Drastic Measures Brewing Opens in Wadena

Drastic Measures Brewing Opens in Wadena Click to Enlarge

WADENA (KDLM) - Drastic Measures Brewing opened in Wadena, Friday.

The brewery, located on Jefferson St. in downtown Wadena is located in a former hardware store and features five brews on tap.

Brett Doebbeling, the former head brewer at Disgruntled Brewing in Perham and now owner of Drastic Measures had his hands full, Friday with a full crowd of eager beer drinkers ready to try his creations. At one-point, representatives from other area breweries including Junkyard in Moorhead and Beaver Island in St. Cloud who were on-hand to celebrate with Doebbeling stepped in to help wash glasses and serve beer.

Currently Doebbeling has five beers on-tap:

Richard Cranium
Extra Special Bitter
5.1% ABV | 27 IBU
An English pub ale that boasts a tasty bouquet of caramel and toffee. Single hopped with East Kent Hops, this brew has a floral and herbal Noble hop (low bitter, high aroma) finish.

Pat McCrotch
North East Style IPA
6.3% ABV | 70 IBU
An IPA with a smooth, medium body mouthfeel and looks like hazy peach juice. A slight bitterness originates from the massive whirlpool and dry hop additions of Citra and Mosaic hops.

Humble Mumble
Double Milk Stout
7.5% ABV | 36 IBU
A jet black ale with a tan head that emits the aroma of roasted chocolate. Made with crushed oreos and lactose sugar, this stout conveys and medium to full body.

Last Nose Gose
4% ABV | 51 IBU
A kettle-soured, no-boil gose that conveys a bold lemon-lime and lactic acid aroma. A bready, raw grain malt flavor compliments the fruit and spice notes from coriander and pink himalayan salt.

American Blonde Ale
4% ABV | 16 IBU
This oatmeal sessions ale is single hopped with Citra, providing a medium body. It has a heavy oatmeal flavor and finishes with a hint of tropical fruit and citrus.

Drastic Measures Brewing is located 101 Jefferson St. S in Wadena and open Wednesday-Sunday:
Wednesday: 3-10pm
Thursday: 3-10pm
Friday 3-11pm
Saturday: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

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