Bent Brewstillery Dark Fatha American ‘Emperial’ Stout

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Bent Brewstillery Dark Fatha American ‘Emperial’ Stout ABV: 9.3% IBU: 57 Well of course we should highlight our next-door neighbor’s beer. Dark Fatha pours a clear dark brown—almost black with a rich tan head. Nice aroma of chocolate, some coffee bitterness, toasty notes, and biscuity goodness. There’s a good amount of carbonation and the finish is dry. [...]

Boom Island Silvius Belgian Pale Ale

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Boom Island Silvius Belgian Pale Ale ABV: 5.5% This Belgian pale ale pours a cloudy orange-amber color with a nice off-white head. Mmmm, summer—this beer was made to be consumed a lot on a gorgeous sunny summer day. The aroma is fresh baked biscuit dipped in sweet, citrusy marmalade with little hints of toffee. Tastes [...]

Mankato Brewery Haymaker American IPA

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Mankato Brewery Haymaker American IPA ABV: 6.5% IBU: 92 This American IPA pours a nice amber color with a slight bubbly head. Aromas of little pine trees growing in an earthy forest, subtle hops and a little caramel sweetness. The taste is quite similar to the aroma—piney, citrusy, a little bitter, and good biscuit maltiness. Nice [...]

Big Wood Brewery Morning Wood Coffee Stout

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Big Wood Brewery Morning Wood Coffee Stout ABV: 5.5% IBU: 35 This award-winning coffee stout is a true eye opener. Pours a dark rich chocolate coffee brown with a creamy head. Strong aromas of fresh roasted coffee beans and malt. Drinks like a good cup o’ joe—full, rich, and flavorful until the last drop, leaving [...]

Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock

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Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock ABV: 6.8% We had the great honor of hosting brewmaster Dr. Martin Zuber during our grand opening. He sampled many beers, but the biggest crowd pleaser was Hubertus Bock. This golden yellow beer had a nice frothy head that seems you could bounce around on. Aromas of sweet malt, a little bit [...]

Brouwerij Martens NV Martens Witte

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Brouwerij Martens NV Martens Witte ABV: 4.8% Martens Witte pours out a hazy yellowish color. It has a decent sized and frothy-textured head that sticks around a while. The carbonation is fairly light. Both the aroma and flavor are dominated by the addition of coriander and orange peels. It is slightly sweet and there is [...]

Odell Loose Leaf Session Ale

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Odell Loose Leaf Session Ale ABV: 4.5% IBUs: 20 Loose Leaf pours out a fairly light straw color with a thin white head. The aroma is bright and piney with a bit of funkiness. It is very light bodied and crisp. The flavor is a little herbal and somewhat lemony. Don’t let the IBU’s fool [...]

BOMBrewery Triporteur From Heaven

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BOMBrewery Triporteur From Heaven ABV: 6.2% IBUs: 35 Triporteur From Heaven (brewed at Brouwerij Anders) is made by the first brewery in Belgium to bake its own malt to infuse spice flavors including coriander and sea salt into the base ingredients. It pours a bright golden color and has a large, fluffy white head with large [...]

Sunner Kolsch

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Sunner Kolsch ABV: 4.8% Sünner Kolsch pours a rich straw color. It has a very bright white head that disappears quickly. The aroma is somewhat mineral and a bit hoppy. The taste is primarily malty with flavors of bread and fresh grains, but finishes with a crisp, grassy hoppiness. The minerality of the nose carries [...]

Destihl Hoperation Overload Double IPA

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Destihl Hoperation Overload Double IPA ABV: 9.6% IBUs: 85 Destihl Hoperation Overload pours amber in color with a generous off-white head. Its carbonation has large, fluffy bubbles. The aroma is a mostly piney and a bit earthy. The mouthfeel is big and viscous. This is a very balanced beer with a firm, biscuity malt backbone [...]

Duvel Tripel Hop Belgian IPA

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Duvel Tripel Hop Belgian IPA ABV: 9.5% This beer pours a cloudy yellow, like sunshine in L.A., with a thin bubbly head that dissipates quickly. It is noticeably hoppy, though not bitter and stays true to the Belgian golden style. The mosaic dry hopping added a faint but airy bouquet. Grasses and tropical fruit abound [...]

Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

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Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout ABV: 9.84% IBUs: 40 A fun Stout for the rainy days we’ve been having. Dark brown almost black in color, no light shines through this one. Thick chocolate and bourbon on the nose—it smells like an afternoon with a southern grandpa. Dark, roasty malts impale the surface with [...]

Bent Paddle ESB

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Bent Paddle ESB ABV: 5.6% IBUs: 32 With their ESB, Bent Paddle rounds out a diverse and stellar core lineup that rivals any available in MN! A pleasantly light but expressive hop aroma of citrus and floral floats above toasted malt notes. The medium body presents slightly sweet, but finishes dry and extremely clean with [...]

Full Sail Session Lager

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Full Sail Session Lager ABV: 5.1% IBUs: 18  In a world where hops are becoming everything and the lager is drifting into an abyss of sad back shelf life, this underrated, fun-loving session lager is offering up a great malty, crisp taste. It is so different from the direction the craft revolution is going and is [...]

Ten FIDY

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Ten FIDY ABV: 10.5% IBUs: 98  Pours dark as night but with a red/amber hue like a harvest moon. At first, all I get is rich dark chocolate, but as the beer warms the roasted coffee bean flavor comes out. Full of complex aromas and flavors, this is not cheap gas-station coffee, but rather a [...]