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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1163rd bar, first visited in 2016. This dive bar was directly acruss the street from the rear exit of our previous bar, and was our last...

    #1163: Silver Dollar Tavern

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1163rd bar, first visited in 2016. This dive bar was directly acruss the street from the rear exit of our previous bar, and was our last...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1162nd bar, first visited in 2016. After Paradise Loung we started walking to the western corner of the square with no particular destination in mind, and...

    #1162: Wisconsin Brewing Tap Haus

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1162nd bar, first visited in 2016. After Paradise Loung we started walking to the western corner of the square with no particular destination in mind, and...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1161st bar, first visited in 2016. We passed at least half a dozen bars walking over to the south corner of the square, but I’d heard...

    #1161: Paradise Lounge

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1161st bar, first visited in 2016. We passed at least half a dozen bars walking over to the south corner of the square, but I’d heard...

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  • (Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1160th bar, first visited in 2016. This restaurant is a tiny little two-room wedge directly facing the capitol building. There’s a small sidewalk seating area demarcated by...

    #1160: Tipsy Cow

    (Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1160th bar, first visited in 2016. This restaurant is a tiny little two-room wedge directly facing the capitol building. There’s a small sidewalk seating area demarcated by...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1159th bar, first visited in 2016. Madison’s oldest currently-operating brewpub encompasses two buildings on the eastern corner of the outer ring of the Capitol Square. The...

    #1159: Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1159th bar, first visited in 2016. Madison’s oldest currently-operating brewpub encompasses two buildings on the eastern corner of the outer ring of the Capitol Square. The...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

    #1158: Come Back In

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1157th bar, first visited in 2016. German restaurant with a covered outdoor seating area and an enevaled bar area indoors. We were hungry but wanted something...

    #1157: Essen Haus

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1157th bar, first visited in 2016. German restaurant with a covered outdoor seating area and an enevaled bar area indoors. We were hungry but wanted something...

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  • (New Glarus, WI) Scooter’s 1156th bar, first visited in 2016. After a long drive across Wisconsin we arrived here about 55 minutes before closing time, but with people still arriving...

    #1156: New Glarus Brewing Company

    (New Glarus, WI) Scooter’s 1156th bar, first visited in 2016. After a long drive across Wisconsin we arrived here about 55 minutes before closing time, but with people still arriving...

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  • (Chippewa Falls, WI) Scooter’s 1155th bar, first visited in 2016. We got up extra early to try to be on one of the first tours of the day as we...

    #1155: Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

    (Chippewa Falls, WI) Scooter’s 1155th bar, first visited in 2016. We got up extra early to try to be on one of the first tours of the day as we...

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  • (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

    #1154: James Ballentine VFW Post #246

    (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

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  • (Hawthorne, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Stand-Up Frank’s Scooter’s 1153rd bar, first visited in 2016. I have a strict rule that I cannot count count a bar on this list if it’s...

    #1153: Donnie Dirk’s Zombie Den

    (Hawthorne, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Stand-Up Frank’s Scooter’s 1153rd bar, first visited in 2016. I have a strict rule that I cannot count count a bar on this list if it’s...

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  • (Downtown, North St. Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1152nd bar, first visited in 2016. Though this was a painfully long Uber ride each way (including requiring an emergency bathroom stop 2/3 of...

    #1152: Neumann’s Bar

    (Downtown, North St. Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1152nd bar, first visited in 2016. Though this was a painfully long Uber ride each way (including requiring an emergency bathroom stop 2/3 of...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

    #1151: Palmer’s Bar

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

    #1150: Nomad World Pub

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

    #1149: Gluek’s Restaurant & Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

    #1148: The Local

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

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  • (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1147th bar, first visited in 2016. New incarnation in a new location, so ten years later, to the day, I get to claim it again! Large...

    #1147: Psycho Suzi’s Motor Lounge

    (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1147th bar, first visited in 2016. New incarnation in a new location, so ten years later, to the day, I get to claim it again! Large...

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  • (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

    #1146: Betty Danger’s Country Club

    (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1145th bar, first visited in 2016. Downtown dive bar, plastered with dollar bills, that opens early for breakfast. I had pancakes and Wild Burnette (brown ale)...

    #1145: Cuzzy’s

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1145th bar, first visited in 2016. Downtown dive bar, plastered with dollar bills, that opens early for breakfast. I had pancakes and Wild Burnette (brown ale)...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1144th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t a planned stop as we had thought it closed at 11pm on Thursdays, but when we passed by...

    #1144: Town Hall Brewery

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1144th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t a planned stop as we had thought it closed at 11pm on Thursdays, but when we passed by...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

    #1143: The Corner Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

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