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Pipeworks Brewing
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3912 West McLean Avenue
Suite B
Chicago IL 60647
Telephone: +1 773-698-6154
Hours: Thursday-Friday 3:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm. Off-premise sales only.
Brewer: Gerrit Lewis, Beejay Oslon
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Opened: 2012

Annual Production: 1,750 bbl

Contributors: Gerrit Lewis, Siegfried Binge, Diane Crawford, Mario Kornmesser

Pipedream is collaborating with Belgian brewers De Struise and Alvinne.

Updated: July 3, 2023


Beer List

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    6.00% abv.
    • Date: December 31, 2021 (#10819)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Some haze. Thick creamy head.
      Aroma (4)
      Hugely fruity, grassy, tropical. Biscuity, toasty background.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, creamy. Huge tropical fruit hop flavor, low-medium bitterness. Mild biscuity malt background. Big tropical fruit finish, a little toasty.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good beer, not all that complex though.

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    5.00% abv.
    • Date: July 3, 2023 (#11440)
      Package: draught
      Place: Pizza Pub Princeton, Princeton MN
      Score: 12 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright pale amber. Creamy head.
      Aroma (2)
      Catty. Floral. Very mildly biscuity. Butter.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Diacetyl. Bready malt, catty hops, medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (1)

  • Leipzig-Style Gose or Contemporary Gose
    4.00% abv.

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    Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
    7.50% abv.
    • Date: August 19, 2021 (#10693)
      Package: canned
      Place: Hy-Vee Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Yellow, translucent. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Kinda citrusy, kinda lemony. Bready.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fizzy. Bready malt behind citrusy hops. More lemon than mango. Medium bitterness all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Interesting beer. "Double dry hopped oat India Pale Ale with Mosaic and Cryo Mosaic hops".

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    German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
    6.90% abv.
    • Date: August 2, 2022 (#11109)
      Package: canned
      Place: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Grand Island, Grand Island NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Malt, dark bread crust, toast.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Thick, smooth, malty. Mildly spicy, with a nice molasses note. Very very mild floral hop flavor, very low bitterness. Just a hint of alcohol, and a hint of roastiness in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Not bad at all.