We're turning 3! It's truly incredible to think how far this community has taken Little Thistle in 3 short years! It's time to party - August 20th, 21st, & 22nd!

Iron Heart Wrestling kicks the weekend off bringing their high flying ropes action to the Little Thistle parking lot! Come see some of the best and brightest stars on the independent wrestling scene battle it out! Doors at 6pm, Bell rings at 7pm All ages are welcome! Tickets available here: https://bit.ly/3AfFBwm

You want more?! We will also be releasing our "Submission Savvy Cream Ale" This habanero infused cream ale will challenge your taste buds from tapping out!

Then, Saturday August 21st - ALL DAY - we'll be releasing special, limited release beers every hour whilst having our faces melted by A Little Too Short To Be Storm Troopers!

Our Celebratory weekend concludes with 'Women Who Rock' brought to us by Rochester Magazine. Enjoy music from the dynamic duo: Mary Lieser & Dianna Parks they will be performing from 4-6pm

Important caveat - with rising COVID rates we ask all to be respectful of our community, family, friends, and neighbors by partying safely.

Thistle Do Gooders Supporting Jeremiah Program

The Jeremiah Program is on a mission to end the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children two-generations at a time. Little Thistle is proud to offer a platform for donations to the Rochester area Jeremiah Program. All donations go directly to the Jeremiah Program here in Rochester.

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
Tuesday 3-9 | Wednesday 3-9 | Thursday 3-9 | Friday 12-11 | Saturday 12-11 | Sunday 12-7 | Monday 3-8

Tuesday 3-9 | Wednesday 3-9 | Thursday 3-9 | Friday 12-11 | Saturday 12-11 | Sunday 12-7 | Monday 3-8


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