Currently Available Beer

Detail Cinder Hill Cream Ale4.4%17
Detail Crash Man IPA6.5%21
Detail Emmett & Phyllis Amber5%30
Detail Kaplan’s Kölsch 6.1%25
Detail Knutson Golden Ale4.3%23
Detail Lemond Lime Gose4.7%12
Detail Litomysl Lager5.9%18
Detail Pelton Dark Lager4.6%30
Detail Saco Peach Seltzer4.7%10
Detail Shea Stout5.4%31
Detail Steele Scotch Ale7.5%11
Detail Straight River IPA6.3%68
Detail Thunderbolt IPA6.5%67
Detail Walnut Ave Ale5.5%41
  • 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 […]

  • Crash Man IPA

    • ABV: 6.5%
    • IBU: 21
    • Grains: 2 Row
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Mosaic

    Jack ‘Crash Man’ Ellis has been doing auto body work in Owatonna for as long as most can remember, for nearly a decade in this very building. This mosaic IPA […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Knutson Golden Ale

    • ABV: 4.3%
    • IBU: 23
    • Grains: Maris Otter, Pilsner, Vienna, Victory
    • Yeast: East Coast Ale
    • Hops: Tettnang, Cascade and Simcoe

    Mark Knutson is at the heart of the MSB story, as one of the founding owners. We’re thankful for his many hours of blood, sweat, and tears from 2018 to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Pelton Dark Lager

    • ABV: 4.6%
    • IBU: 30
    • Grains: Pilsner, Caramunich, Pale Chocolate, Carafa III
    • Yeast: Lager
    • Hops: Saaz

    Tim Pelton, Matt Kottke, and John Hilstad founded Mineral Springs Brewery back in 2014 as a fun, shared hobby. When the brick-and-mortar version of MSB was realized in 2019, Tim and Cindy opted to join the new ownership group, bringing Owatonna its first operational brewery since prohibition. This Czech lager is a tribute to Tim and Cindy’s impact and commitment to MSB, upon his retirement at the end of 2021.

  • Saco Peach 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. […]

  • Shea Stout

    • ABV: 5.4%
    • IBU: 31
    • Grains: Malting Co of Ireland Stout, Flaked Barley, Chocolate Rye, Pale Chocolate, Roast Barley
    • Yeast: Irish Ale
    • Hops: Northern Brewer

    The Shea family is synonymous with Steele County’s rich Irish heritage. We brewed the Shea Dry Irish Stout as a tribute during this St. Patrick’s season. It’s a coffee-like beer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Walnut Ave Ale

    • ABV: 5.5%
    • IBU: 41
    • Grains: 2 Row, Crystal 60
    • Yeast: Chico Ale
    • Hops: Magnum, Perle, Cascade

    Owatonna’s Walnut Avenue runs for 10 blocks, just to the west of Oak Avenue, and is the home street of MSB. In tribute to our friends and neighbors on the […]