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Maybe you’re just sampling one tap room’s beer selection. Maybe you’re bouncing from tap room to tap room and sampling several different selections of beer. Either way, you should get some food in you. If you’re already at Fair State Brewing or on your way there, you’re in luck, because they’re located next door to Aki’s Breadhaus and their pretzels. And they have a door between them! Sometimes Aki’s will even set up a little table with pretzels and dip inside the tap room to draw in your eye (and beer filled belly). Our pro tip for these salty, crunchy, bready, fantastic snacks is to get the cheese dip and also know and accept that you’re going to get another one and maybe another one. (Be sure to see our pick for best food truck snack, too.)

Acki’s Breadhaus, 2605 Central Ave NE, MPLS;