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 and half-pints and flights.

  • River Bramble

    Fruited Sour Beer
    ABV: 5.5%
    IBUs: 5

    A golden sour beer made with barley & rye & fermented with lactic acid bacteria & Belgian yeast. Over 1 lbs of blackberries & raspberries were added per gallon to produce a jammy sour beer with lingering tartness. $5 for a 12 oz pour

  • Fest

    Light Amber Lager
    ABV: 5.3%
    IBUs: 20

    This is our Oktoberfest lager bier! It was brewed with MN Pilsner, Vienna & Munich malts from Maltwerks, German Tettnang, Perle & Mighty Axe Hops MN Triple Pearl hops & fermented with Bavarian lager yeast. Cold-conditioned for 1.5 months, this is a malty German-style lager bier balanced with a touch of spicy noble hop character. $3/$5

  • Globe Trekker

    Hazy Pale Ale
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 40

    Brewed with Maltwerks Pilsner malt, oats & Turkey Red wheat from Ben Penner Farms then loaded with New Zealand Pacifica & Motueka hops, U.K. Jester hops & U.S. Calypso & Cashmere hops. It was fermented with Norwegian farmhouse yeast for a juicy, fruit-forward aroma & flavor, soft mouthfeel & low bitterness. $4/$6

  • Lake Vibes

    Hazy Pale Ale
    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 40

    Lower bitterness than most IPAs, but brewed with over 5 lbs of hops per barrel! Made with Maltwerks Pale malt, wheat & oats, hopped with Calypso, Sultana, Cashmere & Vic Secret hops & fermented with Norwegian yeast. An exciting mix of pineapple, melon & tropical stone fruit notes. $4/$6

  • Westbound

    ABV: 6%
    IBUs: 60

    Brewed with a solid malt backbone of British Maris Otter malt & Vienna malt then copiously hopped with four classic ‘C’ hops: Chinook, Cascade, Centennial & Columbus (the latter three as hop hash). Fermented with American ale yeast, this clean IPA with balanced bitterness is loaded with citrus & pine notes. $4/$6

  • Red Jacket

    Amber Ale
    ABV: 5%
    IBUs: 25

    Brewed with Maltwerks Pale Ale & Vienna malts, then hopped with a blend of citrusy hops & dry-hopped with the 2019 Pink Boots Blend of hops (Loral, Glacier, Mosaic, Simcoe & Sabro). A West-coast IPA with bright tropical & stone-fruit notes. Proceeds from this hop blend go to support the advancement of women in the brewing industry. $4/$6

  • Bachelor Farmer

    ABV: 5.5%
    IBUs: 35

    Maltwerks Pale Ale, oats and aromatic specialty malts, hopped with Mandarina Bavaria & Tahoma hops then fermented with unique Norwegian farmhouse yeast. Medium bodied with enticing orange & tangerine notes. $4/$6

  • 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. $3/$5

  • Helles

    German-Style Pale Lager
    ABV: 4.48%
    IBUs: 15

    A light lager brewed with Maltwerks Pilsner malt, a little German Perle hops & fermented with Bavarian lager yeast. Cold conditioned for a crisp clean finish, this is a sessionable light beer. $3/$5

  • MN SMaSH

    Hoppy Golden Ale
    ABV: 5%
    IBUs: 20

    A single MN malt variety, single MN hop variety golden ale. Brewed with Maltwerks Pale malt & Mighty Axe Centennial hops. Simple, humble, delicious. $3/$5

  • Deep Valley

    Oatmeal Stout
    ABV: 4.5%
    IBUs: 20

    Brewed with a variety of roasted specialty malts, oats & fermented with Norwegian yeast. It will keep you warm when the winds howl through the deep Minnesota River valley. $3/$5

New Growler Policy:

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


Empty growler $5
Growler fill Please ask your server


Crowlers are also now available! A current list of crowlers can be found on our Facebook page.

Non-alcoholic options:

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