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Backswing Brewery
Bar/Tasting RoomTours
500 West South Street
Suite 8
Lincoln NE 68522-1744
Telephone: +1 402-515-4263
Hours: Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Friday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday noon-10:00pm, Sunday noon-6:00pm.
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Opened: 2015

Contributors: brian collins, Siegfried Binge

Originally located at Brewsky's in Omaha. Backswing also operates a taproom in Omaha.

Updated: July 5, 2024


Beer List

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    6.50% abv.
    • Date: May 29, 2018 (#9842)
      Package: draught
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown-black. Low dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty. Malty. Mild grassy hops, mildly grainy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, moderately fizzy. Nicely malty and fairly roasty. Grassy, floral hop flavor, mild bitterness. Lingering roasty, mildly fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good beer. Could almost be a Stout.

  • 5.20% abv.
    • Date: August 18, 2018 (#9894)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Nebraska Beer Festival, Papillion NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly perfumey, floral, grassy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, fairly fizzy. Sweet clean malt flavor with big fruity hops. Low bitterness. Hint of lemon, maybe orange peel. Clean fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good hot weather beer.

  • English-Style India Pale Ale
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: June 24, 2024 (#11781)
      Package: draught
      Place: Beercade 2, Omaha NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-brown. Some haze. Low creamy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Very mild for such a big here. Toast, maybe a little molasses.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Toasty and malty. Mildly grassy, low-medium bitterness. Not a lot of alcohol character.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Too strong for the style, but pretty tasty.

  • Oatmeal Stout
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: June 25, 2024 (#11784)
      Package: draught
      Place: Backswing Brewing - Omaha, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense creamy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Grassy, grainy, malty, mildly roasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, smooth. Malty-sweet, chocolate. Herbal-floral hop flavor all the way through. Low bitterness. Chocolatey, fruity-floral finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Not bad.

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    10.40% abv.

  • Red Ale
    Irish-Style Red Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • Saison
    Classic Saison
    5.30% abv.

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    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.10% abv.