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1235 Thomas Beck Road
Suite A
Des Moines IA 50315
Telephone: +1 515-285-9005
Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday noon-10:00pm.
Brewer: John Martin
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Notes

Visited: May 18, 2013

Opened: 2012

Contributor: Siegfried Binge

Updated: May 20, 2013

Beer List

  • 6.40% abv.
    • Date: May 18, 2013 (#9108)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Yellow, some haze. Low head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Very clean.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, low carbonation. Big sweet malt, some alcohol. Grainy. Clean finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • 4.80% abv.
    • Date: May 18, 2013 (#9104)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Pretty clean.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, smooth. Sweet malt flavor, fairly grainy. Very low grassy hop flavor and bitterness. Sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.10% abv.
    • Date: May 18, 2013 (#9102)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber, hazy. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Citrusy, mildly spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Big citrusy bitterness all the way through. Mild biscuit malt background. Clean hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Vienna-Style Lager

  • Specialty Beer
    5.60% abv.
    • Date: May 18, 2013 (#9103)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Yellow, very hazy. Thick head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Mildly grainy. Mild banana.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, creamy. Sweet wheat malt flavor. Mild banana. Very mild grassy hop flavor, low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Scottish-Style Ale
    5.85% abv.

  • Oatmeal Stout
    5.30% abv.

  • Irish-Style Red Ale
    5.90% abv.

  • Mayday Maibock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    6.00% abv.

  • South Side Citra Blonde
    Golden or Blonde Ale
    5.20% abv.

  • Takedown Irish Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    5.10% abv.

  • Thomas Beck Black IPA
    American-Style Black Ale
    6.80% abv.