Day Block Brewing Company

Day Block, situated on the busy streets of Minneapolis, offers craft beer and a range of great food to wash it down. I opted for a beer and pizza, while others in my party went for items such as an Old Fashioned and a bacon sampler. Day Block’s food is especially noteworthy in that they do their best to source their food locally and responsibly, which is always respectable (and delicious).

I drank a Coffee Porter (Robust Porter, ABV: 5.5%, IBU: 39) and a Frank’s Red Ale, which pays tribute to Frank’s Plumbing, a business that occupied the Day Block building for about forty years (American Amber Ale, ABV: 5.3%, IBU: 25). Surprising myself once again, I loved the porter!

My advice came from our server, Devin, who told me, “Breweries let you be yourself. People come to brewpubs because it’s a communal environment. You can drink a beer or a cocktail, come with friends or just be at the bar alone, and you don’t have to try to be anything other than yourself.”

Day Block Brewing Quote

This attitude is the same reason I want to write these blogs and go on this adventure: to experience the communities of craft beer. Cheers to that, Devin!

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