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Thunderhead Brewery
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201 Avenue F
Axtell NE 68924
Telephone: +1 308-237-1558
Hours: Saturday 2:00pm-5:00pm.
Brewer: Trevor Schaben
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Notes

Opened: 2012

Annual Production: 2,400 bbl

Trevor brews here now, but his pub in Kearney is still open.

Updated: June 17, 2018

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Beer List

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    5.20% abv.
    • Date: June 14, 2018 (#9856)
      Package: draught
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Medium dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Coffee. Malt. Mildly floral.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light-medium body, fairly fizzy. Big roasty malt flavor, coffee. Not acid-burnt. Mild grassy hop flavor, medium bitterness. Good malt base. Roasty, grassy, reasonably bitter finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

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    6.50% abv.
    • Date: June 14, 2018 (#9855)
      Package: draught
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Thick dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Hugely piney, spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, fairly fizzy. Enormous piney hop flavor, big bitterness. Biscuity malt in the background.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real good clean beer that's all about the hops. Also not a glass of mud.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: April 8, 2014 (#9353)
      Package: draught
      Place: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney NE
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-brown. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big fruity hops. Mildly toasty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Big fruity hop flavor all the way through. Medium bitterness. Mild toasty malty background.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
    11.50% abv.
    • Date: June 14, 2018 (#9857)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense nitro head.
      Aroma (3)
      Coffee. Wood. Some coconut.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Thick. Rich malt. Smooth. Lots of roast, lots of malt. Quite a bit of coconut. Medium bitterness, mainly from the roast. Fair bit of alcohol in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

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    Smoke-Flavored Beer

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    Smoked Porter
    Smoke-Flavored Beer
    7.50% abv.