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Minhas Craft Brewery
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1208 14th Avenue
PO Box 277
Monroe WI 53566
Telephone: +1 608-325-3191
Toll-Free: 800-233-7205
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-3:00pm
Brewer: Kris Kalav
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Opened: 1845

Annual Production: 300,000 bbl

Contributors: George Akin, M. MInhas, Manjit Minhas, Tami Hoesly

The Minhas family purchased Joseph Huber Brewing in 2006, and gave it the new name Minhas Craft Brewery.

Minhas also houses the Herb & Helen Haydock World of Beer Memorabilia Museum.

Updated: February 12, 2012


Beer List

    • Date: April 18, 2009 (#7783)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Columbus, Columbus NE
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (2)
      Sweet. Grainy. Some diacetyl.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light. Very fizzy. Lots of sweet grainy malt.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Tastes just like Lazy Mutt, only more bitter.

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    5.00% abv.
    • Date: October 9, 2010 (#8311)
      Package: canned
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Thick, short-lived head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Creamed-corn DMS, sweet, mildly grainy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Very light body. Sweet, grainy, big corn flavor. Very clean finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      I have to admit, it's not bad for what it is: 36 12-ounce cans for $17.

  • Traditional German-Style Bock
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: April 18, 2009 (#7785)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Columbus, Columbus NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red-brown. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Sweet dark malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, very fizzy. Sweet dark malt flavor all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good American Dark Lager; too thin for a Traditional Bock.

  • American-Style Dark Lager
    • Date: October 5, 2000 (#3585)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 11½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright brown, moderate head. Herbal hops, some diacetyl. Light body, sticky.
    • Date: May 9, 1998 (#2765)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Berghoff Restaurant, Chicago IL
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very dark red, high carbonation, thick head. Hint of caramel aroma. Dark, smoky, rubbery.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

  • Huber Berghoff Oktoberfest Beer
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    5.20% abv.

  • Huber Berghoff Original Lager Beer
    American-Style Lager
    5.60% abv.

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    Huber Bock
    Traditional German-Style Bock
    5.50% abv.

  • Huber Dempsey Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Huber Dempsey's Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

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    Huber Premium Beer
    American-Style Lager

  • Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale
    French & Belgian-Style Saison

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

  • Swiss Amber
    Vienna-Style Lager
    5.50% abv.