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Telephone: +1 269-382-2338
Brewer: Larry Bell, Wayne Burns


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Updated: February 5, 2022


Beer List

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    4.30% abv.
    • Date: February 17, 2017 (#9690)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Spirit World, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden, hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Oats. Figs. More oats.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, fizzy yet smooth. Creamy oat character, fruity hop flavor. Low-medium bitterness. Pretty nicely balanced.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very drinkable.

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    Robust Porter
    5.60% abv.
    • Date: December 23, 2016 (#9682)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Ridgeview Liquor, Ashwaubenon WI
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate beige head.
      Aroma (4)
      Dark and sweet. Roasty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy. Malty, chocolate. Grassy hop flavor, low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Tastes good, but kinda thin. Bottle-conditioned.

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    Rye Beer
    6.00% abv.
    • Date: February 17, 2017 (#9689)
      Package: draught
      Place: Spirit World, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, slight haze. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Very mild rye. Mild grassy, fruity hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Tasty rye malt, big grassy hop flavor, nicely bitter. Maybe a hint of mango. Clean bitterness and rye malt all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • Belgian-Style Tripel
    9.00% abv.

  • Sweet Stout or Cream Stout

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale

  • Old Ale

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer