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Crane River Brewpub and Cafe
(Closed)
200 North Eleventh Street
Lincoln NE 68508
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Notes

Visited: June 29, 1998

Opened: 1992

Closed: 2003

Annual Production: 2,210 bbl

Contributor: James McHaley

Updated: September 28, 2003

Beer List

    • Date: June 29, 1998 (#2940)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Dark yellow, hazy, moderate head. Orange peel aroma, malty. Medium body, lots of wheat and malt flavor, fairly spicy and citrusy.

    • Date: June 29, 1998 (#2942)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Darkish golden, high carbonation, thick head. Some malt aroma. Medium body, big chili flavor but not too spicy. Nice malty finish.

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    • Date: October 2, 1996 (#1858)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, very weak brown head. Coffee and chocolate aroma. Weak coffee flavor, OK bitter finish.

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    • Date: October 2, 1996 (#1856)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, low carbonation, big white head. Fruity nose. Fruity flavor fades during finish, leaving just a hint of bitterness.

  • German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

  • Platte Valley ESB
    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter

  • Porter
    Robust Porter

  • Red Top Rye
    American-Style Rye Beer

  • Sod House Altbier
    German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier

  • Weizen
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast

  • Whooping Wheat
    German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch

  • Zlaté Pivo Golden Beer
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Zoo Brew 25
    American-Style Pale Ale