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The Livery

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The LiveryThe Livery

71 Ratings
Ratings: 71
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Active Beers: 50
Beer Ratings: 369
Beer Avg: 3.69
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

190 5th Street
Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022
United States
phone: (269) 925-8760

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(Place added by: CRJMellor on 11-14-2005)
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Reviews by botham:
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4.35/5  rDev +4.1%

this was the final stop of a beer trip to Michigan, with an arrival of a little after six o'clock. the establishment takes up two floors of the building, with the second level open to live events and a general restaurant area, along with a basement tap room and cafe. there was a blues band playing upstairs, with general music playing in the basement.

atmosphere is true to a basement bar, with rudimentary finishing and wooden tables and chairs. heavy timber structure throughout gives it a historical feel, along with the live music that really gives it an authentic feeling.

quality is good. proper glassware and clean conditions; no complaints.

service was great. the brewmaster was grabbing a brew at the bar, and was happy to talk beer and brewing with a few BAs, quite friendly and with a good sense of humor. the bartender was responsive and open to samples and general inquiries.

selection was great. quite a wide variety, with ales, lagers, and light to strong varietals. the only complaint here is that throughout the spectrum all the brews were imparted with a lightly tart finish, bordering on a lightly sour quality.

food was decent. sandwiches come with a small side of lays potato chips, but the prices were quite inexpensive.

overall, this is a wonderful stop for beer. another plus is that each brew can be ordered in a 10 oz, 16 oz, or 22 oz. glass. very convienient if one is driving, or if one wants to try a few styles without drinking too much. cheers!

botham, Jan 03, 2009
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The Livery in Benton Harbor, MI
93 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.