Our goals are simple; make fantastic beer and have fun doing it – highly enjoyable beer that invites exploration and conversation. We make beers that are true to style and strong on the details that create delicious flavors. “Different with purpose” requires a balance of creativity and discipline. It’s about the creative thought process. It’s about seeing rules as suggestions.
Mouth Breather – IPA
Lock 27 Brewing’s signature India Pale Ale, this Midwest style IPA combines the citrus hop flavors of the West Coast with the earthy malt backbone of the East Coast. Well Balanced, the hop aroma is pleasant but not overwhelming. Named after a canal boat involved in a legendary Miami Erie Canal scandal, Mouth Breather is scandalously delicious and Authentically Different.
ABV: 7.2% IBU: 73
Food Pairing: Thai Curry, Taco Tacos
Spillway – American Pale Ale
Unique in its use of Belma hops, this brew strongly represents a classic American Pale Ale by remaining lighter in body while showcasing a perfect balance of a citrus and tropical fruit hop profile and a malt foundation that keeps the bitterness at bay. Spillways were used to relieve dams and levees all along the Miami Erie Canal, so grab a glass and let this hopulent American Pale Ale relieve you of your thirst.
ABV: 5.2% IBU: 40
Food Pairing: Keener Burger, Bacon Burger
Oat Rodeo – Oatmeal Stout
Jet black in color with a pleasantly light body and complex flavors of chocolate and dark fruits, this brew is all about the malts that were used while crafting it. Similar to the horses that pulled boats up and down the Miami Erie Canal, Oat Rodeo is a dependable brew.
ABV: 7.3% IBU: 50
Food Pairing: Breakfast Sandwich, Stout brownie
Charlosta – American Brown Ale
Charlosta is an American Brown Ale brewed with a generous portion of honey malt making it extremely approachable and sessionable. Named after a canal boat that used to cruise the Miami Erie canal, take a ride with the toasty malt flavors and low bitterness of this delicious brown ale.
ABV: 5.6% IBU: 30
Food Pairing: Glazed Pork Steak, Asian Pork Sliders, Poutine
Lock Tender – Golden Ale
Lock Tender is a beer for everyone. Refreshingly light and moderately malty with very little bitterness, let this delicious Golden Ale help you navigate your good times like the Lock tenders of old. Taste the Gold.