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 Straight River IPA6.3%68
Detail Ringmaker Rye IPA6.674
Detail Hope Chocolate Milk Stout4.1%14
Detail Steele Scotch Ale7.5%11
Detail Lemond Lime Gose4.7%12
Detail Sullivan Stout4.2%37
Detail Fed Red Ale6.3%41
Detail Luverne's Concertina5.9%38
Detail Power Plant Porter8.1%29
Detail Saco Seltzer4.7%
  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Hope Chocolate Milk Stout

    • ABV: 4.1%
    • IBU: 14
    • Grains: Maris Otter, Flaked Oats, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt
    • Yeast: Pacific Ale
    • Hops: East Kent Goldings
    • Availability: Nitro Tap

    Steele County’s own Hope, MN, is home to Hope Creamery, makers of the best butter money can buy. We think you’ll love our fine dairy flavors when you toss back one of our Hope Chocolate Milk Stouts. Brewing with deep roast malts and lactose, provides this ale with its sweet, complex flavor. Nitro Tap.

  • Straight River IPA

    • ABV: 6.3%
    • IBU: 68
    • Grains: Maris Otter, Torrified Wheat, Crystal 40
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Mandarina Bavaria, Citra, Falconers Flight

    The healing water of Owatonna’s Mineral Springs makes its way to the Straight River, rolling directly west of MSB’s brewery and taproom. This ‘lazy river’ imagery perfectly aligns with this hazy, citrusy, thirst-quenching IPA.

  • Ringmaker Rye IPA

    • ABV: 6.6%
    • IBU: 74
    • Grains: 2 Row, Rye, Crystal 80, Chocolate Malt
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Bravo, Amarillo, Chinook, CTZ, Citra

    From class rings to Super Bowl rings, Owatonna’s Otto Josten left his mark, still alive today in the hundreds of employees working at Jostens. Our Ringmaker Rye IPA balances malty richness with that great hoppy character you expect in a great IPA.

  • 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.

  • Luverne’s Concertina

    • ABV: 5.9%
    • IBU: 38
    • Grains: Pilsner, 2 Row, Vienna, CaraPils
    • Yeast: Lager
    • Hops: Saaz

    Luverne Wanous, member of the World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame, has entertained local and global fans with his concertina since 1952. MSB’s first pilsner pays tribute to Luverne’s legacy. We’re confident it hits all the right notes.

  • Sullivan Stout (on tap only)

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

    Louis H. Sullivan was an American architect, whose prairie style designs can be found all around Owatonna’s downtown. We’ve combined the original Sullivan Stout flavors with the richness of Straight River Coffee’s special blend to create a new, roasty flavor in this nitro-infused favorite, available only in the taproom.

  • Power Plant Porter

    • ABV: 8.1%
    • IBU: 29
    • Grains: 2 Row, Malted Oats, CaraMunich, Carafa III, Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley
    • Yeast: English Ale
    • Hops: Magnum

    Built in 1855, the Owatonna Power Plant and its three-story façade, three smokestacks, and signature red neon lettering stand out as a storied local landmark. We wanted to brew a big beer, fitting of this towering landmark, and we feel we’ve done so with the rich, full-bodied flavors in MSB’s Power Plant Porter.

  • Fed Red Ale

    • ABV: 6.3%
    • IBU: 41
    • Grains: Maris Otter, Extra Special Roast, CaraMunich and Chocolate Rye
    • Yeast: Pacific Ale
    • Hops: Citra and Hallertauer Mittelfrueh

    Owatonna has been the proud home of Federated Insurance throughout the company’s 117 year history. Federated has been the day job for 30+ years for three of MSB’s owners. In recognition and gratitude, we bring you this smooth red ale.

  • Saco Seltzer

    Saco Seltzer, a flavored sparkling water named after the Saco Church built in 1891 and moved to the Village of Yesteryear in 1962 where it can still be toured today. We plan to flavor the Saco Seltzer with several refreshing fruit flavors. We know you’ll enjoy MSB’s first seltzer offering.