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Court Avenue Brewing
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309 Court Avenue
Des Moines IA 50309
Telephone: +1 515-282-2739
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-midnight, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday 4:30pm-midnight.
Brewer: Mike Gauthier
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Notes

Visited: June 15, 1998

Opened: 1996

Contributors: Carrie LaGree, Dave, Dave Ewert, James, mark vernon

Closed briefly and reopened in 2001.

Updated: June 4, 2009

Beer List

    • Date: June 15, 1998 (#2888)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, thick head. Roasty, papery aroma. Medium body, very roasty, pretty sweet.

    • Date: June 15, 1998 (#2883)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, low carbonation, thick head. Perfumey raspberry aroma. Medium body, sweet, tart. Vimalt Wheat plus raspberry flavoring.

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    • Date: June 15, 1998 (#2887)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber-brown, low carbonation, thick head. Faintly hoppy aroma. Big body, big fruity hops. Real clean smooth beer.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: June 15, 1998 (#2885)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red-brown, low carbonation, thick head. Fruity hop aroma. Medium body, fruity-spicy-herbal hops. Sweet slightly roasty finish.

  • English-Style Brown Ale

  • Topping Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Vimalt Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast