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Blue Cat Brew Pub
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113 18th Street
Rock Island IL 61201
Telephone: +1 309-788-8247
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-3:00am.
Brewer: Dan Cleaveland
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Notes

Visited: June 7, 2013

Opened: 1994

Annual Production: 965 bbl

Contributor: Ralph Wells

Be patient while going through the samplers: "State law says no more than one alcoholic beverage in front of you at a time", according to the bartender that day. The kitchen is closed on Sunday, but the humidor isn't.

Updated: June 7, 2013

Beer List

    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2837)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, thick brown head. Smells like coffee. Thick, bitter, big coffee flavor and acidity.

    • Date: August 14, 1999 (#3340)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep red, nice head. Smoky, raisiny aroma. Thick, mildly sweet, big caramel flavor and finish.
    • Date: June 7, 1998 (#2836)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Dark red, thick head. Hint of diacetyl aroma. Sweet, herbal, caramel flavor, medium body. Nice caramel finish.

  • Foreign (Export)-Style Stout
    6.00% abv.
    • Date: June 7, 2013 (#9138)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Coffee, sweet malt.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium body, moderate carbonation. Roasty and bitter. Good malt background. Mild alcohol flavor. Bittersweet, roasty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Coffee Flavored Beer
    • Date: August 12, 2000 (#1537)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Dark dark brown, thick head. Big coffee aroma. Huge fresh roasted coffee bean taste all the way through. Remarkably clean. Fermented with 30 pounds of Guatemalan coffe in eight barrels of beer.

  • American-Style Pale Ale

  • Red Toad Amber Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • River Back Jack IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale

  • Tuck's Tenacious Trippel
    Belgian-Style Tripel

  • Wigged Pig Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast