Our taproom is 800 square feet of old-school rock-and-roll meets bachelor farmer. An homage to the Goat Ridge Farm (located on County Road 5 between New London and Brooten), many of the fixtures and furnishings-including our custom made bar (built from nearly 100 year old barnwood by local carpenter Wes Louwagie) are hand-crafted pieces and reimagined artifacts rescued from the farm’s back groves.
The taproom embodies the spirit of a small town watering hole where locals and visitors, bikers and bicyclists, old-timers and newcomers, aficionados and novices come to meet, swap stories and raise a pint. You’ll find a come-as-you-are atmosphere that seats 10 at the bar and 35 around the room. While you savor your brew you can play some old-school tavern games, grab a book from our library, or just gaze out to our riverfront garden. Or, just stop in and grab a growler to take home!
The Sidebar is now open and available to reserve for private events! The space fits 40 indoors. Outdoor riverside seating also available. Access to your own private bar and beertender – 5 beers on tap! Food catering is allowed and encouraged. If interested please Email email@example.com for more details!
We have designed a concert series and hold on average two concerts per month. All bands that perform at Goat Ridge play only original music and vary extensively in style. We strive to book top quality bands and take great pride in our concert series. Concerts are held outdoors in our backyard next to the beautiful middle fork of the Crow River and indoors during the winter months. We also team up with other local businesses from time to time and hold special tastings and events in the taproom.
Feel free to order food from local restaurants! Take out and bring it into the taproom:
Lake Affect Coffee | Open until 4:00 PM
McKale’s Family Restaurant | Open until 8:30 PM
In taproom delivery:
Middle Fork Café | Open until 9:00 PM
Jimmy’s Pizza | Open until 10:00 PM
Bring in your own food or plan a catered event at Goat Ridge! Please contact us if planning a large event so we can make proper accommodations.
Wednesday: 3-9 PM [June-August]
Thursday: 3-10 PM
Friday: Noon-11 PM
Saturday: Noon-11 PM
Sunday: Noon-4 PM
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