Beer List

Currently Available Beer

Detail Cinder Hill Cream Ale4.4%17
Detail Kaplan’s Kölsch 6.1%25
Detail Saco Seltzer4.7%
Detail Straight River IPA6.3%68
Detail Steele Scotch Ale7.5%11
Detail Litomysl Lager5.9%18
Detail Lemond Lime Gose4.7%12
Detail 507 Brown Ale7.6%33
Detail Bandshell Braggot8.3%14
Detail Sabra IPA5.6%37
Detail Thunderbolt IPA6.5%67
Detail Darby Dark Milk Stout5.9%28
Detail Emmet and Phyllis Amber5.0%30
  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Darby Dark Milk Stout

    • ABV: 5.9%
    • IBU: 28
    • Grains: 2 Row, Vienna, Munich, Medium and Dark Crystal, Roasted Barley
    • Yeast: English Ale
    • Hops: Willamette, Mittelfrueh
    • Availability: Nitro Tap

    “Extra Extra” MSB’s Darby Dark Milk Stout is making news! Named after the Darby Family who founded the People’s Press newspaper in 1874 and oversaw its publication for the next 65 years. Darby Dark, is a big (5.9% ABV) creamy beer with delicious chocolate and coffee tones. Don’t miss this Special Edition.

  • 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 …

  • Bandshell Braggot

    • ABV: 8.3%
    • IBU: 14
    • Grains: Maris Otter, Vienna, Munich, Chocolate, Local Honey and Pressed Apples
    • Yeast: Pacific Ale
    • Hops: East Kent Goldings, Cascade

    MSB’s Bandshell Braggot is as unique and distinguished as our town’s centerpiece for which it’s named. MSB’s Bandshell Braggot is produced from malt, a touch of cinnamon, and locally-sourced apple cider and honey; creating what is in essence a mixed drink, part beer, part mead. You’ll love this big, winter beer!