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Central Waters Brewing Company
Bar/Tasting Room
351 Allen Street
Amherst WI 54406
Telephone: +1 715-824-2739
Hours: Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday 3:00pm-9:00pm.
Brewer: Paul Graham
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Notes

Opened: 1998

Annual Production: 10,000 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, ernie, George Akin, Mario Kornmesser, Siegfried Binge, Steve

Central Waters moved out of their original Junction City location in January 2007.

Updated: June 28, 2019

Beer List

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    • Date: June 21, 2019 (#10071)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-brown, nearly opaque. Low dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty, grainy, mildly floral. Mild citrus.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big and malty, fairly fizzy. Toffee and caramel in a grassy, floral package. Mild candy-orange-slice flavor. Medium bitterness. Finishes remarkably clean.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      "Aged in used oak bourbon barrels." Thanks to Brett Bass for the bottle!


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    • Date: December 23, 2016 (#9681)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Ridgeview Liquor, Ashwaubenon WI
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Low dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Coconut. Oak. Some alcohol.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big and chewy and smooth. Huge malt, dark caramel. Grassy, fruity hops, medium-big bitterness. Warming alcohol, more in the finish. Rich malty, mildly fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bottle-conditioned.

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    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer
    • Date: November 23, 2012 (#8977)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense brown head.
      Aroma (4)
      Coconut. Roast malt. Licorice.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Thick, smooth, and malty. Lots of chocolate and coffee with a big vanilla/coconut flavor up front. Mild grassy, resiny bitterness at the end, along with clean sweet malt.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Fantastic beer.

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  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    • Date: August 10, 2011 (#8613)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Madison, Madison WI
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Hazy golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Biscuity. Mildly spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, creamy. Sweet and fruity and reasonably bitter. Grassy bitter finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Thanks to KJ Harnack for the bottle!

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    American-Style Pale Ale

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    Illumination Double IPA
    Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    9.00% abv.

  • Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.

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    Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale 2011
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.

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    Mudpuppy Porter
    Robust Porter
    5.50% abv.

  • Oktoberfest
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

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    Peruvian Morning 2010
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer

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    Peruvian Morning 2012
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer

  • Satin Solstice Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
    7.50% abv.

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    Scotch Ale 2017
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer

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    Shine On
    (Special) Best Bitter

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    Stout 2017
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer