Press Release — ENKI Brewing Awarded Value-Added Grant from Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture


ENKI Brewing is the 20+ year culmination of the friendship between two beer lovers, John Hayes and Dan Norton. ENKI’s mission is to “Make the World a Friendlier Place – Two Beers at a Time” just as John and Dan have been enjoying and sharing beers with old and new friends, alike.

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Find Us On Tap

You can find our tap handles popping up in local bars and restaurants throughout the Metro area!  We also sell our kegs to liquor stores for those of you with home keg systems. Ask your local liquor store for our kegs.  Read our ON TAP page to find out more.  Check often, as our list is always growing!


Frequent FOE's

Our mission is to "Make the World a Friendlier Place -- Two Beers at a Time".  Being friendly is even part of our business strategy!  Because ENKI friends are so important to us, we have a Frequent FOE, or Friend of Enki, program.  For every 10 Growler fills, you get one FREE!  New rewards, limited release specials, and other surprises await our FOE's, too!

Come by the Tap Room and ask an ENKI team member to get your punch card! 

On tap for a limited time...




Our tap room is open Wednesday through Friday, 4-10, Saturday noon -10, and Sunday noon - 6 pm for regular business hours, but we often have special activities going on in the tap room.  We're collaborating with local restaurants to bring in their menu items, releasing new and exciting beers, and involved with community events.  Beyond our tap room walls, ENKI Brewing is participating in festivals, special events, and samplings all throughout the west metro area.  Come join us for a beer and to make some new friends.

Learn more about what's happening in the tap room and when we are out and about on our events page!  


Visit our Tap Room

Perfectly situated along the shores of Steiger Lake, downtown Victoria, MN, the ENKI Brewing taproom offers a somewhat ‘lived in’ feel with a great view of both the lake and our beautiful brew house. Drive up or peddle out to experience all we have to offer.  While we don't have formal tours at the moment, any of our staff will gladly give you a first hand look around the brewhouse, time allowing.  We're open the following hours...

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 4  - 10 pm

Saturday, noon - 10 pm

Sunday, noon - 6 pm

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Take the SW Minne-Tour!

The South West Metro area of Minneapolis is the best destination for breweries and wineries, alike!  Check out the following link to see the full list and map!

SW Minne-Tour

ENKI Express!

We may not have a kitchen or full waitstaff, but you surely can indulge in a delicious, hot meal while you're enjoying a frothy, cold brew!  Introducing the ENKI Express menu in conjunction with the Victoria House.  A special menu featuring everything from ENKI Beer battered walleye to German Chocolate Cake -- complete with beer pairings.

  Click here to see the full menu.