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Indian Wells Brewing
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2565 North Highway 14
Inyokern CA 93527
Telephone: +1 760-377-5989
Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm. Tours by request or appointment.
Brewer: Mike Allen
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Notes

Opened: 1995

Annual Production: 10,000 bbl

Contributors: Rick Lovett, J. F. Zeuthen

IWBC brews 12 beers annually with 5 soda pops and energizer drinks. They're also a large contract brewer with full pasteurization, date coded bottles with a full 110 day guarantee on all beers.

Thanks to Rick Lovett for the bottles!

Updated: July 5, 2011

Beer List

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    • Date: November 7, 2004 (#5527)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Fairly fizzy. Good head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, caramel, earthy, citrusy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body. Sweet, very fruity, and reasonably bitter. The bitterness and hop flavor grow all the way through the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

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    • Date: December 7, 2004 (#5535)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Beautiful deep golden-amber color. Nice thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity-floral hops on a big malt background.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body. Sweet and malty. Bitter, earthy hop character shows up in the middle and lasts for the rest of the beer.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    American-Style Premium Lager
    • Date: December 10, 2004 (#5536)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Pale golden. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty-sweet, some noble hops.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy and sweet. Clean sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    Vienna-Style Lager
    • Date: November 7, 2004 (#5528)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red, slight haze. Good head.
      Aroma (3)
      Toasty, fruity.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium-light body. Lots of sweet toasty malt flavor, lots of fruity hop flavor.
      Overall Impression (2)
    • Date: September 27, 1996 (#1679)
      Package: draught
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden-amber. Toasty aroma. Malty, a little bitter.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale