, Haskell’s is known for legendary service and one of the finest collections of wine, beer and spirits. Led by Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell, and the Farrell family, Haskell’s continues to be at the forefront of the wine scene throughout the world. Haskell’s also can ship wine, beer & spirits all throughout the world, the U.S. and we deliver locally.

Topics: Made in Minnesota