IF OUR 1857 GERMAN IMMIGRANT BREWER WOKE UP TODAY, WHAT BEERS WOULD HE MAKE ON OUR MODERN SYSTEM WITH CURRENTLY ACCESSIBLE RAW MATERIALS?

We start with classic German styles, use as much traditional malt and noble hop varieties as we can source, then add some heritage inspired malts & hops for that New World experience. The result — a modern interpretation of classic styles, informed by tradition and place. And all of our beers are unfiltered.

Draft Beers

Beers currently available in crowlers for pickup:

Pilsener

BOLD, BITTER AND NOT AT ALL WHAT YOU MIGHT EXPECT FROM A PILSENER. THIS DRISP, DEEP GOLDEN BEER BENEFITS FROM MULTIPLE HOP ADDITIONS FOR A HEAVENLY FLAVOR MARKED BY NUANCED NOTES OF HONEY AND WHEATGRASS.
Lager 5.5% ABV

Lichtenhainer

ORIGINATING IN DUSSELDORF IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ALTBIER IS A SESSION BEER OF WELL-BALANCED BITTERSWEET DRINKABILITY.  BREWED WITH AN ALE YEAST AT COOLER TEMPERATURES THEN LAGERED FOR SEVERAL WEEKS PRODUCING A DELICATE MIX OF CLASSIC NOBLE HOPS AND NUTTY MALT AROMAS WITH A DRY FINISH AND LINGERING HOP AROMA.
Sour Smoked Ale  4.6%

HELLES

THE EVOLUTIONARY APEX OF GERMAN BREWING; HELLES IS THE ULTIMATE BEER LOVER’S BEER.  STRAW-BLOND AND BRIGHT-HUED (HELLES MEANS “BRIGHT” OF “LIGHT”), OUR HELLES IS MALT-FORWARD WITH AN AROMATIC FINISH FROM NOBLE TETTNANGER AND HALLERTAU MITTELFRUH HOPS, AND COLD-LAGERED ON ACTIVE YEAST FOR A SUBLIMELY SMOOTH, WELL-ROUNDED MOUTHFEEL.  A REMINDER THAT THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE ARE THE MOST REWARDING.
Ale 4.3% ABV

Wiener

AN UNFILTERED LIGHT COPPER VIENA-STYLE BEER.  BALANCED BETWEEN FLOOR MALTED PILSNER AND DARK CENTRAL EUROOPEAN MALTS WITH JUST ENOUGH CLUSTER AND SPICY NOBLE HOPS TO INVITE ANOTHER DRINK.
Altbier 4.6% ABV

Schokoladeweizen

AN UNFILTERED, DARK BROWN, RICH & SMOOTH CHOCOLATE WHEAT BEER.  FLOOR MALTED PALE AND DARK MALTS – WHEAT & BARLEY – MEET CARAMEL WHEAT MALT AND CHOCOLATE WEHAT MALT.
Ale 4.7% ABV

GERMAN PORTER

A “GERMANIFIED” VERSION OF A LONDON PORTER BREWED PRIMARILY IN EAST GERMANY UNTIL VIRTUALLY DISAPPEARING AFTER REUNIFICATION.  OUR GERMAN PORTER IS MADE WITH ENGLISH MARIS OTTER MALTS, GERMAN NOBLE-AROMATIC HOPS AND A CLASSIC GERMAN ALE YEAST FOR AN INTERESTING COMBINATION OF BRITISH-ALE COMPLEXITY AND GERMAN MELLOWED DRINKABILITY.
PORTR 5.3% ABV

Crowlers

An assortment of our 750ml aluminum beer crowlers are currently available in the Taproom and at the following liquor stores:

SAINT PAUL

FIRST GRAND LIQUOR (918 Grand Ave. St. Paul)

LIQUOR BARREL W7TH STREET (665 W 7th St, St Paul)

LIQUOR VAULT (665 W 7th St, St Paul)

MARSHALL LIQUORS (2027 Marshall Ave., St Paul)

MIDWAY LIQUOR STORE (1955 University Ave. W, St Paul)

NOWAK’S LIQUOR & WINE (1034 S Robert St., West Saint Paul)

RITE LIQUOR (645 Snelling Avenue S, Saint Paul)

SHARRETT’S LIQUORE STORE (2389 University Ave W, St Paul)

SCOTTS LIQUOR STORE (1464 St. Clair Ave, St Paul)

SOLO VINO (517 Selby Ave, St Paul)

THOMAS LIQUOR (1941 Grand Ave, St. Paul)

WINE THIEF & ALE JAIL (1787 St Clair Ave, St Paul)

MINNEAPOLIS

CORK DORK (4703 Cedar Ave, Mpls)

ELEVATED BEER WINE & SPIRITS (4135 Hiawatha Ave, Mpls)

FALLS LIQUOR (4604 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls)

FRANCE44 WINE & SPIRITS (4351 France Ave S, Mpls)

KEN & NORM’S LIQUOR (4801 Chicago Ave, Mpls)

MCDONALD LIQUOR STORE (5010 34th Ave S, Mpls)

OMBIBULOUS (949 E Hennepin Ave, Mpls)

SOUTH LYNDALE LIQUORS (5300 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls)

ZIPPS LIQUORS (2618 E. Frankin Ave, Minneapolis)

WHITE BEAR LAKE

ELEVATED BEER, WINE & SPIRITS (2141 4th Street, White Bear Lake)

HASKELL’S WHITE BEAR LAKE (1216 Gun Club Road, White Bear Lake)

Lunds & Byerleys White Bear Lake (4630 Centerville Rd, White Bear Lake)

NORTH OAKS

WINESTREET SPIRITS (859 Village Center Dr, North Oaks)