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Roundhouse Brewery

Brainerd, MN United States

Micro Brewery

Total 8,216

Unique 2,355

Monthly 65

You 0


6,698 Ratings

42 Beers

Added 04/24/16


Located in the Clock Tower building of the Northern Pacific Center Brainerd, MN. At Show More

Beer List

Golden Spike IPA

IPA - Imperial / Double

The eastern and western lines were joined together the complete Northern Pacific's northern continental railroad near Independence Creek in western Montana… Read More

8.9% ABV

87 IBU


793 Ratings

Added 04/24/16


Cinder Dick IPA

IPA - American

A cinder dick was a railroad policeman. Cinder dicks spent their days walking the cinders of the railyard, looking for thieves trying to break into boxcars,… Read More

5.8% ABV

76 IBU


599 Ratings

Added 07/08/16


Coal Train Porter

Porter - Other

Think of sooty dark cars loaded with anthracite, moving through the night, dancing to the music of the rails. A robust porter, dark as night and smooth… Read More

5.6% ABV

40 IBU


482 Ratings

Added 06/15/16


Boom Lake Lager

Lager - Pale

Established in 1881, the Brainerd Brewing Company produced a lager using “ … a malt produced in Minnesota and the best domestic hops … obtained from the… Read More

5.5% ABV

23 IBU


383 Ratings

Added 06/25/16


Angel Seat

Red Ale - American Amber / Red

Smooth, malty flavor and aroma, with a crisp, clean hoppy finish.

5.7% ABV

40 IBU


373 Ratings

Added 05/28/16


Crow Wing Cream Ale

Cream Ale

Cream ales are one of the first uniquely American beers, and the Crow Wing River runs deep through the memories and the culture of central Minnesota.… Read More

5.5% ABV

23 IBU


327 Ratings

Added 04/30/16


#10 Hefeweizen


The German-style wheat beer yeast suspended in the beer adds hints of clove and banana, while the white malted wheat adds a grainy sweetness. Crisp, refreshing,… Read More

5.1% ABV

14 IBU


293 Ratings

Added 06/15/16


Old Betsy

Brown Ale - American

The first locomotive in the Northern Pacific Railway was a wood-burning engine used to help build the railroad along the line westward as it was constructed.… Read More

5.1% ABV

30 IBU


324 Ratings

Added 05/13/16


46 North Ale

Golden Ale

Your paddle slips into the still water, breaking the reflection of spruce trees and tamaracks, while off in the distance a loon calls into the quiet.… Read More

6.2% ABV

14 IBU


310 Ratings

Added 01/21/17


Cowcatcher Ale

California Common

A cowcatcher is a scoop placed on the front end of a locomotive to clear cows (and other debris) from a track. Our Cowcatcher is a California Common style… Read More

4.5% ABV

42 IBU


279 Ratings

Added 04/24/16


Manley's Wee Heavy

Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Manley Cunningham, our brewer’s grandfather, was a railroader for all of his adult life, starting out as a crew caller for the Northern Pacific in the… Read More

8.9% ABV

26 IBU


273 Ratings

Added 10/21/16


Runaround Rye Ale

Rye Beer

Perhaps it's not a big surprise, but it's hard to turn a train around. Doing a “runaround”, in railroad slang, is to disconnect the engine from one end… Read More

5.4% ABV

20 IBU


243 Ratings

Added 05/14/16


Night Shift

Stout - Milk / Sweet

When you’re on the night shift, sometimes the choices are simple - beer or coffee? But who wants to make decisions after a long night on the graveyard… Read More

6.5% ABV

15 IBU


174 Ratings

Added 02/10/18


Lunch Bucket


Every rail working in the shops or on the trains has to have lunch sometime. And what’s better for lunch than a good old fashioned peanut butter and jelly… Read More

5.6% ABV



198 Ratings

Added 04/26/17


Der Zug


"Der Zug" is "The Train" in German. This train is a coppery red lager, full of Munich malts, with a medium body and rich malty aroma, and just a touch… Read More

5.3% ABV

26 IBU


139 Ratings

Added 09/22/16


Rule G

Belgian Tripel

Rule G is a prohibition against railroad employees working while intoxicated. Our Rule G is a Belgian-style Tripel ale. Light bodied and crisp, pale yellow… Read More

8.8% ABV

25 IBU


109 Ratings

Added 03/18/17


Driftbuster Winter Ale

Winter Ale

When the snow flies and the temperature drops, you need something to get you through those long wintery days. Our Driftbuster is a dark, malty ale with… Read More

7.5% ABV



116 Ratings

Added 12/21/16


Spike Driver Oatmeal Stout

Stout - Oatmeal

Laying track is hard work, and you need some substance to get through your day. Spike Driver Oatmeal Stout is a robust, hearty beer, with plenty of body… Read More

4.7% ABV

37 IBU


113 Ratings

Added 04/30/16


Ms. Galena

Sour - Ale

Ms. Galena was a businesswoman in Brainerd in the late 1800s. Ms. Glena is dedicated to the notion that life is not always sweet but you can still get… Read More

5.4% ABV

26 IBU


104 Ratings

Added 05/12/18


Fog Bank Hazy IPA

IPA - American

5.7% ABV

45 IBU


102 Ratings

Added 10/13/18


Pullman Car Stout

Stout - Oatmeal

Riding on a Pullman car was traveling in the most luxurious style available. You were pampered from the time you left the depot until you arrived at your… Read More

6.1% ABV

27 IBU


100 Ratings

Added 07/14/17


4.6% ABV

26 IBU


97 Ratings

Added 05/18/18


Detonator Doppelbock

Bock - Doppelbock

Detonators were frequently used in the building of railroads where explosives were necessary to level the bed for track to be laid. Keeping with tradition… Read More

8.7% ABV

18 IBU


89 Ratings

Added 12/01/17


Straw Hat Saison

Saison / Farmhouse Ale

6.4% ABV

24 IBU


82 Ratings

Added 08/12/16


Turntable IPA #1

IPA - Session / India Session Ale

The turntable in a roundhouse was the section of track that rotated around to allow locomotives and rail cars to enter different bays for service. Our… Read More

4.5% ABV

56 IBU


58 Ratings

Added 09/27/17

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