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6059 Maple Street
Omaha NE 68104
Telephone: +1 402-937-1892
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm.
Brewer: Jimmy Vollmer
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Visited: April 10, 2017

Opened: 2013

Contributor: Siegfried Binge

Updated: April 16, 2017

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Beer List

  • 7.20% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2014 (#9340)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright copper color. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Black pepper.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Lots of dark caramel under spicy, fruity hops. Reasonably bitter, lingering in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • 4.40% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2014 (#9339)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep golden. Low head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Very sweet. Honey and grain, mild fruity hops.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy. Sweet honey flavor. Mild fruity hops, very low bitterness. Finishes clean.
      Overall Impression (1½)

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.70% abv.
    • Date: April 10, 2017 (#9722)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Fruity, malty, spicy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fizzy. Mild malt character behind spicy, citrus hops and a medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Not "malt-forward" as claimed on the menu, but very tasty nonetheless.

  • Specialty Beer
    5.40% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2014 (#9344)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Very dark brown. Moderate head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Lots of maple and some smoke.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium body, fizzy. Huge maple flavor buries hints of roasted malt. Sweet maple all the way through.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      Andy says he's going to dial back the maple on the next batch.

  • American-Style Pale Ale

  • Rich Uncle's Dunkle
    South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Weissbier
    5.20% abv.

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    Rough Draft Porter
    Robust Porter
    5.50% abv.

  • Stunt Double
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    6.40% abv.