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1401 Miner Street
PO Box 3188
Idaho Springs CO 80452
Telephone: +1 303-567-4419
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday 11:00am-midnight.
Brewer: Steve Indrehus, Eric Rode
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Notes

Opened: 1994

Annual Production: 12,000 bbl

Contributors: Ralph Wells, Siegfried Binge

Updated: May 21, 2013

Beer List

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    • Date: February 26, 2003 (#4704)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Woodman's Food Market #20, Green Bay WI
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pale golden. Low head. Big perfumey hop aroma. Light body. Big sweet grainy malt flavor. Mild floral hop flavor. Sweet grainy hop finish.

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    • Date: March 17, 2002 (#4288)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beer School, Appleton WI
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright brown, low head. Clean, mildly malty aroma. Medium-big body, creamy, lots of malt flavor and some toast. Hint of oxidation - papery - late.
    • Date: September 28, 1996 (#1754)
      Package: draught
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden-amber. Malty, sweetish aroma. Good body, good bitterness, spicy finish.

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    Chocolate/Cocoa Flavored Beer
    • Date: December 31, 2007 (#6770)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep dark red. Moderate head.
      Aroma (4)
      Huge milk chocolate with hints of roast.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body. Sweetly smooth. Loads of chocolate flavor. Mildly roasty with just a touch of grassy hoppiness that lingers at the end.
      Overall Impression (2)
      "Ale brewed with cocoa powder and honey".

  • Fresh Hop Ale
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    • Date: November 11, 2010 (#8341)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black-brown. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big body, smooth. Big spicy bitterness up front. Roasty, malty, spicy. Chocolate. Hint of grassy rye. Lingering piney bitterness.
      Overall Impression (3)

  • Specialty Beer
    9.80% abv.

  • Jack Whacker Wheat Ale
    Herb and Spice Beer
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  • Legend
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer

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    Maple Nut Brown Ale
    Specialty Beer
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    Nice Saison
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    5.50% abv.

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    Pick Axe Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
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  • Prospector Porter
    Brown Porter
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  • Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale
    Garden (Vegetable) Beer
    5.00% abv.

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    Vienna Amber Lager (formerly Ornery Amber Lager)
    Vienna-Style Lager
    5.50% abv.
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