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227 North Main Street
Galena IL 61036
Telephone: +1 815-776-9917
Hours: Thursday-Monday 11:00am-11:00pm. Tours at 3:00pm and 6:00pm.
Brewer: Sean Carter
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Notes

Visited: April 28, 2011

Opened: 2010

Annual Production: 600 bbl

Contributors: Ralph Wells, Warren Bell, John McKenzie, Matt, Sean Carter, Siegfried Binge, Warren Bell (Owner)

Updated: May 2, 2011

Beer List

  • 7.50% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2011 (#8535)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber, hazy. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Huge orange-citrus hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth and creamy. Toasty-caramel malt behind a blast of citrusy hops. Hop flavor is a lot bigger than the bitterness. Finishes fruity and mildly bitter.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • 4.00% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2011 (#8531)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty, mildly grainy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light and fizzy. Malty, bready. Mild fruity hop flavor, low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good clean beer.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.30% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2011 (#8532)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Translucent yellow. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Bready. Mild banana.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fizzy. Big sweet banana flavor, nicely bready.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2011 (#8534)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Very mildly black-peppery.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fairly creamy. Big really peppery hop flavor, medium bitterness. Grainy, peppery finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Weird, but tasty. The black-pepper character comes from New Zealand Hallertau hops.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.50% abv.

  • Rye-Rish Red Ale
    American-Style Rye Beer
    5.15% abv.

  • Uly's Dark
    Oatmeal Stout
    6.25% abv.