Celebrate To-Go-Berfest and take 20% off a purchase of 4 sours with code BEERTOGO!
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Owners and brewers Andrew and Molly Frana

Update Effective 8/27/2020

Governor Reynold's Proclamation

In accordance with Gov. Reynold’s proclamation issued this morning, we will be closing the taproom to the public effective today, August 27 at 5 p.m. through September 20. Here’s what those changes look like today:

  • We will be opening the taproom early today and will remain open for in-person visits from 3-5 p.m. After that, we will remain open for online to-go order pick up. Check out our online store here.
  • The taproom will remain closed to in-person visits through September 20, 2020.
  • Online orders can be placed via our store for pick-up during our to-go sales hours, which we will update tomorrow, August 28, 2020.
  • Our new sours, Berry Me with My Money and Sure Bae, have had their releases moved up to today at 3 p.m. Limit of 2 sours total per person.
  • Our new session NEIPA, Among Friends, will still release as scheduled today.
  • Our brand new honey craft hard cider, Buzzworthy: Cloud Nine & Citron, will be available in the taproom today from 3-5 p.m. Sorry, no crowlers.

Thank you for your continued confidence and support of our brewery!
Andrew and Molly Frana

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BBL SYSTEM

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Hops

We only choose the best hops
bring out the flavor and aroma
for each beer we brew.

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Yeast

Choosing a strain of yeast for a
particular style is an integral
part of our recipe formulation.

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Barley

Interesting malts from across the world allow us to make each recipe a unique creation.

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Brightside Aleworks

Molly & Andrew Frana

The journey to Brightside Aleworks started in early 2011 when Andrew was lucky enough to receive a coveted Mr. Homebrew kit from his parents for Christmas 2010. Molly and Andrew already had an interest in craft beer and were researching start-up equipment to home brew. So why invest the money in all that equipment when they had all they needed, right there, in a convenient little package. So off they went. They were brewing beer together and they loved it!

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Visit Us In Altoona, IA

480 Center Place. Altoona, IA 50009
WED – FRI: 4pm – 7pm
THU: 4pm – 10pm
FRI: 2pm – 11pm
SAT: 12pm – 7pm
SUN: 12pm – 5pm