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903 Quarry Road
Coralville IA 52241
Telephone: +1 319-449-3700
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm, Sunday noon-7:00pm
Brewer: Jake Simmons
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Notes

Visited: April 28, 2013

Opened: 2012

Contributors: John McKenzie, Ralph Wells

Updated: September 9, 2018

Beer List

    • Date: April 28, 2013 (#9073)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright brown. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big fruity esters. Dark caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fairly fizzy. Fruity on top of dark caramel, toffee flavors. Low-medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)


  • 5.20% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2013 (#9070)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet. Mild caramel. Mild toast.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Medium body, fizzy. Sweet grainy malt. Diacetyl. Very mild grassy hop flavor, very low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (1)

  • Specialty Beer
    6.20% abv.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: April 28, 2013 (#9071)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep amber, hazy. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Cloves, wheat.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, very fizzy. Sweet wheat with lots of clove flavor. Mildly bready. Sweet clove finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.80% abv.
    • Date: September 5, 2018 (#9906)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden. Hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big citrusy hops. Mildly biscuity.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, low-medium carbonation. Big fruity-floral hop flavor all the way through. Fairly bitter. Bready malt way in the background.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Bottle-conditioned. Thanks to Frank Mellion for the bottle!

  • European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel
    5.30% abv.

  • Smoke-Flavored Beer
    5.70% abv.