In addition to the places already mentioned, Town Hall Brewpub in Minneapolis is fantastic. The best brewpub in the Cities IMO.
I was there last November and went to Town Hall and the Herkimer. Had some pretty delightful pints at both.
Herkimer Pub & Brewery
2922 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408http://www.theherkimer.com/index.html
Town Hall Brewery
1430 Washington Ave. S
Mineapolis, MN 55454