We began the evening at Laughing Sun Brewery. Being new to the establishment, we knew that a flight was the way to go and we sampled Strawberry Wheat, Sinister Pear, L’amitie Saison Blanc, Irish Red Ale and Black Shox Porter. The laid back atmosphere was very relaxing and we could have a conversation without having to yell above high levels of noise. Also, the staff was friendly. Now, I’m not typically a light beer kind of girl, and went in expecting the Black Shox Porter to be the best for my palate, but my husband and I agreed that the Strawberry Wheat was the winner of the evening. It was refreshing and not overly fruity. The Irish Red Ale was also very smooth.
After the flight, we spent some time wandering around downtown Bismarck. We checked out a couple shops and talked about a few other restaurants that we should visit in the near future.
Other times of the year, the perfect finish to this date would have been a show at the Belle Mehus, or a downtown concert, but our evening wasn’t timed right for one of those events. So, we headed to the Grand Theatres to catch a movie. We always love the atmosphere at the Grand.
Our experience at Laughing Sun, Fireflour and the Grand Theatres made for a wonderful date night downtown (well mostly downtown), and I am sure we will be back to each of these places soon.