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AWARDS

Brewing Excellence since ’96

We can’t help but celebrate our brewery’s accomplishments. We enjoy the comradery that competition fosters and we believe competition breeds innovation. We attend as many festivals and competitions as we can to test the merit of our beer, promote our brewery, make new friends, share our expertise, and stay at the leading edge of craft brewing.

 

2013 BEST OF MN
BEST REASON TO SAVE THE GROWLER

‘13 Best Brewpub – Honorable Mention – Growler Magazine

‘13 Barrel – Aged Favorite – Lake Superior Magazine

Awarded for 1100 Wheat Wine

2013 Best Beer
BEST OF DULUTH-SUPERIOR
DULUTH – SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

Awarded for Starfire Pale Ale

‘13 Best Locally Made Brew – Lake Superior Magazine

2013 SILVER MEDALIST
FESTIVAL OF BARREL AGED BEERS

Awarded for 1100 Wheat Wine

‘12 Best Brewpub in Minnesota – The Street

2012 BRONZE MEDALIST
GREAT AMERICAN BEER FEST

Awarded for Framboise

2012 BEST OF SHOW
HOPPED UP CARIBOU BEER FESTIVAL

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

2011 BEST OF SHOW
HOPPED UP CARIBOU BEER FESTIVAL

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

2008 SILVER MEDALIST
FESTIVAL OF BARREL AGED BEERS

Awarded for Framboise

2004 BRONZE MEDALIST
GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL

Awarded for Farmhouse Saison

2000 SILVER WINNER
GREAT LAKES BREWPUB COMPETITION

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

2000 GOLD WINNER
GREAT LAKES BREWPUB COMPETITION

Awarded for El Niño IPA

1999 BRONZE WINNER
GREAT LAKES BREWPUB COMPETITION

Awarded for Apricot Wheat

1999 GOLD WINNER
GREAT LAKES BREWPUB COMPETITION

Awarded for Witchtree ESB

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FITGER’S COMPLEX | DULUTH, MINN.

About Our Brewery

This year, Fitger’s Brewhouse will produce more than 3000 barrels of award winning ales and lagers from our 10-barrel Duluth, Minnesota brewery. Our brewery is operated by a crew of 8. Our catalog boasts over 100 different recipes of unfiltered ales and lagers brewed from the highest-quality ingredients.

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Meet the Team

BrewMaster

Ted Briggs, our BrewMaster, is a seasoned brewer who has been working for two decades at brewpubs and breweries around the nation. He studied brewery science and engineering at the American Brewers Guild and has won a number of awards. He joined us in late 2016 and brought with him experience, determination, and a creative palette.