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Cinder Hill Cream 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 - IPA

ABV - 7.8%

IBU - 21

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 honors Jack’s craft and character. Cheers!

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 - Stout

ABV - 4.1%

IBU - 14

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.

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 - Pilsner

ABV - 5.5%

IBU - 35

Owatonna prides itself on the extensive park system, with each neighborhood proudly served by family-friendly fun parks. This classic pilsner is a refreshing tribute to these outdoor playgrounds.

Style - Dark Lager

ABV - 4.6%

IBU - 30

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.

Style - Pale Ale

ABV - 5.5%

IBU - 41

Pratt, MN is an unincorporated community just SE of Owatonna, named after early settler, William A. Pratt. Pratt sported its own Post Office from 1879 through 1955. We brewed this American Pale Ale in tribute to the history and impact of Pratt on Steele County.

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 - 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.