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Michigan Breweries

Last updated: November 26, 2000


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48000: Royal Oak
Berkley - Birmingham - Chesterfield - Clinton Township - Eastpointe - Port Huron - Southfield - Warren

Big Rock Chop House
245 South Eton Street
Birmingham MI 48009

Phone: +1 248-647-7774
Fax: +1 248-647-2103

Brewpub
Detroit Brew Factory
18065 East Eight Mile Road
Eastpointe MI 48021

Phone: +1 810-776-8848

Brew-on-Premise
Fieldstone Brewing
27522 Northwestern Highway
Southfield MI 48034

Phone: +1 248-223-1700
Fax: +1 248-223-1722

Brewpub
Brewer: Matt Allyn.
Great Baraboo Brewing
35907 Utica Road
Clinton Township MI 48035

Phone: +1 810-772-9720
Fax: +1 810-792-3377

Brewpub
Opened May 1, 1995.
Brewer: Daniel Scarsella, David Tamulevich, Keir Sagan.
Capacity 800 barrels.
North Channel Brewing
30400 23 Mile Road
Chesterfield MI 48047

Brewpub - Closed
Quay Street Brewery
330 Quay Street
Port Huron MI 48060

Phone: +1 810-982-4100
Fax: +1 810-982-2526

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1997.
Brewer: Chris Robbins.
Royal Oak Brewery
215 East Fourth Street
Royal Oak MI 48067

Phone: +1 248-544-1141
Fax: +1 248-544-4538

Brewpub
Opened September 1, 1995.
Brewer: Wayne Burns.
O'Mara's Restaurant
2555 West 12 Mile Road
Berkley MI 48072

Phone: +1 248-399-6750
Fax: +1 248-399-2267

Brewpub
Dragonmead Microbrewery
14600 East Eleven Mile Road
Warren MI 48089

Phone: +1 810-776-9428
Fax: +1 810-776-2328

Microbrewery
17.0 points / 1 beer
Opened April 1, 1998.
Brewer: Bill Wrobel.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

48100: Detroit
Ann Arbor - Northville - Westland

Arbor Brewing
114 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104

Phone: +1 734-213-1393
Fax: +1 734-213-2835

Brewpub
Opened July 12, 1995.
Brewer: Matt Greff.
Brewbaker's
410 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor MI 48104

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened July 1, 1997.
Grizzly Peak Brewing
120 West Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104

Phone: +1 734-741-7325
Fax: +1 734-741-5976

Brewpub
Opened August 17, 1995.
Brewer: Ron Jeffries.
Capacity 1,800 barrels.
Bonfire Bistro and Brewery
39550 Seven Mile Road
Northville MI 48167

Phone: +1 248-223-1700
Fax: +1 248-223-1722

Brewpub
Brewer: Ron Jeffries.
Fire Academy Brewery and Grill
6677 North Wayne Road
Westland MI 48185

Phone: +1 734-595-1988

Brewpub
Brewer: Tye Owsley.

48200: Detroit
Ferndale - Grosse Pointe

Motor City Brewing Works
470 West Canfield Street
Detroit MI 48201

Phone: +1 313-832-2700

Microbrewery
Opened 1995.
Brewer: Steven Rouse.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Traffic Jam and Snug
Detroit and Mackinac Brewery Ltd.
511 West Canfield
470 West Canfield
Detroit MI 48201

Phone: +1 313-831-9470
Fax: +1 313-831-4022

Brewpub
14.0 points / 2 beers
Opened February 10, 1993.
Brewer: Ben Edwards.
Capacity 275 barrels.
Atwater Block Brewing
237 Joseph Campau Street
Detroit MI 48207

Microbrewery - Closed
15.5 points / 6 beers
Opened 1997.
Closed May 1, 2000.
Capacity 30,000 barrels.
Franklin Street Brewing
1560 Franklin Street
Detroit MI 48207

Phone: +1 313-568-0390
Fax: +1 313-568-0202

Beer Marketing Company
Opened March 17, 1991.
Brewer: Frankenmuth Brewery.
Stroh Brewery Company
Joseph Schlitz Brewing
100 River Place Drive
Detroit MI 48207

Corporate Headquarters - Closed
13.0 points / 2 beers
Opened 1949.
Closed December 31, 1999.
Capacity 18,000,000 barrels.
Woodward Avenue Brewers
22646 Woodward Avenue
Ferndale MI 48220

Phone: +1 248-546-3696
Fax: +1 248-546-3644

Brewpub
Opened May 1, 1997.
Brewer: Grant Johnston.
August Brewing Company
743 Beaubein Street #342
Detroit MI 48226

Phone: +1 313-963-0373

Beer Marketing Company
Opened November 1, 1995.
Brewer: Stroh Brewery.
Ferolito, Vultaggio and Sons
282 Lincoln Road
Grosse Pointe MI 48230

Beer Marketing Company
Two Dogs Beverage Company
Detroit MI 48232

Beer Marketing Company
12.5 points / 1 beer

48300: Royal Oak
Auburn Hills - Commerce Township - Novi - Pontiac - Rochester

Alcatraz Brewing #4
Great Lakes Crossing
Auburn Hills MI 48300

Phone: +1 248-745-3400

Brewpub
Opened October 1, 1998.
Brewer: Jesse Morrison.
Fieldstone Brewing
223 Main Street
Rochester MI 48307

Phone: +1 248-656-0618

Brew-on-Premise
Brewer: Dave Tripp.
Rochester Mills Brewing
Rochester Beer Company
310 Water Street
Rochester MI 48307

Phone: +1 248-650-5080
Fax: +1 248-650-5083

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1998.
Brewer: Wayne Burns.
Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse
2550 Takata Drive
Auburn Hills MI 48326

Phone: +1 248-276-2337
Fax: +1 248-276-9660

Brewpub
Opened September 1, 1997.
Brewer: Scott Graham.
King Brewing
895 Oakland Avenue
Pontiac MI 48340

Phone: +1 248-745-5900
Fax: +1 248-745-0160

Microbrewery
Opened August 15, 1995.
Brewer: Scott King.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
BO's Brewery and Bistro
51 North Saginaw
Pontiac MI 48342

Phone: +1 248-388-6200
Fax: +1 248-338-6165

Brewpub
Opened August 20, 1996.
Brewer: David Hale.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Local Color Brewing
42705 Grand River Avenue
Novi MI 48375

Phone: +1 888-867-2739
Fax: +1 248-769-8030

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
Brewer: Ken Belau.
Capacity 20,000 barrels.
Stoney Creek Brewing
42142 Loganberry Ridge
Novi MI 48375

Phone: +1 877-786-6399

Beer Marketing Company
Opened May 1, 1996.
CJ's Brewing
8115 Richardson Road
Commerce Township MI 48390

Phone: +1 248-366-7979

Brewpub
Opened 1998.

48500: Flint

Redwood Lodge
5304 Gateway Center
Flint MI 48507

Phone: +1 810-233-8000
Fax: +1 810-233-8833

Brewpub
Opened 1998.

48600: Saginaw
Rose City - Sanford

Bad Frog Brewery Company
Wauldron Corporation
Box 310
Rose City MI 48654

Phone: +1 517-685-2990
Fax: +1 517-685-2922

Beer Marketing Company
12.0 points / 1 beer
Opened September 29, 1995.
Brewer: Frankenmuth Brewery.
Sanford Lake Bar and Grill
3770 North Bailey Road
Sanford MI 48657

Phone: +1 517-687-5620

Brewpub
Opened February 1, 1997.

48700: Saginaw
Bay City - Frankenmuth - Oscoda

Hereford and Hops Restaurant and Brewpub #2
804 East Midland St.
Bay City MI 48706

Phone: +1 517-891-4677

Brewpub
Opened February 1, 2000.
Black Forest Brewery
281 Heinlein Street
Frankenmuth MI 48734

Phone: +1 517-652-6060

Brewpub
Opened October 18, 1996.
Franken Eck
425 South Main Street
Frankenmuth MI 48734

Microbrewery - Closed
Frankenmuth Brewery
425 South Main Street
Frankenmuth MI 48734

Microbrewery - Closed
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened May 1, 1988.
Closed 1998.
Capacity 50,000 barrels.
Wiltse's Brew Pub and Family Restaurant
5606 North F-41
Oscoda MI 48750

Phone: +1 517-739-2231
Fax: +1 517-739-6930

Brewpub
Opened December 2, 1994.
Brewer: Dean Wiltse, Barry Elias, Steve Moore.
Capacity 200 barrels.

48800: Lansing
East Lansing - Howell - Mount Pleasant - Okemos - Webberville

Harper's Brewing
131 Albert Avenue
East Lansing MI 48823

Phone: +1 517-333-4040
Fax: +1 517-333-0706

Brewpub
Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant
141 Schroeder Park Drive
Howell MI 48843

Brewpub - Closed
Opened March 1, 1997.
Closed November 1, 1997.
Mountain Town Station Brew Pub and Steakhouse
506 West Broadway
Mount Pleasant MI 48858

Phone: +1 517-775-2337
Fax: +1 517-775-8093

Brewpub
Opened September 19, 1996.
Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum
2138 Hamilton Road
Okemos MI 48864

Phone: +1 517-349-1701

Brewpub
Brewer: Will White.
Michigan Brewing
2582 M-52 North
Webberville MI 48892

Phone: +1 517-521-3600
Fax: +1 517-521-3229

Microbrewery
Opened 1996.
Capacity 4,500 barrels.

48900: Lansing

Blue Coyote Brewing
113 Pere Marquette
Lansing MI 48912

Phone: +1 517-485-2583
Fax: +1 517-485-8937

Brewpub
Opened September 24, 1995.
Brewer: Thomas Gray, Kim Kowalski.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Lansing Brewing
1105 River Street
Lansing MI 48912

Phone: +1 517-485-2739
Fax: +1 517-482-7223

Microbrewery

49000: Kalamazoo
Battle Creek - Lawton - Marshall - St.Joseph

Kraftbrau Brewery
402 East Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49001

Phone: +1 616-384-0288

Microbrewery
Opened September 15, 1996.
Brewer: John Gabrielli, Jim Quinn.
Capacity 650 barrels.
Bilbo's Pizza
2628 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49006

Phone: +1 616-382-5544

Brewpub
Brewer: Charlie Konett, John Hindman, Keith Stafford.
Kalamazoo Brewing
Bell's Beer
355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007

Phone: +1 616-382-2338
Fax: +1 616-382-3820

Brewpub
15.0 points / 5 beers
Opened September 19, 1985.
Brewer: Larry Bell, Steve Buszka.
Capacity 22,000 barrels.
Olde Peninsula Brewpub
200 East Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007

Phone: +1 616-343-2739
Fax: +1 616-343-5784

Brewpub
15.5 points / 1 beer
Opened March 15, 1996.
Brewer: Greg "Gonzo" Haner, Marie Blinn.
Capacity 800 barrels.
Arcadia Brewing
103 West Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek MI 49017

Phone: +1 616-963-9690
Fax: +1 616-383-0537

Brewpub
17.0 points / 2 beers
Opened October 18, 1996.
Brewer: Tim Laatsch.
Duster's Microbrewery
114 North Main Street
Lawton MI 49065

Brewpub - Closed
Opened April 1, 1994.
Closed August 1, 1998.
Now Old Hat Bar.
Old Hat Bar
114 North Main Street
Lawton MI 49065

Phone: +1 616-624-3771
Fax: +1 616-624-7392

Brewpub
Opened August 1, 1998.
Brewer: Tom Fuller.
Formerly Duster's.
Dark Horse Brewing
826 West Michigan Avenue
Marshall MI 49068

Phone: +1 616-781-7797
Fax: +1 616-781-4587

Brewpub
Brewer: Matt Allyn, Aron Morse.
Lighthouse Depot Restaurant and Brewpub
1 Lighthouse Lane
St.Joseph MI 49085

Phone: +1 616-982-7397
Fax: +1 616-982-0003

Brewpub

49100: Kalamazoo
Buchanan

Chikaming Brewing
Fox Hollow Vineyards
254 Mount Tabor Road
Buchanan MI 49107

Microbrewery - Closed
Capacity 250 barrels.

49200: Jackson

Jackson Brewing
6020 Ann Arbor Road
Jackson MI 49201

Phone: +1 517-764-5010

Brewpub
Opened February 15, 1996.

49300: Grand Rapids
Keego Harbor

Goose Island Brewery of Michigan
1538 Cass Lake Road
Keego Harbor MI 49381

Brewpub - Closed

49400: Grand Rapids
Holland - Spring Lake

Back Street Brewing
13 West Seventh
Holland MI 49423

Phone: +1 616-394-4200

Brewpub
Opened September 1, 1998.
Formerly Black River Bistro.
Black River Bistro and Brewing
13 West Seventh Street
PO Box 2637
Holland MI 49423

Brewpub - Closed
Opened March 1, 1997.
Closed January 19, 1998.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
New Holland Brewing
205 Fairbanks Avenue
Holland MI 49423

Phone: +1 616-355-6422
Fax: +1 616-355-2940

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened July 4, 1997.
Brewer: Jason Spaulding, Brett VanderKamp.
Roffey Brewery
687 Lincoln Avenue
Holland MI 49423

Phone: +1 616-355-2739
Fax: +1 616-335-2179

Microbrewery
18.0 points / 2 beers
Opened June 18, 1996.
Brewer: Jim Roffey.
Old Boys Brew House
971 West Saidge Street
Spring Lake MI 49456

Phone: +1 616-850-9950
Fax: +1 616-850-9952

Brewpub
Brewer: Dave Bays, Greg Tenbrink.

49500: Grand Rapids

Arena Brewing
25 Ottawa Avenue SW
Grand Rapids MI 49503

Phone: +1 616-235-7222
Fax: +1 616-235-1501

Brewpub
Bob's House of Brews
20 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503

Phone: +1 616-356-2000

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
Canal Street Brewing
648 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503

Phone: +1 616-776-1195

Microbrewery
Opened March 1, 1998.
Brewer: Rich Michaels.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse
2500 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids MI 49512

Phone: +1 616-954-9635
Fax: +1 616-954-9935

Brewpub
16.5 points / 1 beer
Opened March 1, 1997.
Grand Rapids Brewing
3689 28th Street
Grand Rapids MI 49512

Phone: +1 616-285-5970
Fax: +1 616-285-5923

Brewpub
13.0 points / 1 beer
Opened November 1, 1993.
Brewer: Mike Ghreeb.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.
Robert Thomas Brewing
2600 Patterson Avenue SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546

Phone: +1 616-942-6820
Fax: +1 616-942-7973

Microbrewery
Opened March 1, 1998.
Brewer: John Tully.

49600: Traverse City
Manistee - Williamsburg

Traverse Brewing
11550 South US 31
Williamsburg MI 49629

Phone: +1 231-264-9343
Fax: +1 231-264-9887

Microbrewery
Opened January 3, 1996.
Brewer: Jack Archiable, John Edstrom.
Capacity 35,000 barrels.
Lighthouse Brewery and Pub
312 River Street
Manistee MI 49660

Phone: +1 616-398-2739
Fax: +1 616-398-0999

Microbrewery
Opened October 15, 1998.
Brewer: Mike La Croix.
Mackinaw Brewing
161 East Front Street
Traverse City MI 49684

Phone: +1 231-933-1100
Fax: +1 231-933-0825

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
North Peak Brewing
400 West Front Street
Traverse City MI 49684

Phone: +1 616-941-5984

Brewpub
Brewer: Brett Stampf.

49700: Gaylord
Boyne City - Paradise - Petoskey

Boyne River Brewing
419 East Main Street
Boyne City MI 49712

Phone: +1 616-582-5588

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1995.
Brewer: Scott Hill.
Capacity 700 barrels.
Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse
550 South Wisconsin Street
PO Box 1203
Gaylord MI 49735

Phone: +1 517-732-5781
Fax: +1 517-732-3990

Brewpub
Opened May 27, 1995.
Brewer: Scott Graham.
Capacity 5,000 barrels.
Tahquamenon Brewing
Tahquamenon State Park
Paradise MI 49768

Phone: +1 906-492-3300

Brewpub
Brewer: Lark Ludlow.
Bear River Brewing
317 East Lake Street
Petoskey MI 49770

Phone: +1 616-348-8467

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.

49800: Iron Mountain
Escanaba - Grand Marais - Ishpeming - Marquette

Hereford and Hops Restaurant and Brewpub #1
624 Ludington Street
Escanaba MI 49829

Phone: +1 906-789-1945
Fax: +1 906-789-4238

Brewpub
12.5 points / 6 beers
Opened December 12, 1994.
Brewer: Donald Moody, John Malchow.
Lake Superior Brewing
N-14283 Lake Avenue
PO Box 310
Grand Marais MI 49839

Phone: +1 906-494-2337
Fax: +1 906-494-2840

Brewpub
Opened August 1, 1994.
Brewer: Chirs Sarver.
Capacity 250 barrels.
Jasper Ridge Brewery
1075 Country Lane
Ishpeming MI 49849

Phone: +1 906-485-6017

Brewpub
14.5 points / 9 beers
Opened October 1, 1996.
Brewer: Grant Lyke.
Capacity 300 barrels.
Marquette Harbor Brewery and Restaurant
Vierling Saloon
119 South Front Street
Marquette MI 49855

Phone: +1 906-228-3533

Brewpub
16.5 points / 6 beers
Opened January 12, 1996.
Brewer: Derek "Chumly" Anderson.
Capacity 325 barrels.

49900: Iron Mountain
Houghton

Library Bar and Restaurant
Houghton MI 49931

Brewpub


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