CASK BEER FINDER: MICHIGAN

A summary of all known bars and brewpubs in the state of MI that serve cask-conditioned beer (a.k.a. 'real ale')



(permanent / regular outlets only)

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Key:
Permanent outlet for cask beer. Counted in the tally above.
Regular outlet for cask beer (on most but not all the time). Counted in the tally above.
Occasional outlet for cask beer. Not counted in the tally above, and location not shown on the map.
No cask - recently ceased stocking it for whatever reason.
No cask - but has deceiving lookalike fake handpumps nefariously serving regular keg beer. Don't get fooled! Such places are listed here only to help prevent confusion as to what's 'real' and what's not.

M: Monday
T: Tuesday
W: Wednesday
Th: Thursday
F: Friday
S: Saturday
Su: Sunday

Times are shown in 24 hour clock, 0001 (12.01am) through to 2400 (midnight).

Be aware that some places may temporarily suspend offering cask-conditioned beer in hot weather.
Information shown is subject to change, and accuracy and availability is not guaranteed.

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Ann Arbor

Arbor Brewing Company
114 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104-1905
Phone: 1 734 213 1393

1130-0100 M-S
1300-0100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Ashley's Restaurant and Pub
338 South State Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104-2412
Phone: 1 734 996 9191

1130-0200 M-S
1100-2400 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

Grizzly Peak Brewing Company
120 West Washington Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104-1356
Phone: 1 734 741 7325

1100-2300 M-Th
1100-2400 F/S
1200-2300 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery
311 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
Phone: 1 734 913 2730

Enquire for opening hours

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Leopold Brothers
523 South Main Street
Ann Arbor

Brewpub closed, out of business.

Correct as at May 2010


Battle Creek

Arcadia Brewing Company
103 Michigan Avenue West
Battle Creek, Michigan, 49017-3605
Phone: 1 269 963 9520

1100-2100 M-Th
1100-2200 F
1200-2200 S
1400-2200 Su

[MAP]

Brewery Taproom

Correct as at May 2010


Benton Harbor

The Livery
190 5th Street
Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022-3484
Phone: 1 269 925 8760

1600-2400 M-Th
1130-2400 F
1200-0100 S
1200-2100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Berkley

Berkley Front
3087 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, Michigan, 48072-1301
Phone: 1 248 547 3331

1600-0030 M/T
1600-0200 W
1200-0200 Th/F
1500-0200 S
1500-2400 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Detroit

Slows Bar-B-Q
2138 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, Michigan, 48216
Phone: 1 313 962 9828


Th

1100-0200 Daily

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Douglas

Saugatuck Brewing Company
2948 Blue Star Highway
Douglas, Michigan, 49408
Phone: 1 269 857 7222

1200-2200 Su-Th
1200-2400 F/S

[MAP]

Brewpub

Updated November 2013


East Grand Rapids

Derby Station (Graydon's Crossing)
2237 Wealthy Street SE
East Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49506-3080
Phone: 1 616 301 3236


W 1600

1100-2300 Su-Th
1100-2400 F/S

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Grand Rapids

Founders Brewing Company
648 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids

Cask discontinued.

Correct as at May 2010

Grand Rapids Brewing Company
3689 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49512-1605
Phone: 1 616 285 5970


F

1100-2200 Su-Th
1100-2300 F/S

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Graydon's Crossing
1223 Plainfield Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49505-4903
Phone: 1 616 726 8260


Th 1700

1100-0200 M-F
1000-0200 S/Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

Hopcat
25 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503-4179
Phone: 1 616 451 4677

1130-0200 M-S
1200-0200 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Lincoln Park

Fort Street Brewery
1660 Fort Street
Lincoln Park, Michigan, 48146-1909
Phone: 1 313 389 9620


Th

1100-2400 M-W
1100-0200 Th/F
1200-0200 S
1300-2300 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Ludington

Mitten Bar
109 West Ludington Avenue
Ludington, Michigan, 49431
Phone: 1 231 843 7616


Th

1500-2230 M-W
1500-2330 Th/F
1200-2330 S
1200-2230 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013


Northville

Bonfire Bistro and Brewery
39550 Seven Mile Road
Northville

Brewpub closed, out of business.

Correct as at May 2010


Royal Oak

Lily's Seafood Grill and Brewery
410 South Washington Avenue
Royal Oak

Cask discontinued.

Correct as at May 2010


Saugatuck

The Grill Room at Clearbrook
6494 Clearbrook Drive
Saugatuck, Michigan, 49453
Phone: 1 269 857 2000 x4

SUMMER: From 1630 Daily
WINTER: From 1630 T-S
Closed Su/M

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Southfield

Copper Canyon Brewery
27522 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, Michigan, 48034-4723
Phone: 1 248 223 1700

1100-2230 M-Th
1100-2300 F
1100-2230 S
1300-2130 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Traverse City

North Peak Brewing Company
400 West Front Street
Traverse City, Michigan, 49684-2800
Phone: 1 231 941 7325

1100-2300 M-Th
1100-2400 F/S
1200-2200 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Right Brain Brewery
221 Garland Street
Traverse City, Michigan, 49684
Phone: 1 877 944 2337

1400-2300 M-W
1200-2400 Th-S
1400-2100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Warren

Dragonmead Microbrewery
14600 East Eleven Mile Road
Warren, Michigan, 48089-1556
Phone: 1 586 776 9428

1500-2300 M-W
1100-2300 Th
1100-2400 F/S
1300-2000 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010



Festivals

Westland, MI:
Ashley's, 7525 Wayne Road, Westland, Michigan - Twice a year.



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Is there a cask venue missing? Anything incorrect?

Please report changes and previously unknown cask outlets so this database can be as accurate as possible!

For NEW VENUES, please supply ALL of the following details:
-Full name of establishment
-Full address including zip code
-Phone number
-Please describe cask availability as either...
"Permanent" (all times within reason)
"Regular" (offered at least weekly - please state what days/times casks are tapped)
or
"Occasional" (twice a month or less)
-Opening hours
-Whether a bar, brewpub, taproom, etc.
-If there is a beer engine (handpump), are you 100% positive that it is a real one rather than a fake lookalike?
-What beer(s) are usually being dispensed?


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Disclaimer: I cannot be held responsible for any errors or changes to the above information. Real ale is not guaranteed to always be available in any of these outlets (especially in the summer).