Barn Town Brewing Company: Des Moines, IA

Barn Town Brewing Company’s name and decor completely fit the Iowa farm stereotype. This doesn’t mean you should write them off as a run-of-the-mill brewery. Barn Town is less than a year old at press time and ready to battle with the goliath competitors in the Iowa beer game. They are already expanding their fermentation vessel capacity and struggling to meet demand. (Note the tap … Continue reading Barn Town Brewing Company: Des Moines, IA

Confluence Brewing Company: Des Moines, IA

Confluence Brewing Company began in October 2012, so they just celebrated their 5-year anniversary. Their name comes from the fact that the building lies only a mile away from the point where the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers join near downtown.   Confluence is located on the Meredith Trail bike route. This stretch of bike path connects with about 80 miles of trails running in and around … Continue reading Confluence Brewing Company: Des Moines, IA