Beer List

Currently Available Beer

Detail Cinder Hill Cream Ale4.4%17
Detail Kaplan’s Kölsch6.1%25
Detail Litomysl Lager5.9%18
Detail Union Depot IPA6.5%67
Detail Thunderbolt IPA6.5%67
Detail Lemond Lime Gose4.7%12
Detail L’Auger Wagon6.0%20
Detail Steele Scotch Ale7.5%11
Detail Emmett & Phyllis Amber5.0%30
Detail Havana Hazy IPA7.6%78
Detail Dartt’s Dark6.2%33
Detail Meriden Marzen OktoberFest6.7%16
  • Cinder Hill Cream Ale

    • ABV: 4.4%
    • IBU: 17
    • Grains: 2 Row, Flaked Corn, Flaked Rice
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Crystal, Willamette

    Cinder Hill is a steep 60 foot hill on Linn Avenue overlooking downtown Owatonna, and is used by local athletes for training.  MSB’s Cinder Hill Cream Ale is a very drinkable, refreshing beer that would hit the spot after a few runs up and down Cinder Hill.

  • Kaplan’s Kölsch

    • ABV: 6.1%
    • IBU: 25
    • Grains: German Pilsner, Munich, German Wheat
    • Yeast: Kolsch
    • Hops: Tettnang, Horizon

    The Kaplan family has been synonymous with success in Owatonna for over 150 years. The crisp, clean old world flavor of Kölsch will take you back in time to revel in those successes. This is a refreshing German beer that draws you in to that second Kölsch.

  • Litomysl Lager

    • ABV: 5.9%
    • IBU: 18
    • Grains: 2 Row, 6 Row, Flaked Corn, Flaked Rice
    • Yeast: Lager
    • Hops: Magnum

    Steele County’s very own Czech village, Litomysl (“wistful thoughts”), is renowned as the home of Holy Trinity Church, built in 1940-41 w/ 600 loads of rock from local farm fields. We pay tribute to local Czech history with our wistful Litomysl Lager.

  • Union Depot IPA

    • ABV: 6.5%
    • IBU: 67
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal Malt
    • Yeast: German Ale
    • Hops: Centennial

    The Union Depot station was situated where N/S and E/W tracks intersected, forming the “Famous Diamond”, the most important post-Civil War junction in Minnesota. Originally located just north of Front Street, this elegant structure was restored/relocated, and can still be seen on Eisenhower Drive. Raise a glass to those who arrived in Owatonna through the Depot […]

  • Meriden Marzen OktoberFest

    • ABV: 6.7%
    • IBU: 16
    • Grains: Pale, Pilsner, Munich, Crystal 60
    • Yeast: Marzen
    • Hops: Tettnang and Hallertauer Mittelfrueh
    • Availability: Seasonal

    Meriden township is one of 13 townships comprising Steele County, located directly west of Owatonna. This Marzen/Oktoberfest beer is a fitting link to Meriden, with a nod and celebration of its plentiful harvests and farm traditions.

  • Thunderbolt IPA

    • ABV: 6.5%
    • IBU: 67
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal Malt
    • Yeast: German Ale
    • Hops: Centennial

    Herb Joesting became known as the “Owatonna Thunderbolt” when he was an All-American fullback at the University of Minnesota. This American IPA will give you the hops and energy to thunder down the road of life.

  • Steele Scotch Ale

    • ABV: 7.5%
    • IBU: 11
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal Malt, Black Malt, Roasted Barley
    • Yeast: Scotch Ale
    • Hops: ColumbusTomahawk, East Kent Goldings

    Steele County was created by the Minnesota Territory legislature in February 1855, with Owatonna serving as the county seat. This Scotch ale is a fitting tribute to the hardworking heritage of the early settlers of Steele County.

  • Lemond Lime Gose

    • ABV: 4.7%
    • IBU: 12
    • Grains: Wheat, Pilsner and Acidulated malts
    • Yeast: Kolsch
    • Hops: Santiam and Tettnang

    Lemond Township is just SW of Owatonna, forming a portion of the western border of Steele County. It’s easy to think of Lemond’s rich farmland and lazy summer days as you enjoy the lime flavors of this classic wheat beer.

  • Emmett & Phyllis Amber

    • ABV: 5.0%
    • IBU: 30
    • Grains: German Pilsner 2 Row, Crystal 40, CaraPils, Munich
    • Yeast: Lager
    • Hops: Chinook, Hallertauer, Vanguard

    Back in the late-1950s, Emmett and Phyllis Jacobson built the structure now housing our brewery. To honor them, we’ve brewed a deep, copper-colored beer with a full-bodied, more pronounced malty caramel flavor. Cheers to Emmett & Phyllis!

  • Dartt’s Dark

    • ABV: 6.2%
    • IBU: 33
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal 20 and 60, Chocolate Malt
    • Yeast: English Ale
    • Hops: Northern Brewer, Spalter, Tettnang

    Owatonna is famous for the abundance of beautiful parks, with Dartt’s Park at or near the top of that list. Originally named ‘Dartt’s Paradise’ for its serene setting and plentiful amenities, we felt this beer’s many delicious notes of bread, caramel, and chocolate were a great nod to this destination … a little bit of […]

  • L’Auger Wagon

    • ABV: 6.0
    • IBU: 20
    • Grains: Pilsner, Munich, Vienna
    • Yeast: Lager
    • Hops: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh

    Steele County’s rich farmland experiences the annual rituals of the harvest each fall, with the culmination for many referred to as ‘auger out’. This fall classic Helles style beer will have you celebrating alongside our farm community.

  • Havana Hazy IPA

    • ABV: 7.6%
    • IBU: 78
    • Grains: 2 Row, Pilsner, Oats and White Wheat
    • Yeast: East Coast Ale
    • Hops: Comet, Galaxy and Nelson Sauvin

    Steele County’s Havana Township is directly east of Owatonna. Originally organized in 1857 as Lafayette Township, later renamed Freeman, then Dover, and finally Havana in 1869 (recognizing Havana, IL … seriously!). The hazy history of Steele County’s Havana Township matches the hazy flavor of MSB’s third hazy IPA. Enjoy!