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Raccoon River Brewing
(Closed)
200 Tenth Street
Des Moines IA 50309
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Notes

Visited: June 7, 1998

Opened: 1997

Closed: 2014

Contributors: Angela Feig, Diane Crawford, jarobb, Mark Opsal, Siegfried Binge

Updated: September 7, 2015

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Beer List

    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2826)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden amber, low carbonation, moderate head. Fruity aroma. Light-medium body, big herbal hop flavor and a big bitter blast.

    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2822)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark golden, moderate carbonation and head. Soapy, floral aroma. Medium body, big floral hop flavor, sweet finish.

  • German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2824)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, low carbonation, moderate head. Pretty clean aroma. Medium body, pretty malty, some alcohol.

  • German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier
    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2825)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red-amber, low carbonation and head. Clean aroma. Medium body, herbal-floral, not too bitter. Very slightly dry and roasty.

  • Sweet Stout or Cream Stout

  • Tallgrass Prairie Gold
    Golden or Blonde Ale

  • Vanilla Creme Ale
    Specialty Beer