Beers On Tap

It is our goal to produce exquisite small-batch craft beer with a connection to the landscape & history of southern Minnesota. Each beer is carefully designed to reflect & highlight something about the Mankato area. Each beer will also be produced & served with quality at the forefront. At LocAle, we are devoted to ensuring every drop of our beer is well-balanced, flawless, served correctly and of utmost importance, delicious.

Currently On Tap

We serve pints, half-pints and flights.

  • Monstrosity

    Imperial Stout
    ABV: 10%
    IBUs: 25

    No monster cookies were harmed in the making of this delicious decadent imperial milk stout. We used real vanilla, cinnamon sticks, cacao nibs and peanut butter flavoring over a malty imperial milk stout base with oats to replicate our favorite fresh baked cookie.
    $6 per 12 oz
    Off sale only: $12 crowler, $18 growler fill

  • Sibling

    Dry-Hopped Sour Beer
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 5

    A dry hopped mixed culture saison that is a blend of a young saison with one wine barrel of one of our mixed culture sour beers. It was dry hopped with the 2020 Pink Boots hop blend & bottled. This is the “sibling” of our other saison “1st Born”. Funky, fruity & just a bit tart.
    $5 per 12 oz pour
    Off sale only: $9 bottle

  • Guava Globe Trekker

    Hazy Pale Ale
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 40

    A new version of our adventurous hazy IPA that combines U.S. Cashmere hops with German Huell Melon & Callista hops. To compliment the melon, citrus & tropical notes, we added over 150 lbs of pink guava puree, giving it a light pink tint & even more tropical fruit notes. Think globally, drink LocAle beer!
    $6 per pint
    Off sale only: $8 crowler, $14 growler fill

  • Locality #2

    Fruited Sour Beer
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 5

    This is an intensely funky & sour mixed culture sour beer that started its life as an amber sour beer aged in white wine barrels for over a year with a mix of wild yeast & bacteria. It was then transferred onto nearly 400 lbs of locally grown watermelon from our good friends at Cedar Crate Farm! Don’t expect the usual juicy watermelon notes; this sour beer is brimming with earthy, somewhat fruity complex funk. This is the second in our series of mixed culture sour beers using locally grown fruit or produce. This beer is bottle conditioned so it can be cellared but we suggest drinking it sooner than later (it is a 25.4 fl oz bottle).

    $6 per 12 oz pour
    Off sale only: $12 bottle

  • Cherry Lime Fizz

    Hard Seltzer
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 0

    Our first leap into the world of hard seltzers, this ultra-refreshing hard seltzer was made with clean filtered water, organic cane sugar & a special fast fermenting yeast. We added Michigan-grown Montmorency cherry juice & all-natural lime (hence the intense red color & citrusy Key Lime-like aroma) to create your ultimate late summer beverage! No artificial flavors or extracts were used & all ingredients were certified gluten-free, so this hard seltzer is as free of gluten as it gets!
    $5 per 16 oz pour
    Off sale only: $7 crowler, $12 growler fill

  • Doradus

    Hazy IPA
    ABV: 6.5%
    IBUs: 60

    This 6.5% abv West Coast-style IPA was hopped with El Dorado and Galaxy hops giving it unique tropical citrus notes and alongside enough of a malt backbone from Maltwerks Pale and Munich malts to hold up to the classic IPA bitterness.
    $6 per pint
    Off sale only: $8 crowler, $14 growler fill

  • Coneflower

    Hazy IPA
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 40

    A juicy hazy IPA brewed with Maltwerks Pilsner malt, wheat & flaked oats, then hopped with Idaho 7 hop hash, MN-grown ARTIC hop blend & Citra hops. Light on bitterness, with lots of fruity citrus aromatics.
    $6 per pint
    Off sale only: $8 crowler, $14 growler fill

  • Norselander

    Hazy Double IPA
    ABV: 8%
    IBUs: 60

    For our newest version (technically version 5.1) of this double IPA we used two different forms of Citra hops (concentrated liquid & standard pellets) as well as a recent hop variety called Idaho Gem dry hopped at nearly 7 pounds of hops per barrel. With a little sweetness to balance out any bitterness , it has loads of juicy tropical citrus fruit notes!
    $6 per 12 oz pour
    Off sale only: $10 crowler, $16 growler fill

  • Scarletta

    Fruited Sour Beer
    ABV: 5%
    IBUs: 5

    This deep scarlet sour beer was conditioned on over 400 pounds of fresh strawberry puree as well as heaps of dried hibiscus flowers. An exciting lightly tart sour with tropical berry notes!
    $6 per 12 oz
    Off-sale only: $10 crowler, $16 growler fill

  • Locality #1

    Fruited Sour Beer
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 5

    This is our first fruited barrel-aged sour beer that was aged in a neutral red wine barrel with a mixed culture of bacteria & wild yeast then aged on with about 400 lbs of locally grown organic aronia berries from Janesville, MN. A deep ruby & magenta color, it has light tannins from both the fruit & barrels with some funk & acidity. This is the first in our series of mixed culture sour beers using locally grown fruit or produce. This beer is bottle conditioned so it can be cellared but we suggest drinking it sooner than later (it is a 25.4 fl oz bottle).

    Currently ONLY available to go: $12 bottle

  • Aromaticity

    Dry-Hopped Sour Beer
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 5

    This funky pale sour beer was soured with lactic acid bacteria, fermented with the wild yeast Brettanomyces & dry hopped with MN grown Mighty Axe Hops ARTIC Blend. Plenty of tart funk with lemon & citrus notes. This beer is bottle conditioned so it can be cellared but we suggest drinking it sooner than later (it is a 25.4 fl oz bottle).

    Currently ONLY available to go: $8 bottle

  • Arcadia

    Sour
    ABV: 7.5%
    IBUs: 20

    This is our first mixed culture sour beer aged in white wine barrels. It started as a strong saison brewed with MN grown grain & hops, then spent over a year in neutral white wine barrels with wild yeast & bacteria. It is super funky with lots of tart acidity & tannins. It is a bottled conditioned beer, so it can be cellared but we recommend drinking it sooner than later (it is a 25.4 fl oz bottle). *Caution: this is a highly complex sour beer, so be prepared for an “acid” trip on the funky side.*
    $6 per 12 oz pour
    Off sale only: $10 bottle

  • Harvest

    Pale Ale
    ABV: 5%
    IBUs: 30

    A pale ale hopped solely with freshly picked, undried wet Chinook hops from Civil Sass Hops in Chatfield, MN. Wet hopped beers are a seasonal treat that bring the aroma and flavor of freshly picked hops to your glass. Expect notes of orange candy and a bit of hop-driven resin alongside a malty and bready backbone courtesy of a bit of locally grown triticale grain.​
    $5 per pint
    Off sale only: $7 crowler, $12 growler fill

  • Windsail

    Witbier
    ABV: 5%
    IBUs: 15

    A classic 5% abv unfiltered witbier named as a nod to the local historic Seppmann mill outside of Mankato. Brewed with several hundred pounds of locally grown wheat from Fischer’s Sleepy Bison Acres in Sleepy Eye, MN. We added a blend of freshly crushed coriander and Grains of Paradise with real orange zest alongside an citrus-forward yeast strain to bring out a delicate blend of citrus and spice. Witbiers are probably the most drinkable of beers out there, pairing with almost any food and any weather (and for many people, a gateway beer to craft beer).
    $5 per pint
    Off sale only: $7 crowler, $12 growler fill

  • Fest

    Light Amber Lager
    ABV: 5.5%
    IBUs: 20

    We were fortunate to be chosen as one of a few breweries to use a new Munich-style malt from Rahr Malting Co. & BSG Craftbrewing for this beer! This Festbier-style lager is the beer style brewed for Oktoberfest biergartens in Munich. Grab a pint and you’ll see why: low in bitterness, abundant crackery malt & a clean & crisp finish!

    At 5.5% abv, this unfiltered light amber Festbier-style lager is a bit lighter in color and body than Märzen-style lagers, but it is brewed for maximum drinkability. Prost!

    $5 per pint
    Off sale only: $7 crowlers, $12 growler fills

  • River Bramble

    Fruited Sour Beer
    ABV: 5.5%
    IBUs: 5

    This seasonal sour beer is loaded extra blackberry & raspberry puree balanced out by tartness from the base beer. It is bursting with berry notes, get it while you can as it only comes around once a year!
    $6 per 12 oz pour
    Off sale only: $10 crowler, $18 growler fill

  • Lake Vibes

    Hazy Pale Ale
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 40

    This unique seasonal 6% abv hazy IPA was brewed with MaltwerksPilsner malt, oats and wheat & it is a taproom favorite! This year we are excited to be able to hop it with plenty of locally grown Cashmere hops from Civil Sass Hops in Chatfield, MN (in addition to Australian Vic Secret & U.S. Sultana hops)! It has notes of pineapple, green melon & tropical stone fruit.
    $6 per 16 oz pour
    Off sale only: $8 crowler, $14 growler fill

  • Bygone Brown

    Northern English Brown Ale
    ABV: 5.5%
    IBUs: 25

    A medium-bodied British brown ale brewed with British malt, hops & yeast. It is reminiscent of classic historic brown ales of Northern England with notes of hazelnuts, toffee & dark dried fruit.
    $5 per pint
    Off sale only: $7 crowler, $12 growler fill

New Growler Policy:

We’ll fill any clean 64 fl oz growler! Any glass or stainless steel growler. Growler must be visibly clean.

Growlers:

Empty growler $5
Growler fill Please ask your server

Crowlers:

Crowlers are also now available! A current list of crowlers can be found on at our Online Store.

Non-alcoholic options:

Bottled water $1.00
Buddy’s Orange Soda $2
Buddy’s Grape Soda $2