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6059 Maple Street
Omaha NE 68104
Telephone: +1 402-934-8668
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm.
Brewer: Jimmy Vollmer
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Visited: February 16, 2022

Opened: 2013

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Scott Breitbach

Updated: February 21, 2022

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Beer List

  • 7.20% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2014 (#9340)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright copper color. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Black pepper.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Lots of dark caramel under spicy, fruity hops. Reasonably bitter, lingering in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • 5.00% abv.
    • Date: October 17, 2018 (#9920)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 11 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Yellow, hazy. Very low head.
      Aroma (1½)
      Worty. Smoky.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Light body, fairly fizzy. Worty flavor, grassy hops, medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (1)
      It's not overly sweet, but it tastes like it didn't finish fermenting.

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.70% abv.
    • Date: February 16, 2022 (#10901)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Bright golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, floral hops. Lots of toasty malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, fizzy. Nicely malty, toasty, biscuity. Mild floral-grassy hop flavor, low bitterness. Graham cracker finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale
    4.30% abv.
    • Date: February 16, 2022 (#10900)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Extremely pale. Slight haze. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Grainy, bready, mild DMS.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Very light body, fizzy. Really bready, almost yeasty. Some sulfur. Very low floral hop flavor, very low bitterness. Bread-dough finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Remarkably light example of an already light style.

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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.60% abv.

  • Dirty Blonde
    Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.40% abv.

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.70% abv.

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    Golden Rabbit Belgian Blonde
    Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • Hide + Hare
    Session Beer
    5.30% abv.

  • Intergalactic Monastery
    American-Belgo-Style Ale
    5.80% abv.

  • Krampus Delight
    Strong Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • Lamp Lit Prost
    South German-Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen/Weissbier
    4.70% abv.

  • Lil Rye Guy
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    5.90% abv.

  • Luz D'Vida
    Australasian, Latin American, or Tropical-Style Light Lager
    4.90% abv.

  • Maple St. Porter
    Specialty Beer
    5.40% abv.

  • Mud Wrastlin' Prize
    English-Style Brown Ale
    4.90% abv.

  • No Carrot All
    Berliner-Style Weisse (Wheat)
    4.30% abv.

  • Oak Aged Thunder Bunny
    Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
    12.90% abv.

  • Osa Biere!
    French-Style Bière de Garde
    6.70% abv.

  • Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Rich Uncle's Dunkle
    South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Weissbier
    5.20% abv.

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    Rough Draft Porter
    Robust Porter
    5.50% abv.

  • Rumple's Wheat
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
    5.80% abv.

  • Soccer Dad's American Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.10% abv.

  • Sportsball American Hybrid
    American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale
    4.40% abv.

  • Stunt Double
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    6.40% abv.

  • Sunny Bunny Hopped Wheat
    Specialty Beer
    5.20% abv.

  • The Velveteen
    Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
    6.10% abv.