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530 Cedar Street
Monticello MN 55362
Telephone: +1 763-271-2739
Hours: Friday 3-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
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Notes

Visited: January 26, 2020

Opened: 2018

Contributors: Jonny Hughes, Ralph Wells

Updated: January 29, 2020

Beer List

  • 5.00% abv.
    • Date: January 26, 2020 (#10182)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Clean. Mildly bready.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, smooth. Sweet, grainy malt all the way through. Very mild fruity hop flavor, very low bitterness. Very mild sulfur in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • 4.60% abv.
    • Date: January 26, 2020 (#10184)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Amber-red, hazy. Moderate head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Mildly toasty. Very mild earthy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Earthy, dry. Bready, like toast or crust.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Clean, smooth, mild beer.

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale
    9.50% abv.
    • Date: January 26, 2020 (#10181)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Red-amber. Hazy. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, piney hops. Bready, toasty malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big, but not too big. Very low carbonation. Smooth caramel malt. Fruity esters. Very low bitterness. Alcohol is well-hidden.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Smoke-Flavored Beer
    6.00% abv.
    • Date: January 26, 2020 (#10180)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Black. Still.
      Aroma (2½)
      Very mildly smoky. Very milky roasty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Nicely smoky and nicely roasty. Real good flavors, but not a lot of backbone.
      Overall Impression (2)
      "Oak Smoked Porter"

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    5.30% abv.

  • Sail Brown Bay
    English-Style Brown Ale
    6.80% abv.

  • Thunder Ban
    Oatmeal Stout
    7.50% abv.

  • What's This Button Do? V.II
    Experimental Beer
    5.10% abv.