All Solar Brewed. All bold and creative. All using the most natural ingredients: Water. Barley. Hops. Yeast. and the Sun.
Up to 12 beers on tap from our very own brewery!
Our Brewmaster, Mark Knoebl, is a longtime local award winning commercial and home brewer with over
20 years of experience. He is a graduate of America's oldest brewing school, the Siebel Institute of Technology, and has worked closely with some of Wisconsin's
best brewmasters at the best breweries, including New Glarus Brewing, City Brewery and Sand Creek Brewing Company. Mark helped found the Mt. Horeb
Beer Enthusiasts club and was a past winner of the Midwest Home Brewer of the Year award.
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The Grumpy Troll has received many awards for brewing excellence. Past awards include:
2007 BTI Gold Medal: English Brown Ale
2007 BTI Silver Medal: Norwegian Frolic Wit
2007 BTI Silver Medal: Curly Scotch Ale
2007 BTI Silver Medal: Trailside Wheat
2007 BTI Bronze Medal: Maggie Imperial IPA
2007 USBTC "Best in the Midwest" Wheat Beer: Trailside Wheat
2007 USBTC "Best in the Midwest" Stout: Spetsnaz Stout
2007 GABF Bronze Medal Baltic Porter: Amnesia Baltic Porter
Ratebeer.com, 2008 Best Brew Pubs: The Grumpy Troll was voted #40 out of the 50 best in the World.
2008 WORLD BEER CUP Gold Medal Winner": Amnesia Baltic Porter
2010 WORLD BEER CUP Silver Medal Winner: Rye Bob
2010 WORLD BEER CUP Bronze Medal Winner: Spetsnaz Stout