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Excelsior Brewing
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421 Third Street
Excelsior MN 55331
Telephone: +1 952-474-7837
Hours: Tuesday 4-9pm, Wednesday-Thursday 4-10pm, Friday-Saturday noon-11pm, Sunday noon-6pm
Brewer: Niles Lewis
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Notes

Visited: March 19, 2022

Opened: 2012

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Jonny Hughes, Ralph Wells, Rich O\'Reskie

Updated: March 20, 2022

Beer List

  • 5.00% abv.
    • Date: March 19, 2022 (#10962)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Clean toasty malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fizzy. Sweet toasty malt. Grassy. Bread crust.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Tasty, but REALLY fizzy.

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    5.50% abv.
    • Date: July 8, 2021 (#10581)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden amber. Big dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Fresh malt. Floral hops, mildly fruity.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Light body, moderate carbonation. Biscuity malt background, with a real nice floral-grassy hop flavor. Low bitterness. Great balance all the way through.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Excellent beer.

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    American-Style Brown Ale
    6.50% abv.
    • Date: March 19, 2022 (#10748)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Brilliant brown. Creamy head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Clean, toasty, mildly toasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Sweet toasty malt, grassy. Sweet darkish malt finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Pretty good beer, kinda sweet.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: March 19, 2022 (#10968)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Moderate head
      Aroma (3)
      Really fruity. Mildly biscuity.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Big fruity hop flavor, nicely bitter. Biscuity malt background. Bready finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      More bready than hoppy.

  • Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
    6.20% abv.

  • Mr. Jimmy
    Baltic-Style Porter
    8.70% abv.

  • Mush Puppy
    American-Style Brown Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • Open Bow
    American-Style Pilsener
    4.60% abv.

  • Spresso Milk Stout
    Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
    5.00% abv.

  • XLCR
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.80% abv.