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Best Microbreweries In The Detroit Area

January 17, 2012 9:58 AM

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Thirsty? Like beer? We love these local microbreweries.
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Arbor Brewing Company

114 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-213-1393
www.arborbrewing.com
Established in 1995, Arbor Brewing is in the heart of  Ann Arbor’s bustling downtown.
Eclectic selection of signature beers with catchy names like Sacred Cow I.P.A. (India Pale Ale), Bavarian Bliss Hefeweizen, and Red Snapper Amber Ale. Great burgers and vegetarian fare. Arbor Brewing has a boutique brewery, the Corner Brewery, located near Ypsilanti’s Historic Depot Town.

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Atwater Block Brewery

232 Jos. Campau
Detroit, MI 48207
313-677-9205
www.atwaterbeer.com
Located in the heart of  Detroit’s Rivertown district, Atwater features traditional German-style beers and specialty brews. The brewing equipment was imported from Germany.
Signature beers include Pale Ale, Cherry Stout, D-Light Kolsch Style, and Dirty Blonde, brewed with coriander and orange peel. Atwater Brewery was founded in 1997.

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Detroit Beer Company

1529 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226
313-962-1529
www.detroitbeerco.com
Located on the first two floors of the renovated Hartz Building, Detroit Beer Company is across from the Detroit Opera House and within walking distance of Comerica Park and Ford Field. Established in 2003, it’s a relatively new player in the Detroit area’s burgeoning microbrew scene. Signature beers include People Mover Porter (in honor of the city’s elevated rail system), Detroit Red and Broadway Light.

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Great Baraboo Brewing Company

35905 Utica Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
586-792-7397
www.greatbaraboo.com
Great Baraboo is located in a newer, modern building that features an outdoor patio. The restaurant has a full lunch and dinner menu, and featured beers come with quirky names like Kings Peak Caraboo Wheat, Boston Blackstone and Snake Eye Canyon Red Ale. There’s an in-season Pumpkin Ale. Flights consist of six, five-ounce samples for $5.95.

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Grizzly Peak Brewing Company

120 W. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-741-7325
www.grizzlypeak.net
Established in August, 1995, Grizzly Peak is housed in a century-old building complete with wood floors and a tin ceiling. On-site brewery and kitchen. Signature beers include Grizzly Peak Pale Ale, Bear Paw Porter, and, with a nod to the nearby University of Michigan, Victors’ Golden Ale.

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