US travel tips?

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Re: US travel tips?

Post by Texas Vike » Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:22 pm

Ohjay wrote:Thanks a lot Texas. I'll keep your suggestions in mind since I travel a lot to Mpls for Vikings games :govikes: :govikes:
Didn't manage to visit Surly when I was there for the GB game but aim to go there sometime during the next two home games :beerock:

Regarding beer, I don't know how long ago you visited Sweden but the craft beer scene exploded about 8 years ago and we now have a lot of micro-breweries that brew all kinds of beer. IPA, APA, Stouts, Porters, Saison, etc.
There is also a whole lot of importing going on and it usually ends up out of stock just a few days after arriving at the liquor store(yay for liquor monopoly :wallbang: )
Personally I'm a huge fan of APA and stouts.
Ah, interesting. I was there about 8-9 years ago. My buddies that lived in Sweden at the time (now in Oslo) said Danish beer was the best bet back then. I remember finding one beer that we really liked in Norway (no idea where it was from) which came in odd shaped bottles with a rather large mouth and not a typical cap. I think it was an ale, which was an oddity at the time. Good for you all that you've had a craft beer explosion! Stouts go great with your climate! I spend a fair bit of time in Spain, and have seen the same trend there too, but it's a marginal thing, not nearly as noticeable as in the US.

Enjoy your next trip, and SKOL Vikings! :v):
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Re: US travel tips?

Post by S197 » Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:54 pm

I also highly recommend South Lyndale Liquors. They have a ton of inventory and their staff is very knowledgeable. Lots of stuff to sample too, just have to ask.
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Re: US travel tips?

Post by Ohjay » Wed Sep 28, 2016 4:10 pm

S197 wrote:I also highly recommend South Lyndale Liquors. They have a ton of inventory and their staff is very knowledgeable. Lots of stuff to sample too, just have to ask.
Thanks, I'll look it up! :)
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Re: US travel tips?

Post by S197 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:20 pm

If you want to go to Hell's Kitchen, see if they take reservations or go early. We went for brunch and the wait was over an hour.
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