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Lake Monster Brewing
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550 Vandalia Street
Saint Paul MN 55114-1833
Telephone: +1 612-964-6288
Hours: Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday noon-11:00pm, Sunday noon-9:00pm.
Brewer: Matt Lange
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Visited: September 25, 2021

Opened: 2013

Annual Production: 1,200 bbl

Contributors: Jon Hughes, Matt Lange, Rich O'Reskie

Updated: January 14, 2022


Beer List

  • 10.00% abv.
    • Date: September 25, 2021 (#10723)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Beautifully black. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Spicy. Earthy. Alcoholic, but not hot. Chocolatey.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Chocolate. Mild spicy alcohol. Spicy hops too. Chocolatey finish with just a hint of bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Tasty, but not all that complex.

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    5.40% abv.
    • Date: October 24, 2020 (#10366)
      Package: canned
      Place: Trader Joe's Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Thick head.
      Aroma (4)
      Floral hops, clean malt. Nice touch of sulfur.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Light-medium body, fairly fizzy. Real tasty clean malt and a nice big floral-grassy hop flavor. Low-medium bitterness. Great balance. Lingering floral-grassy finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Excellent beer. Tastes a lot like Staropramen, only less bitter.

  • Juicy or Hazy Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    8.50% abv.
    • Date: September 25, 2021 (#10720)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Yellow. Almost opaque. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      HUGE grapefruit juice. Bready.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Surprisingly light body, surprisingly fizzy. Huge grapefruit hop flavor. Big bitterness. Yeasty, bready background. Fruity-sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Weird balance.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.90% abv.
    • Date: September 25, 2021 (#10718)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber. Thick creamy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Spicy, earthy. Biscuity background, mild caramel malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, creamy. Biscuity malt and huge fruity, citrusy, grassy hops. Medium-big bitterness all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Pretty good beer.

  • European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel
    5.50% abv.

  • Loonatick Fresh Hop 2021
    Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
    6.20% abv.

  • Oktoberfest
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    5.50% abv.