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The Fitger Brewing Company of Duluth, Minnesota, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1875 - 1882 Michael Fink, Lake Superior Brewery Superior Between 5th & 6th Avenues
1882 - 1884 Michael Fink & Co. (August Fitger) Superior Between 5th & 6th Avenues
1883 - 1903 A. (August) Fitger & Co., Lake Superior B... 532/600 East Superior Street
1903 - 1920 Fitger Brewing Co. 532/600 East Superior Street
1922 - 1937 The Fitger Co., Inc. (Prohibition-era) 532/600 East Superior Street
1937 - 1972 Fitger Brewing Company, Inc. 532/600 East Superior Street
1984 - 1994 Lake Superior Brewing Co. 532/600 East Superior Street
1994 - 2014 Fitger's (microbrewery) 532/600 East Superior Street
  • The microbrewery shares space in the old Fitger Brewery Complex with a shopping mall and the Fitger's Inn. There is a small display of vintage Fitgers items in the lobby.
  • U-Permit Number :   MINN-U-804
  • L-permit Number :   L-25

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21st October 1854    

Carl Georg August Fitger was born of a well-to-do family in Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the younger brother of famous German painter and poet Arthur Fitger. His older sister lived i... View More

1875     FoundedMichael Fink, Lake Superior BrewerySuperior Between 5th & 6th Avenues

1882     Michael Fink & Co. (August Fitger)Superior Between 5th & 6th Avenues

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1883     A. (August) Fitger & Co., Lake Superior Brewery532/600 East Superior Street

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1903 - 1937
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1903     Fitger Brewing Co.532/600 East Superior Street

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Dakota Beer
1903-1920
Export Beer
1903-1920
Export Bohemian Beer
1903-1920
Fitger's Export Beer
1903-1920
Fitger's Natural Beer
1903-1920
Natural Setup
1903-1920
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1922     The Fitger Co., Inc. (Prohibition-era)532/600 East Superior Street

Products

Arrowhead Ginger Ale
1922-1937
Dog's Head Lager
1922-1937
Fitger's
1922-1937
Fitger's Carbonated Water
1922-1937
Fitger's Malt Extract
1922-1937
Fitger's Natural Beer
1933-1936
Fitger's Pickwick
1922-1933
Isle Royale Ginger Ale
1922-1937
Liberty Brew
1922-1937
Moose Beer
1933-1936
Pickwick
1922-1937
Pickwick Beverage
1922-1937
Royal Brew
1933-1936
Silver Spray
1922-1933
Town Club Special
1922-1933
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14th August 1933    

August Fitger, one time president of the Duluth brewery that bore his name, died while convalescing from a stroke in a Beverly Hills hotel.
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1937Capacity 150000 Barrels
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1939Capacity 150000 Barrels
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1984     Lake Superior Brewing Co.532/600 East Superior Street

1994     Fitger's (microbrewery)532/600 East Superior Street

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