Beer List

Currently Available Beer


DetailBeerABVIBU
Detail Cinder Hill Cream Ale4.4%17
Detail Kaplan’s Kölsch 6.1%25
Detail Hope Chocolate Milk Stout4.1%14
Detail Saco Seltzer4.7%
Detail Litomysl Lager5.9%18
Detail Union Depot IPA6.5%67
Detail Steele Scotch Ale7.5%11
Detail Sabra IPA5.6%37
Detail Somerset Wheat5.9%20
Detail Thunderbolt IPA6.5%67
Detail Emmett & Phyllis Amber5.0%30
Detail Straight River IPA6.3%68
Detail Lemond Lime Gose4.7%12
Detail 507 Brown Ale7.6%33
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Sabra IPA

    • ABV: 5.6%
    • IBU: 37
    • Grains: 2 Row, Malted and Flaked Oats, Aromatic Malt, Lactose
    • Yeast: East Coast Ale
    • Hops: Magnum, BRU-1, Sabro

    The Sabra IPA is named in honor of Sabra (Whiting) Otteson, one of Owatonna’s most successful and respected business leaders. Sabra was a third generation owner of J-C Press, a company dating back to the late 1800’s. The Sabra IPA’s hint of coconut with a sweet pineapple finish sets a new bar for summertime hazy …

  • 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 …

  • Somerset Wheat

    • ABV: 5.9%
    • IBU: 20
    • Grains: 2 Row, Wheat, Munich, Crystal 40
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Hallertauer, Saaz

    Somerset township is located southwest of Owatonna, and has a fitting name for the summer flavors of our first wheat beer, lightly infused with lemon. This is a perfect beer for MSB’s patio this summer, or for your own patio/deck.

  • 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.

  • 507 Brown Ale

    • ABV: 7.6%
    • IBU: 33
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal 20 and 60, Chocolate Malt
    • Yeast: English Ale
    • Hops: Northern Brewer, Spalter, Tettnang

    The southern fifth of Minnesota has shared the 507 area code since 1954. We’re dialing in the sweet, malty flavors with this southern Minnesota favorite brown ale.