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Zip City Brewing
(Closed)
3 West 18th Street
New York NY 10011
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Notes

Opened: 1991

Closed: 1997

Annual Production: 2,300 bbl

I never got to try their beer in person.

Updated: July 16, 2003

Beer List

    • Date: September 28, 1996 (#1776)
      Package: draught
      Overall Impression

      Golden, hazy, good head. Smells like bananas. Tastes like bananas and cloves. Tasty but inappropriate. Too bad...it's not a bad beer.

      *Put an asterisk by this beer's score. There's some confusion over just which beer this actually was...Altbier, Dortmunder, or Weizenbock. Zip City's Kirby Shyer and I discussed it via email, but we may never know for sure:

      It may have been the Weizenbock, but that's also not golden. The only match is if you had a weizenbock, were told it was alt, and wrote down golden instead of amber. Not likely!