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Bent River Brewing
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurantBeer To Go (Off-License)
1413 Fifth Avenue
Moline IL 61265
Telephone: +1 309-797-2722
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday noon-11:00pm.
Brewer: Tim Koster, Steven Ratcliff
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Visited: June 7, 2013

Opened: 1999

Annual Production: 1,500 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Siegfried Binge

Updated: June 7, 2013

Beer List

  • 4.81% abv.
    • Date: April 29, 2012 (#8772)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber, hazy. Thick head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Pretty clean.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light and fizzy. Grainy wheat malt. Very low fruity hop flavor, very low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • 5.17% abv.
    • Date: June 7, 2013 (#9137)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Pale yellow, some haze. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild sweet grainy malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, fairly fizzy. Sweet malt, grainy. Very low grassy hop flavor, low bitterness. Clean sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    5.99% abv.
    • Date: April 29, 2012 (#8776)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Copper, opaque. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big grapefruity hops. Spicy.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Grapefruit juice. Medium body, smooth. Lots of grapefruit, medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      Hoppy, but one-dimensional.

  • Strong Ale
    9.99% abv.
    • Date: April 29, 2012 (#8778)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Rich dark caramel malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Rich caramel malt, mildly toasty. Nice fruitiness for balance. Mild drying alcohol
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Real tasty sipping beer.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

  • Specialty Honey Beer

  • Chocolate/Cocoa Flavored Beer

  • Herb and Spice Beer

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer
    6.50% abv.

  • Mississippi Blonde
    Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.29% abv.

  • Mississippi Red Lager
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

  • Oatmeal Stout
    Oatmeal Stout
    6.50% abv.

  • Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.99% abv.

  • Raspberry Wheat
    Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • Strawberry Ale
    Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • Uncommon Stout
    Coffee Flavored Beer
    6.50% abv.