November 2016

DSM Register – Best Craft Beer/Brewery!


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. [...]

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July 2016

Bottoms Up Yoga


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 [...]

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March 2016

Beer dinner


Join us April 13th for a 6 course beer dinner led by our executive chef and founder!! $60 per person, includes a private brewery tour, t-shirt, and glassware. Limited seating available, all reservations made at the brewery.  

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December 2015

The Cherry Bohemian release


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!! [...]

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12 Casks of Christmas


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.

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September 2015

Gold – Great American Beer Festival


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 #enjoyyourexile

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The Chill Clinton(s)


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 [...]

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The Raspberry Bohemian – 3rd Anniversary


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 Anniversary2022-09-09T10:33:48-05:00

July 2015

Meet the Artist: Ramona Muse Lambert


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 [...]

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June 2015

NEW: The Cherry Bohemian


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.

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May 2015

Great Day – ACBW


Thanks Wini Moranville and Great Day on KCWI 23 for talking craft beer with us during American Craft Beer Week!! Advice on the sour -- "You've gotta try it twice."

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April 2015

Beatnik Sour 6-packs


NOW AVAILABLE, Beatnik Sour 6packs!!  Our newest flagship 6-pack can currently be found at the following locations: Hy Vee Fleur Fareway Norwalk Gateway Market Hy Vee 86th Hy Vee Ankeny - North Ankeny Blvd Hy Vee Ankeny - Prairie Trail Fareway Ankeny Hy Vee Wine and Spirits Knoxville Hy Vee Ames - 640 Lincoln Way [...]

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August 2014

Sour release! (Draft only)


Art by Iowa native Ramona Muse Beatnik Sour   |  Berliner Weisse-inspired Sour Ale Tart and acidic, Beatnik Sour is everything your conventional beer isn't. We kettle soured the wort over 36 hours with lactobacillus and 80 pounds of local sour cherries, sourced through a beer-loving, hip cat named John George. Unfiltered and extra pale with a pure white crown, [...]

Sour release! (Draft only)2022-09-09T10:34:31-05:00

New on tap


Art by Iowa native Ramona Muse Giving Tree REDUX IPA Redux -adjective - brought back; revived.   To celebrate the final stretch of summer, we remastered a recent favorite: Giving Tree IPA.  We followed the same Simcoe hop additions as our beloved Giving Tree - late kettle, whirlpool, and dry hop - but this time increased [...]

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It's been a long time in the making.  Now it's here! Ruthie, Hannah, and Gigi is now available in bottles!  We're not joking this time.  And better yet, it's on store shelves right now!   Below is where you can currently find our 6 packs.   We will continue to update locations to find the [...]

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