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Fitzpatrick's Brewing
(Closed)
525 South Gilbert Street
PO Box 2263
Iowa City IA 52244
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Notes

Visited: July 10, 2002

Opened: 1990

Closed: 2004

Annual Production: 800 bbl

Fitzpatrick's has eleven beers on tap, but if you want to try them all, you'd better be mighty thirsty...they don't offer samplers.

Updated: November 21, 2004

Beer List

  • Awards:
    • Date: July 10, 2002 (#4336)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, thick brown head. Richly chocolatey, mildly roasty aroma. Light creamy body, fairly roasty and quite chocolatey. Roast malt shows up again in the finish, along with a mild hop flavor and bitterness.

    • Date: July 10, 2002 (#4337)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright golden brown, thick head. Diacetyl odor. Light body, very fizzy, lots of diacetyl on top of sweet nutty rye malt.

  • Robust Porter
    • Date: July 10, 2002 (#4338)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep dark red, thick head. Mild chocolate aroma with herbal hops. Light body, explosively fizzy. Mild chocolate, mild roast malt, clean finish.

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    • Date: July 10, 2002 (#4339)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright golden, moderate head. Big spicy hop aroma. Light-medium body, big spicy-floral hop flavor, mild bitterness, and hints of caramel.