In July of this year, a Wisconsin-based brewery made the announcement that they were opening a second location in Southeast Minnesota. After months of hard work, they are ready for their grand opening.

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Hop & Barrel in Spring Valley is setting up for an exciting Grand Opening Event.

Hop & Barrel's Grand Opening Block Party Is Slated For Saturday, November 20th

If you are looking to have some fun this weekend, you'll want to check out Hop & Barrel's Grand Opening Block Party this Saturday. It gets started at Noon and goes until Midnight. The brewery and taproom will have live music including Zeb from 3-6 pm and the band Ametuer will take over from 8-11 pm.

Not only will there be live music, Hop & Barrel will also have new beers to try that are created exclusively for Spring Valley, and they will have BBQ on-site by Howard Brothers BBQ.

A Preview of One Of Hop & Barrel's Beers

One of the new beers that Hop and Barrel have created that will be in their Spring Valley location is the Firstborn IPA. The beer was created by the co-owner Justin Terbeest for his oldest son's first birthday party, and now it has been perfected on a professional scale.

What Can You Expect at Hop & Barrel in Spring Valley?

Those who visit Hop & Barrel, whether it is during the grand opening block party, or on your average night, can expect a comfortable, inviting environment.

"People can expect an inviting, comfortable and collaborative atmosphere that will offer a wide variety of locally made and inspired craft beer as well as our usual staples from Hudson. We’re also going to have a wide variety of entertainment options like live music, comedy, games, and more," the team said in a Facebook message last July.

Discover Spring Valley, MN also did a short story on the opening of the new brewery in downtown Spring Valley. You can check that out below.

When making your weekend plans, you should have Hop and Barrel included in Spring Valley, or plan on checking it out soon.

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