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Old Hat Brewery
(No longer brewing)
114 North Main Street
PO Box 490
Lawton MI 49065
Telephone: +1 269-624-6445
Hours: Monday-Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Friday 4:00pm-midnight, Saturday 11:00am-midnight, Sunday noon-10:00pm.
Brewer: Tom Fuller
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Notes

Visited: February 9, 2002

Opened: 1998

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Mike Feekart, Siegfried Binge

Formerly Duster's Brewery, and formerly owned by Bell's, Old Hat makes some pretty good beers of its own with its five-barrel Specific Mechanical system. They've got live music once in a while, too.

Updated: April 18, 2013

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Beer List

  • 5.60% abv.
    • Date: August 9, 2003 (#5052)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber-brown. Thick head. Mildly toasty, mildly hoppy aroma. Medium body. Nice and hoppy, with a tasty toasty malt background.

  • 5.30% abv.

    • Date: February 9, 2002 (#4168)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very pale golden, moderate head. Malt and apple aromas - like cider, only beer. Light body, BIG apple flavor (even bigger than the Pils). Nice and dry, like a good cider.

  • Specialty Honey Beer
    5.20% abv.

  • Traditional German-Style Bock
    6.50% abv.

  • American-Style Rye Beer
    • Date: August 9, 2003 (#5053)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright brown amber. Thick head. Huge nutty rye aroma. Medium-thin body. Big nutty rye flavor. Sweet finish.

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer
    4.00% abv.

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener
    5.30% abv.
    • Date: February 9, 2002 (#4164)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, low carbonation, thick head. Sweet aroma, slightly sour. Light body, lots of green apple (acetaldehyde) flavor.

  • German-Style Strong Doppelbock
    8.50% abv.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    4.00% abv.

  • Kölsch
    German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    5.30% abv.

  • Maibock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    7.50% abv.

  • Mustachioed Gentleman Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Pumpkin Ale
    Garden (Vegetable) Beer
    4.20% abv.

  • Red Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager
    5.50% abv.

  • Schwarzbier
    German-Style Schwarzbier

  • Scotch Ale
    Traditional Strong Scotch Ale
    7.00% abv.

  • Station 1300 Light Lager
    American-Style Light Lager
    3.40% abv.

  • Stubbins Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Tripel
    Belgian-Style Tripel

  • Vienna
    Vienna-Style Lager
    5.00% abv.