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KBC Craft

The restaurant, bar and outdoor patio (weather dependent) are open for craft beer and scratch-focused food.

See our current in-house craft beer tap list

Beer and food available for dine in or takeaway or curbside pick-up (food menus here).

Kegs and cases may also be ordered for home delivery; payment for beer is required when ordering; IDs are checked upon delivery. Call the restaurant at 319-656-3335 to order yours.

Growlers: Bring in your clean & empty Kalona Brewing growlers for refills, or we are happy to buy them back for $1 each.

Kegs available at Kalona Brewing Co. Kalona Brewing can deliver to your front door.

Call 319-656-3335 for orders and questions. Cheers!

Core Year Round Beers

Kalona Classic Light Lager

For the uncompromising light lager lover, a classic style with KBC quality; full-flavored, light, clean, and craft. 4.1% ABV
Available on draft and in keg

Sucha Much India Pale Ale

This vivid IPA wows with citrus and hops; a beautiful bitter defined by a sharp, fruity flavor and aroma, with five malts bringing in the balance.
Thanks to musician Paul Cebar for giving us permission use the cool name. (Pronounced Such-a Much) 7.1% ABV
Available in draft and in kegs

Small Batch & Seasonal Beers, Draft & Kegs

Aloha Iowa Pineapple Belgian-Style Ale

Kalani in Hawaiian means “heavens & sky,” written in English as kalona! Steeped with real pineapple, our sunshine-invoking blonde ale rides the waves with a smooth and malty backbone, transporting the magic of the islands to the Midwest.
Photo: Proud Hawaiian native, and long-time Kalona, Iowa resident, Pua H.
6.3% ABV
Available on draft and in kegs

Blu-feweizen Blueberry Hefeweizen Ale

Subtle and pure blueberry in a satisfying wheat ale. Silly name. Good beer!
5.1% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

Coconut Abbey Belgian-Style Ale

Steeped with real coconut, this beer's mission is to treat the senses with its smashingly smooth flavor twist on the traditional golden and frothy, malt-rich tripel Belgian ale. Perfect for drinking from your chalice, or right out of the can.
9.2% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

Horse Power American Hefeweizen

The days are short, make hay with our sessionable hefe. The balanced, floral Tettnanger hop is reined three times, pulling through a smooth flavor that joins down-to-earth breadiness from Munich malt and white wheat, with subtle tasting notes of clove and banana to close the gate.
5.1% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

Hot Mess Double IPA

Hot Mess beckons with a creamy head, a hop candy aroma, and a brilliant orange amber appearance that beguiles the senses. As lace lines your glass, savor the delightful hop bitterness holding its own against a ginormous malt backbone. Not for the timid!
8.3% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

In The Limelight – Lime IPA

Summer release
Lime, sassy and pure, is the ideal ensemble partner, never upstaging the clean light mouthfeel of this IPA. A perfect brew for the top of the show, or the party after curtain call.
6.3% ABV
Available in draft and kegs
Photo: Sarah Bernhardt, stage actress, as the Empress Theodora, 1884

Limber Legs Lager Oktoberfest

August release
The Oktoberfest tradition started with the celebration of the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig in 1810. This festive beer embodies Oktoberfest with a brilliant amber appearance, and flavors of toasted malt with hints of caramel and a whisper of noble hops. Prost!
5.4%
Available in draft, kegs, and 16oz cans

Lewbricator Doppelbock Lager

Medal winner in the 2019 Best of Craft Beer Awards German-Style Doppelbock Category
Sweet malt and a hint of roast creates a smooth, easy drinking doppelbock that makes you say, “more please.” This beer has a special place in the heart of KBC's founding brewer, Lew Brewer.
7.5% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

Sheer Madness Dark Wheat Ale

A rocky, light tan head and a sweet malt aroma sits atop this dark presence waiting to pay its respects to your palate with a touch of sweet malt followed by hints of caramel, roasty grain and chocolate through the middle, finishing with a medium dry roastiness. A dark beer with a light taste, that’s Sheer Madness!
5.5% ABV
Available in draft and kegs

Start-Up Stout Coffee Chocolate Stout

Bold coffee blended with chocolate delivers a well-balanced elixir equally enjoyable at breakfast, lunch or dinner! Brewed with locally roasted coffee from Cafe Del Sol in Iowa City.
7.6%
Available in draft and kegs

Quick Wit Belgian-Style Wit Ale

Crisp and refreshing, this wheat beer is defined with flavors of clove, coriander, citrus and banana, pouring a golden straw color with a solid, white head. Dried sweet and bitter orange peels are used along with the coriander to bring out the subtle nuances of citrus and spices, complementing the malt and yeast of this seasonal ale.
5.0%
Available in draft and kegs

You Be You Imperial Stout

A rich and robust imperial stout with roasted malt and hints of molasses and licorice, named in honor of a the late Daddy Demus, an important member of our Kalona area community who reminded always, “You Be You.”
10.2% ABV
Available in nitro draft only

-Small Batch Draft-Only Beers-

Fresh Ink Black Ale

Available this autumn
An American stout, a black ale, whatever you call it, this dark beer pleases the palette year round. Just two hop pitches in the boil kettle, with an added hint of dark chocolate and black wheat, create a low hop profile and smooth mouthfeel for this inky-colored sessionable beer. 4.9% ABV

The name of this beer is a nod to the owner and operator of Kalona Graphics, Anthony “Spit” Spitzer, featured on the label, a Kalona native and resident whose family founded the printing business in 1976.

Tango Lemon Weizen

Summer release
Refreshingly tart, this small batch lemon weizen is a perfect companion to the start of summer. TL pairs well with BBQ, picnics, or simply sitting on the porch watching the sunset.
4.3% ABV