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15 Rowland Way
Novato CA 94945
Telephone: +1 415-898-4677
Hours: Saturday-Thursday 11:30am-midnight, Friday 11:30am-1:00am. Tours by appointment.
Brewer: Derek Smith
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Notes

Visited: April 2, 2007

Opened: 1995

Annual Production: 3,500 bbl

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

I owe a big thank-you to Brendan Moylan for sending the bottles in July 2000!

Updated: October 14, 2013

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Beer List


    • Date: September 28, 1996 (#1784)
      Package: draught
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden hazy. Citrus aroma. Good body, good malt flavor, good balance.

  • 5.00% abv.

  • 4.80% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: April 2, 2007 (#6459)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense nitro head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty, mild chocolate and roast.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, really creamy. Malty and chocolatey with a big herbal grassy hop flavor. Low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    5.20% abv.

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    Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    9.20% abv.
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    • Date: August 1, 2008 (#7233)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber. Thick fluffy head.
      Aroma (4)
      Fruity, spicy, citrusy, grassy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big body, smooth. Hugely spicyy and fruity and nicely bitter. Grassy, lemony hop flavor. Lingering resiny fruity bitter finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Imperial Stout
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    • Date: August 20, 2000 (#3512)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 19 points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Pretty damn black, thick brown head. Rich hoppy chocolate aroma. Thick, REAL chewy, MONSTROUS chocolate flavor. Not bitter like Old Rasputin, which is an excellent beer, and so is this one.
    • Date: September 28, 1996 (#1783)
      Package: draught
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black as night. Smells black, sweet. Thick, sweet, black, no alcohol flavor, not bitter.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.50% abv.
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  • Kilt Lifter Scottish Ale
    Traditional Strong Scotch Ale
    8.00% abv.
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    Moylander Double IPA Ale
    Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    8.50% abv.
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  • Moylannium Ale
    Barley Wine-Style Ale

  • Old Blarney Barleywine
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.
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  • Orange & Black Congrats Ale
    Specialty Beer
    6.00% abv.

  • Paddy's Irish Red Ale
    Scottish-Style Export Ale
    6.50% abv.
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  • Ryan Sullivan's Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
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  • Wheat Berry
    Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer
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    White Christmas
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    6.50% abv.