4/20 Smoked Lot

Enjoy a small plate from True Smoke BBQ, Lick Your Chopz BBQ, Triple T BBQ, and Bob’s Smoke Stack Ribs. (Plate will include a meat and side portion)
Sip on a pint of our “4/20 Special” Beer
Enjoy tunes from Loud Mouth Brass & Peas and Carrot. (Music to start around 3:00 pm)
Click here for tickets.

Now open in Rochester, MN!

We look forward to welcoming you at Little Thistle Brewing Co. We are a family-owned, local craft brewery and taproom located in Rochester with an emphasis on high-quality craft beer from approachable, easy-drinking beer to beers that are unique and experimental. A little something for everyone.
About Us

For all of the locals who were born and raised here, and for all of the newcomers who have chosen Rochester to put down roots, we want this to be a welcoming, casual space to share time together.


Housed in a converted truck loading dock our brewery and taproom sit on nearly 2 acres with a large outdoor space and plenty of parking. Check out our events, food truck offerings, and musings on Facebook and Instagram.

Our Beer

The craft beer industry in Rochester is just beginning, and we are eager to contribute to this vibrant brewing community. 


Located on 14th Street NW just off of Valley High Drive in Rochester, MN.

We’re currently closed
Mon CLOSED | Tues-Thurs 3PM-10PM | Fri 12PM-11PM | Sat 12PM-11PM | Sun 12PM-8PM

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Little Thistle Large Beer