Michigan Craft Breweries

Here’s a list of the BEST Craft Breweries in Michigan. Visit any one of these craft breweries throughout the state of Michigan and you’ll find nothing but the best tasting, most creative craft brews you’ve ever had!  But wait there’s more…most of these craft breweries also have some of the best tasting and most creative food dishes as well!  So if you find yourself in the state of Michigan don’t hesitate, go to one or all of these fine craft breweries the mitten state has to offer, and Don’t Forget to Support Your Local Craft Breweries!

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The Best Craft Breweries in Michigan:

Arcadia Ales

Arcadia Ales – Battle Creek, MI

  • Best Food Item: BBQ Chicken or Pork Wood-Fired Pizza
            • arcadia’s bbq sauce, carmelized onion, roasted red pepper
  • Best Beer: Jaw-Jacker
            • seasonal October spiced beer

Bells Brewery

Bells Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Pulled Pork Sandwitch
            • Smoked pork with our House BBQ sauce served on a MacKenzies’ Bakery onion bun with a side of coleslaw. $8.50
          • Best Beer: Oberon Ale


Black Lotus Brewery

Black Lotus Brewery – Clawson, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Lotus Burger
            • Topped with shredded smoked gouda and a pile of bacon on a bun with lotus sauce, leaf lettuce and sliced tomatoes. $10
          • Best Beer:  Detroit Hip Hops IPA


Blue Tractor Brewery

Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery – Ann Arbor, MI

  • Best Food Item: Carnivore Burger
            • a half pound beef patty topped with pulled pork, bacon, smoked cheddar and fried jalapeno chips 11.9
          • Best Beer:  Bumper Crop IPA



Corner Brewery

Corner Brewery – Ypsilanti, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Farmer Dave’s Apple Cider Brat
  • Best Beer:  Bollywood Strawberry Blonde


Dark Horse Brewery

Dark Horse Brewing Company – Marshall, MI

  • Best Food Item:  BBQ Pork Belly
  • Best Beer:  Crooked Tree IPA




Detroit Beer Company

Detroit Beer Company – Detroit, MI

  • Best Food Item: Pizza Veneto
          • stone fired pizza topped with fresh ground Italian sausage, pizza sauce, mozzerela and goat cheeses, diced tomatoes and torn basil with Cajun crust
        • Best Beer:  The Detroit Dwarf



Dragonmead Brewery

Dragonmead Microbrewery – Warren, MI

  • Best Food Item: small food selection, you can bring in any food you want though or have food delivered from nearby!
  • Best Beer: Final Absolution




Founders Brewery

Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Backwoods Bastard
            • pulled pork sandwich. It’s doused in our special Dirty Bastard BBQ sauce, piled on toasted ciabatta bread, and topped with Colby Jack cheese and coleslaw.
          • Best Beer:  Jaw-Jacker ~ October beer



Michigan Craft Breweries

Jolly Pumpkin Brewery – Ann Arbor and Traverse City, MI

          • Best Food Item:  Slow Smoked Pulled Pork Nachos
            • white corn tortilla chips, pepper jack cheese, dried cherry salsa, cilantro lime sour cream ~ $10
          • Best Beer:  Noel de Calabaza ~ special winter ale



Kuhnhenn Brewery

Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. – Warren, MI

  • Best Food Item: no food
  • Best Beer:  Kuhnhenn Mead




New Holland Brewery Logo

New Holland Brewing Company – Holland, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Dixie Luau Pizza
            • Prosciutto, fresh cooked bacon, pineapple, banana peppers with Circle sauce and 5 cheese blend – $17
  • Best Beer: Ichabod Ale ~ seasonal October pumpkin ale



North Peak Brewing Company Logo

North Peak Brewing Company – Traverse City, MI

  • Best Food Item:  BBQ Boar Hearth Baked Pizza
            • Ground wild boar and cajun sausage with cherry-porter bbq sauce, fresh pineapple, roasted red peppers, red onion, mozzarella and fontina cheeses ~ $11.95
          • Best Beer: Archangel Summer Wheat
            • seasonal summer pale wheat ale style brewed with Michigan cherries



Right Brain Brewery Logo

Right Brain Brewery – Traverse City, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Turkey Wasabi Sandwitch ~ $5
  • Best Beer:  Pineapple IPA




The Royal Oak Brewery Logo

Royal Oak Brewery – Royal Oak, MI

  • Best Food Item:  Hair of the Dog
            • World famous half pound burger cooked how you like it. Topped with a perfectly fired egg and smoked bacon ~ $10
          • Best Beer:  Pappy’s Porch Sippin’ Porter



Witches Hat Brewery Logo

Witch’s Hat Brewing Co. – South Lyon, MI

  • Best Food Item: some pizzas available
  • Best Beer:  Train Hopper IPA



Interested in seeing what popular craft breweries are over on the West side of United States? visit the California Craft Breweries Section!

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