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112 First Street South
Buffalo MN 55313-1402
Telephone: +1 763-777-9054
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday noon-10:00pm, Sunday noon-6:00pm.
Brewer: Pugs Hayes
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Notes

Visited: April 16, 2022

Opened: 2013

Contributor: Jonny Hughes

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Updated: April 17, 2022

Beer List

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    5.50% abv.
    • Date: April 1, 2020 (#10263)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 13 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Big fluffy head.
      Aroma (3)
      Really toasty. Pretty grassy. A bit roasty, woody.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Medium body, low carbonation. Toasty, biscuity malt. Grassy. Low-medium bitterness. Some papery oxidation, especially in the finish.
      Overall Impression (1)
      Not awful, but definitely past its prime. (There's no date on the can.)

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    5.50% abv.
    • Date: April 16, 2022 (#11002)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Very dark red. Shiny. Creamy head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild chocolate, mild roast malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Chocolatey, malty. Grassy. Low bitterness. Finishes darkish and sweetly malty.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Real good beer.

  • Imperial Stout
    10.40% abv.
    • Date: February 20, 2021 (#10444)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 19½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate beige head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Coconut. Mildly toasty. Malty. Grassy.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Thick and smooth. Roasty, malty. Coconut. Grassy, a little grainy. Alcohol is well hidden. Phenomenally smooth beer.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Incredibly smooth and complex and tasty.

  • Rye Beer
    5.60% abv.
    • Date: February 20, 2021 (#10441)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Beautiful deep red. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly grassy, mild caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Really grassy, nutty. Low-medium bitterness. Smoky, roasty, nutty finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      I like it.

  • Smoke-Flavored Beer
    7.00% abv.

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    Folliard's Smoked Irish Ale
    Smoke-Flavored Beer
    5.90% abv.

  • Oak Smoked IPA
    Smoke-Flavored Beer
    6.30% abv.