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Sherlock's Home
(Closed)
11000 Red Circle Drive
Minnetonka MN 55343
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Notes

Visited: September 5, 2002

Opened: 1989

Closed: 2002

Annual Production: 750 bbl

Contributor: Carl Eidbo

Draft beers were served at 38°F, real ales at 52°F. Sherlock's Home accepted UK£ as well as US$; they will be missed.

Updated: July 6, 2003

Beer List

    • Date: September 5, 2002 (#4405)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Copper color, hazy, thick head. Mild toasty malt aroma. Very light body, big spicy earthy hop flavor. Fairly bitter in the lingering finish. OG 1042.
    • Date: August 12, 2000 (#1472)
      Package: real ale
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 20 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright amber, still, big head. Big floral hop aroma. Light body, big hop flavor, nice mild lingering bitter finish. Far and away the best beer today!

    • Date: September 5, 2002 (#4401)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep golden, low carbonation, moderate head. Sweet malty aroma, with perfumey hops. Very cold! Light body, lots of perfumey hop flavor, fairly bitter. Good fresh malty background. Some diacetyl as it warms. OG 1046.

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener
    • Date: September 5, 2002 (#4403)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Slightly more pale than deep golden, moderate carbonation and head. Some malt aroma, some diacetyl odor. Light body, lots of smoky malt flavor and lots of diacetyl. OG 1040.

  • Robust Porter
    • Date: September 5, 2002 (#4407)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, reasonably thick head. Mild coffee aroma. Light body, acidic roast malt flavor all the way through. OG 1042.
    • Date: August 11, 2001 (#3865)
      Package: real ale
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, good head. Richly roasty, chocolatey aroma. Light body, lots of black malt all the way through.

  • Scottish-Style Light Ale

  • Queen Anne Light
    Golden or Blonde Ale

  • Stag's Head Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Star of India India Pale Ale
    American-Style India Pale Ale