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Iron Fist Brewing Co

Closed Now: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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A Smorgasbord of Tasty Brew.

Not the fanciest place, but when considering a place to drink beer it really is all about the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Arthur D
Austin, Texas
Americans make beer strong

Not all to my taste: Too strong and too "hoppy". It is difficult to find a beer with less than 5... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Not the fanciest place, but when considering a place to drink beer it really is all about the brewer. Iron Fist has a good one. Anywhere from Sours to Imperial Stouts...they have a wide variety of styles many of which are Belgian based. Weekends they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Arthur D
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Not all to my taste: Too strong and too "hoppy". It is difficult to find a beer with less than 5% alcohol. Strength of flavour and alcohol is not everything. Subtlety can add character to beers. Been here a couple of different times. Good, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank X7604ZRmarkg
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Not the best but well worth the stop. We liked the porters the best. In a light industrial park with enough parking. Easy going and pleasant staff and clients. Room for larger parties. Check it out.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LodiWineBob
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We were guests of my wife's oldest son in Carlsbad/Oceanside and he took us to Iron Fist for a few beers before dinner out. What a great place, friendly people and a wide range of beers including something for everyone, and games to entertain the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tom and Patty H
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We walked here from our hotel, which was handy. Loved the beers. Loved the vibe. Food was available the day we visited. Looking forward to returning soon.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank twofromLA
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Several of us went as family with a dog. The dog was not bored. We tried about 15 beers. We all had our favorites. Suggest doing samplers, figuring out what you love, and then going for pints. That's what we did. There was also a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Iron Fist is located near half a dozen other breweries in an industrial park. Parking can be a bit challenging and the signage on the back of the building (from where you approach) is not very obvious. Once inside you are greeted by plenty of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Techkraut
Reviewed May 21, 2016

The place is not huge, but can accommodate a big crowd, and what interesting it's a dog friendly (I saw a few dogs around today). My selection of the beers - first was Nelson the ImPALEr - extra pale ale, light, but little bit on...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We tried 5 beers here, a sampler and a glass of Spice of Life. For Whom the Bag Pipes and Spice of Life were my favorites. Of the 5, there wasn't a single beer we didn't like. The atmosphere is great and the staff very...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AdventurousExplorer
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Iron Fist Tasting Room in Barrio Logan. Which is just a 3 minutes from downtown. The space is industrial and has some amazing local brews on tap. The owners were very accommodating to our group. Great for families as children are allowed...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Julian V
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