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Monticello MN 55362
Telephone: +1 763-271-2739
Hours: Monday-Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday noon-10pm, Saturday noon-10pm, Sunday noon-7pm.
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Notes

Visited: July 1, 2022

Opened: 2018

Contributors: Jonny Hughes, Ralph Wells

Updated: July 2, 2022

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)

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    7.20% abv.
    • Date: July 31, 2020 (#10328)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty and citrus, which is kind of a weird combination. Nicely bready.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Roasty, malty. Grassy. Mild citrus. Low-medium bitterness. Malty, mildly roasty, mildly fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Not bad; it's a difficult style.

  • California Common Beer
    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.

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    Fresh Hop Ale
    5.20% abv.
    • Date: October 30, 2021 (#10752)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep amber, hazy. No head.
      Aroma (3)
      Grassy, fruity.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fairly fizzy. Grainy, grassy, a little sticky. Grassy hop flavor, kinda fruity. Low-medium bitterness sticks around for a while.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Brewed with fresh hops from nearby Becker MN.

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    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.20% abv.

  • Munth of Strungth
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • Oak King Imperial Porter
    Imperial Stout
    11.00% abv.

  • Oak King Reborn
    Smoke-Flavored Beer
    6.00% abv.

  • Ol' Pudgy Frontbottom
    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    5.30% abv.

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

  • Sharpen Your Boat!
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    4.40% abv.

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    The Roaming EyePA
    Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
    7.00% abv.

  • Thunder Ban
    Oatmeal Stout
    7.50% abv.

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    Thunder Bus
    Imperial Stout
    8.70% abv.

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