Abbott Ale

Abbott Ale

Style - Extra Special Bitter

ABV - 4.7%

IBU - 38

John I. Abbott along with A.B. Cornell laid out the initial 120 acre plot of Owatonna in the 1850s. MSB sits inside those 120 acres. In tribute, we have developed this refreshing Extra Special Bitter English Ale!

Style - Ale

ABV - 4.4%

IBU - 17

Cinder Hill is a steep 60-foot hill on Linn Avenue overlooking downtown Owatonna. It’s commonly referred to as “Cinder Hill” because cinders from the power plant boilers were spread on the road to enable traffic to climb the hill. 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.

Style - Double IPA

ABV - 8.3%

IBU - 45

Neighborhood grocery stores were omnipresent in Steele County in the early-to-mid 1900s, including one of the most familiar: Duffy’s. This double IPA is a tribute to those community connections found at the local grocery store.

Style - Amber

ABV - 5.0%

IBU - 30

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!

Style - Kölsch

ABV - 6.1%

IBU - 25

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

Style - Gose

ABV - 4.7%

IBU - 12

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.

Style - Lager

ABV - 5.9%

IBU - 18

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.

Style - Seltzer

ABV - 4.7%

IBU - 10

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. This is the Saco Seltzer's 3rd flavor offering so far.

Style - Irish Stout

ABV - 5.4%

IBU - 31

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 with roasted barley notes help accentuate its smooth creamy taste.

Style - Ale

ABV - 5.9%

IBU - 20

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.

Style - Ale

ABV - 7.5%

IBU - 11

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.

Style - New England IPA

ABV - 6.3%

IBU - 68

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.

Style - Sour

ABV - 6.0%

IBU - 20

Dr. Joseph Sweere, Mary, and family gifted Owatonna for more than 50 years through Mary’s ‘Antique Fair’, Joseph’s chiropractic care, and the whole family’s creativity and energy in the arts. Their 1898 Victorian home at the corner of Grove and Broadway is a public exhibit of their talents. In tribute, we share the Sweere Sour!

Style - American IPA

ABV - 6.5%

IBU - 67

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.