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3055 Columbia Avenue NE
Suite 101
Minneapolis MN 55418
Telephone: +1 612-404-0056
Hours: Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday noon-10:00pm, Sunday noon-6:00pm.
Brewer: Kale Johnson, Nick Chute
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Visited: March 31, 2021

Contributors: Jonny Hughes, Kale Johnson, Ralph Wells, Siegfried Binge

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Updated: April 4, 2021

Beer List

  • 4.40% abv.
    • Date: March 31, 2021 (#10468)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild floral hops. Mild sulfur.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, fairly fizzy. Nice sweet malt flavor, slightly grainy. Floral hop flavor, low bitterness. Finishes clean.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good clean beer. More German than Czech, not as bitter as either, but quite tasty.

  • 6.00% abv.
    • Date: March 31, 2021 (#10469)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Creamy beige head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Roasty. Milk chocolate.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Nicely chocolatey, nicely roasty, nicely malty. Grassy-floral hop flavor, medium bitterness, more in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Real nice balance.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    9.00% abv.
    • Date: March 31, 2021 (#10471)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Red-brown, opaque. Big dense head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Toast, bread crust. Soy sauce? Anise. Dark, almost burnt, caramel.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Big and creamy. Dark-toasty malt. Mild fruity esters. Some raisin. Bready, sweet, malty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Big, but not all that complex.

  • Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: March 31, 2021 (#10472)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Yellow, opaque. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Citrusy. Mildly bready.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium big body. Really citrusy. Medium bitterness. Nice bready malt background.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Brown Ale
    4.40% abv.