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Millstream Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.54/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

835 48th Ave
Amana, Iowa, 52203-8122
United States

(319) 622-3672 | map
millstreambrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
24
Reviews:
891
Ratings:
1,780
PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
48
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
6.35%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 48
Reviews by BigBry:
Photo of BigBry
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

My parents have visited Amana and the brewery in the past, but this was my first trip.
The brewery fits with the rest of the town, appearance and small town feel. Small tasting room and gift shop with a pleasant lady offering free samples of their draft beer and root beer for the kids. The pale ale, lager, ipa, and root beer were all very good.
As mentioned previously, there is no seating, but plenty of space outside in a bier garden type area. If it werent so hot on the day we visited I would have loved to stay and enjoy a few more pints outside.
They don't serve food, but there are lots of souvenirs, glasses, steins, etc.
There is a cooler of beer to go, plus lots of non-refrigerated cases. Picked up a mixed case that included Johns White, Schild Brau and Windmill Wheat and a six pack of root beer, black cherry, and cream soda.
A unique visit, well worth the time.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ryan33iowa
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jfettig
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Squire123
4.42/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DSWeller
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dcotom
3.23/5  rDev -18%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3

Stopped in during a Fall 2014 visit to Amana, IA. Small tasting room that included several offerings on tap (the first two samples are free) and a gift shop featuring logo glassware. A windowed lounge off the tasting room allows you to watch the brewers at work while you enjoy your Millstream beverage. The lounge has a trellised ceiling decorated with artificial hop plants, a nice touch. Outdoor patio seating is also available. Overall, a nice place to relax during your visit to the Amana Colonies.

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
3/5  rDev -23.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Vibe is non descript, small interior, with minimal devour and a slightly German theme. Beers on tap rarely deviate from what you get in bottles. Beers are usually poured into plastic cups. Quality of beers is ok but little reason to go out of your way for a visit.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of WestHam973
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of RayVB
3.4/5  rDev -13.7%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of KAF
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of styleisking
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of boogs
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of timlyon
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of ChipChaight
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Kam
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Rosstheboss
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Joey-bags1990
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of ALC82
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This is a place we visit yearly if not more often, the atmosphere in the Amana Colonies area is very relaxed (as to be expected)! We are yet to be here for Oktoberfest but I hear it is a great experience. The selection of beers is middle of the road but all pretty good. Since we are so close, I've tried everything they offer, and am yet to find any I don't enjoy. If in the area, the shopping is a unique experience and Millstream offers a great resting point throughout the day!

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Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of muddyh2oblues
4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Millstream Brewing Company in Amana, IA
3.54 out of 5 based on 1,780 ratings.
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