Exile Brewing Company

Des Moines, IA

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All beers · Exile Brewing Company

  • Exile Ruthie Munich Gold

    Lager · 5.2% ABV

    Our smooth gold lager starts with caramel and honey aromas from the Munich malt that are subtle yet pronounced. A tribute to a real Des Moines original!
  • Exile Beatnik Sour

    Berliner Weisse · 5.7% ABV

    Unfiltered and extra pale with a pure white crown, the refreshing lactic tartness puckers your palate.
  • Exile Cherry Bohemian

    Sour Ale · 6.0% ABV

    Gather round so you can hear the tale of love between the cherry and the sour ale.
  • Exile Hannah

    German Hefeweizen · 5.2% ABV

    Bright, bubbly and unfiltered, Hannah tells it like it is. Subtle yet lasting, her clove and bubble gum aroma pulls you in.
  • Exile Gi Gi

    Dunkel · 5.0% ABV

    Our Munich Dunkel, a dark German Lager.
  • Exile Ruthie

    Lager · 5.2% ABV

    A Des Moines original, Ruthie became a staple in the 1950s bar scene...
  • Exile Jesus on a Forklift

    Imperial Stout · 12.5% ABV

    Imperial Rye Stout aged in Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey barrels for 12 mo.
  • Exile Blood Orange Bohemian

    Berliner Weisse · 5.0% ABV

    My mother’s cooking is perfect, and so is this blood orange beer, both deserve honor and respect, or from my cousins you will hear.
  • Exile Citra Sky

    NE/Hazy IPA · 6.0% ABV

    Citra Sky Hazy IPA bursts with cloudy tropical dreams. We brew this juicy ale with Citra and Mosaic hops for a transcendent aroma and flavor full of mango, pineapple, and citrus character...
  • Exile Forage Nut Brown Ale

    Brown Ale · 4.7% ABV

    A nut brown ale brewed traditionally with English malt and American hops. It delivers a balanced bounty of nut, caramel, and fig aroma and helps us transition to cooler temps.
  • Exile Zoltan Session IPA

    Session IPA · 4.8% ABV

    Hopped with Citra and Mandarina hops, this tropical and hazy session IPA explodes with citrus flavors.
  • Exile Pink Guava Bohemian

    Berliner Weisse · 4.8% ABV

    Kettle soured Berliner Weisse with our house Lactobacillus with additions of pink guava. Big notes of passion fruit, papaya, and grapefruit.
  • Exile Raspberry Bohemian

    Sour Ale · 5.2% ABV

    The First official release of our new series, the Bohemian Fruit Revue, featuring off-beat sours with enlightened fruit...
  • Exile Rauchbier

    Smoked Beer · 5.4% ABV

    Amber lager with the addition of beechwood smoked malt which lends a distinctive smokey character followed by a smooth malty sweetness. Pairs great with hearty meats!
  • Exile Swarm

    Golden Ale · 4.1% ABV

    Swarm Golden Ale is brewed with The Swarm Collective, Iowa's NIL non-profit that works with Iowa football and basketball players. Easy-drinking, well balanced, great for tailgates. 20% of revenue from Swarm Golden Ale is donated to The Swarm Collective.
  • Exile Zoltan Island Ale

    Session IPA · 4.8% ABV

    Zoltan, a spy from outer space, arrives to learn the tropical island life. Ditching assignment orders, his days are spent on the beach serenading sunbathers with ukulele in hand...
  • Exile A Christmas Beer

    Doppelbock · 7.3% ABV

    This festive lager has a bright aroma of dried figs and peaches with a rich and warming coco flavor, all underpinned by a light warming alcohol that smooths out all family gatherings...
  • Exile Beatnik Sour w/ Blackberries

    Berliner Weisse · 5.6% ABV

  • Exile Blackberry Bohemian

    Sour Ale · 5.9% ABV

    Blackberry Bohemian is the next release in our Bohemian Fruit Revue, a series of off-beat sours with fruit...
  • Exile Blueberry Bohemian

    Sour Ale · 5.2% ABV

    Brewed with blueberries and soured with our special in-house lactobacillus culture, the Blueberry Bohemian is packed with tart, psychedelic blueberry aromas.
  • Exile Colossus of Stout w/Coconut, Vanilla & Chocolate

    Imperial Stout · 10.0% ABV

    Robust, big, and a smooth molasses-like finish.
  • Exile Cranberry Bohemain

    Sour Ale · 5.8% ABV

    Cranberry Bohemian is the next release in our fruited sour series, The Bohemian Fruit Revue. Brewed with cranberries and soured with our special in-house lactobacillus culture...
  • Exile Elephant Mob Peanut Butter Porter

    Porter · 8.0% ABV

    Elephant Mob is part of our One & Done series. An Imperial Peanut Butter Porter that boasts a heavy dose of rich and creamy peanut butter that is complimented by swirls of dark chocolate...
  • Exile Elephant Squat

    IPA · 6.6% ABV

    Burnt orange in color with a cream white head, Elephant Squat IPA not a beer to take lightly...
  • Exile Gigi Coffee

    Dunkel · 5.0% ABV

  • Exile Gorilla Press IPA Redux

    IPA · 7.0% ABV

    After six months of brewery experimentation, our year culminates with Gorilla Press IPA...
  • Exile John Lemon Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale · 5.5% ABV

    A SMaSH beer using barley from a craft malt house in Colorado and Lemon Drop Hops in boil and dry hop. Soured with house cultured lactobacillus.
  • Exile Merlin’s Mist

    NE/Hazy IPA · 6.1% ABV

    This New England-Style IPA has an aroma of passion fruit and flavors of grapefruit, papaya, and tangerine. Enjoy this hazy, magical elixir!
  • Exile Mustache Mania

    Double IPA · 7.6% ABV

    Double IPA w/ Mosaic, Simcoe and Lemondrop hops.
  • Exile Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest · 5.5% ABV

    A smooth, traditional Marzen-style Festbier to be released just before the cooler days of Fall arrive.
  • Exile Shotgun Shack Slam

    American Pale Ale · 5.85% ABV

    We built this pale ale with premium Golden Promise malt, as well as small amount of white wheat for increased mouthfeel and body.
  • Exile Sir Moch-a-lot

    Imperial Stout · 7.5% ABV

    Roasted coffee and chocolate bitterness balance smooth malty sweetness. I like big stouts and I cannot lie!
  • Exile Tico Time

    Wheat Ale · 4.9% ABV

    Tropical Wheat Ale Tico Time Tropical Wheat is brewed with our house ale yeast strain, lends a soft and creamy mouthfeel and bursts with aroma and flavor of pink guava, passion fruit, and citrus ze...
  • Exile Apocalypto Double IPA

    Double IPA · 8.0% ABV

    Brewed w/ three different hops. Simcoe, mosaic & zythos. Intense mango & papaya aromas & flavors with an earthy underbelly.
  • Exile Backcountry Brut IPA

    Brut IPA · 7.5% ABV

    Backcountry Brut is a Double Brut IPA brewed in collaboration with Uinta Brewing Co. out of Salt Lake City, Utah. We got together with our friends out west to celebrate Des Moines Beer Week...
  • Exile Bad Bishop

    Tripel · 8.8% ABV

    Heavy aromas of juicy fruit and a sweet fruity malt character dominate in our Belgian-style Tripel. Tripels were originally known as “Superbier” in Belgium. Clocking in at 8...
  • Exile Battle of Hallertau Volume IX

    NE/Hazy IPA · 6.2% ABV

    Battle of Hallertau, Volume IX in our Hop Chronicles Series, brewed with Hallertau Blanc and Mosaic hops, this New England style IPA is filled with fruity and wine-like characteristics, such as pea...
  • Exile Bearded Beast

    NE/Hazy IPA · 5.5% ABV

    An American IPA brewed with 100% Mosaic hops lends intense fruit flavors and aromas, a soft body, smooth mouthfeel, and substantial haze...
  • Exile Beatnik Sour w/ Cherries

    Berliner Weisse · 5.7% ABV

    Tart and acidic, Beatnik Sour is everything your conventional beer isn’t...
  • Exile Beatnik Sour w/ Citra Hop

    Berliner Weisse · 5.6% ABV

    Tart and acidic, Beatnik Sour is everything your conventional beer isn't...
  • Exile Beatnik Sour w/ Strawberries & Peaches

    Berliner Weisse · 5.6% ABV

    Tart and acidic, Beatnik Sour is everything your conventional beer isn’t...
  • Exile Beermosa

    Fruit Beer · 4.2% ABV

  • Exile Betty

    Pale Lager · 4.7% ABV

    Brewed with nearly two pounds of raw Iowa honey in every barrel, Betty is a great companion for any occasion. The addition of fruity, floral hops brings depth to the crisp, clean lager finish.
  • Exile Big Fudge

    Stout · 8.5% ABV

    Big, viscous chocolate stout with aromas of brownies and liquid chocolate. Thick, silky, smooth mouthfeel with big milk chocolate notes.
  • Exile Blueberry Gose

    Gose · 5.5% ABV

    German-style sour ale brewed with sea salt and coriander. Additions of blueberries added during fermentation.
  • Exile Blueberry Pomegranate Bohemian

    Fruited Sour · 4.7% ABV

    First in the 2023 Fruit Revue, this sour is brewed with blueberry and pomegranate fruit. This brings aroma and flavor of sweet, juicy, tartness
  • Exile Bob's Beer


    A Typical American Pilsner.
  • Exile Bohemian

    Sour Ale · 5.2% ABV

    Delightful sour showcasing juicy raspberry aroma and flavor, with a tart finish. This is the first official release in The Bohemian Fruit Revue, a series of offbeat sours with enlightened fruit.
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About the brewery

Inspired by the countless immigrants who have made our country what it is today, Exile Brewing Co. is a hand-crafted brewery fueled by the passion of a burn-bright lifestyle, and driven by a unique sense of gratitude for the customer, community and future of our land.

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