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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: January 14, 2018

Opened: 2013

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Scott Breitbach

Updated: February 25, 2018

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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)

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    7.60% abv.
    • Date: January 13, 2018 (#9804)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright copper color. Dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Big piney, citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Lots of toasty, biscuity malt under a big, resiny, citrusy hop bitterness. Lingering clean hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.40% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2014 (#9339)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep golden. Low head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Very sweet. Honey and grain, mild fruity hops.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy. Sweet honey flavor. Mild fruity hops, very low bitterness. Finishes clean.
      Overall Impression (1½)

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.70% abv.
    • Date: April 10, 2017 (#9722)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Fruity, malty, spicy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fizzy. Mild malt character behind spicy, citrus hops and a medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Not "malt-forward" as claimed on the menu, but very tasty nonetheless.

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    Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • Maple St. Porter
    Specialty Beer
    5.40% 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.

  • Stunt Double
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    6.40% abv.