November 2016

DSM Register – Best Craft Beer/Brewery!

2017-01-13T20:25:36-06:00

Thank you to all the beer lovers that voted us the best craft beer/brewery in the Des Moines Metro! Our only focus at the brewery is brewing the highest quality beer we possibly can, but being recognized by fans in The Des Moines Register as Des Moines' best craft beer/brewery is truly an honor. [...]

DSM Register – Best Craft Beer/Brewery!2017-01-13T20:25:36-06:00

September 2016

4th Anniversary & Beer Release

2016-09-14T15:54:39-05:00

Our 4th Anniversary is here! To celebrate the occasion, we will release Jesus on a Forklift, an Imperial Rye Stout that aged in Cedar Ridge whiskey barrels for 12 months. In addition to all of our flagships, we will also have a few special kegs on tap: Jesus on a Forklift The Rise of Ziggy Sourdust [...]

4th Anniversary & Beer Release2016-09-14T15:54:39-05:00

August 2016

Oktoberfest Food Drive

2016-08-26T12:06:34-05:00

We are excited to partner with Des Moines businesses Hy-Vee and Doll Distributing  to fight hunger in the Des Moines Metro area during the month of September. For every case of our Oktoberfest bottles sold in local Des Moines-area Hy-Vee stores, two meals will be donated to the DMARC Food Pantry Network to fight hunger. Twenty-one [...]

Oktoberfest Food Drive2016-08-26T12:06:34-05:00

July 2016

Bottoms Up Yoga

2016-07-07T18:58:21-05:00

Classes provided by Power Life Yoga DSM Join Power Life Yoga and Exile Brewing Co. the second Sunday of each month for a FREE 60-minute all-levels yoga class followed by community at the brewery. Stay after class and your first beer is on PLY! INSTRUCTORS: Molly G. and Kirk L. WHEN: Sunday, July 10th, 1:00pm [...]

Bottoms Up Yoga2016-07-07T18:58:21-05:00

June 2016

Brewers Bio: Assistant Brewer Edition

2016-06-28T09:30:54-05:00

On this weeks edition of Brewers Bio we interviewed Max Keller who is the assistant brewer and also the quality manager here at Exile. Hope you enjoy this one as much as the last. You know the drill, grab a beer and read on! Erin Muir: Background information (where are you from, schooling, past work [...]

Brewers Bio: Assistant Brewer Edition2016-06-28T09:30:54-05:00

Brewers Bio: Brewmaster Edition

2016-06-02T09:33:41-05:00

Joey Hansen is our head brewer here at Exile and we interviewed him so you could learn more about him, the person who makes our beer AWESOME. So grab a brew and read on!! Erin: What's your story? Joey: Grew up in Gtown, aka Grinnell, Iowa where I graduated high school. I then headed north [...]

Brewers Bio: Brewmaster Edition2016-06-02T09:33:41-05:00

December 2015

The Cherry Bohemian release

2015-12-08T12:40:21-06:00

The long anticipated release of The Cherry Bohemian is Saturday, Dec. 12 at 11am!!! Release package is $20: - One 4 pack of The Cherry Bohemian - One free draft beer and food - One entry into our Hammerschlagen tournament!!! Hammerschlagen champion receives two tickets to Coralville Brrrfest w/ hotel room on Saturday, Jan. 30th!! [...]

The Cherry Bohemian release2015-12-08T12:40:21-06:00

12 Casks of Christmas

2015-12-02T11:18:32-06:00

The 12 Casks of Christmas begins tomorrow!! Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 4pm, we will tap a new cask of limited edition beers. Each cask has limited availability and is only available while supply lasts. The first cask to start the festivities is Beatnik Sour with peaches! Tapping time is 4pm.

12 Casks of Christmas2015-12-02T11:18:32-06:00

October 2015

Beer Dinner 2015

2015-10-22T10:34:56-05:00

On Wednesday, November 11th, we will host our November beer dinner at Exile.  This beer dinner will be hosted by our Executive Chef, Craig Vorba, and our Founder, RJ Tursi.  Seating is extremely limited and will be reserved in person on a first come first serve basis at the brewery.  Price is $55 per person and includes [...]

Beer Dinner 20152015-10-22T10:34:56-05:00

September 2015

Gold – Great American Beer Festival

2016-11-30T21:14:37-06:00

Gigi takes the top award for European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel this year at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival. Exile is bringing back a GOLD MEDAL to Des Moines!!!!  Full list of medal results can be found at https://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/the-competition/winners/ #enjoyyourexile

Gold – Great American Beer Festival2016-11-30T21:14:37-06:00

The Chill Clinton(s)

2015-09-24T11:07:47-05:00

One month ago we released a beer named Chill Clinton Double Hemp Amber Ale, which was brewed with over 700 pounds of hemp seeds.  We were thrilled with how beer tasted and the artwork could not have turned out any better: cats, presidents blowing smoke out of a saxophone, an American flag... what more could [...]

The Chill Clinton(s)2015-09-24T11:07:47-05:00

The Raspberry Bohemian – 3rd Anniversary

2015-09-17T10:22:58-05:00

The Raspberry Bohemian release is set for Friday, September 25th, at the brewery!! This is the first official release of our Bohemian Fruit Revue, a series of off-beat sours with enlightened fruit. The Raspberry Bohemian release will coincide with our 3-year anniversary, and to celebrate the occasion, we will offer our Anniversary package, consisting of: [...]

The Raspberry Bohemian – 3rd Anniversary2015-09-17T10:22:58-05:00

July 2015

Meet the Artist: Ramona Muse Lambert

2015-07-06T10:30:32-05:00

Iowa native Ramona Muse Lambert has been drawing, painting, and singing for Exile since we brewed Knee High Summer Rye in June of 2014. What types of art inspire you? -- I work at the Art Center with lots of different ages. I think my constant exposure to kid art is the most inspiring thing [...]

Meet the Artist: Ramona Muse Lambert2015-07-06T10:30:32-05:00

June 2015

NEW: The Cherry Bohemian

2015-06-17T13:40:49-05:00

This Limited Release beer was born of the love between a sour ale and over 700 pounds of tart cherries.  Available in 4-packs and on draught, limited supply.

NEW: The Cherry Bohemian2015-06-17T13:40:49-05:00

May 2015

Lacey — Packaging jefe

2015-05-28T11:29:48-05:00

Lacey's put in roughly 3 years of work to help Exile get off the ground. She's worked nearly every position in the restaurant/brewery. We think it's time you meet her!               What's your title at Exile? What kind of duties does that entail? -I am the Packaging Director. I [...]

Lacey — Packaging jefe2015-05-28T11:29:48-05:00

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