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Notes

Opened: 1997

Annual Production: 50,000 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Matthias Haaben, Siegfried Binge

Updated: December 10, 2016

Beer List

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    7.00% abv.
    • Date: September 4, 2008 (#7285)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild sweet grainy malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Sweetly malty and warming. Moderate noble hop flavor and bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
    • Date: December 14, 1997 (#2361)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Moloka`i Wines and Spirits Unlimited, Kaunakakai HI
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Deep golden, low carbonation, thick head. Sweet aroma, alcoholic, a little herbal. Thick, chewy, fairly strong. Nice malty flavor in the middle. Good big beer. Bottled 11/10/97.

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    • Date: December 3, 2016 (#9676)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-brown. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Rich toasty malt. Grainy, mildly grassy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, moderate carbonation. Sweet caramel malt, toasty, bready. Seems a bit alcoholic. Grassy, fruity hop flavor, low-medium bitterness. Grassy, grainy finish, warming.
      Overall Impression (2)
      "Dry-hopped Red Ale", brewed for the San Jose Sharks. Thanks to Choo for the six-pack!

  • European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel
    • Date: October 5, 2000 (#3584)
      Package: draught
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Light brown, thick head. Clean aroma. Malty, sweet...Märzen?

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    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    • Date: September 4, 2008 (#7284)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet biscuity malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fizzy. Big sweet biscuity malt all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

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    Märzen
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

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    Pilsner
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Weizeneisbock
    South German-Style Weizenbock/Weissbock
    10.00% abv.
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