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Madhouse Brewing Company
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501 Scott Avenue
Des Moines IA 50309
Telephone: +1 515-988-5535
Hours: Thursday-Friday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday noon-8:00pm.
Brewer: Mason Groben, Brody Coffman
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Notes

Opened: 2010

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, D Groomes

Madhouse moved from Newton to Des Moines in 2014.

Updated: April 16, 2016

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Beer List

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    4.50% abv.
    • Date: January 20, 2011 (#8430)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 12 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Translucent. Moderate foamy head.
      Aroma (1½)
      Sweet, grainy, phenolic.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Light and fizzy. Sweet creamy wheat malt. Mild fruity hop flavor, very low bitterness. Plasticky phenolic finish.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      Autolysed yeast?

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    6.00% abv.
    • Date: April 16, 2011 (#8514)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild coffee on a mild malt background.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, fairly fizzy. Big roasty coffee flavor up front. Mild malty sweetness. Coffee lingers in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good clean beer.

  • Specialty Honey Beer

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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.20% abv.
    • Date: July 30, 2011 (#8609)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber-brown. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Grapefruit, grassy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, just fizzy enough. Big grapefruity hop flavor, moderate bitterness. Background of biscuity malt. Nicely balanced.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Big hop flavor, but not all that bitter.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale

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    South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Weissbier
    5.80% abv.
    • Date: February 17, 2012 (#8737)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright brown-black. Low head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Grassy-grainy. Faintly roasty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light-medium body, fizzy. Sweet and grainy with lots of dark caramel. Very mild banana flavor. Toasty, grassy finish.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      More Dunkel than Weizen.

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    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.20% abv.