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Atwater Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.43/5
Based on:
55 Beers
5,948 Hads
Place Score: 83
Reviews: 15
Visits: 56
Avg: 3.42
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

237 Joseph Campau
Detroit, Michigan, 48207
United States
phone: (313) 877-9205 | map
www.atwaterbeer.com

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Place added by: Todd on 12-20-2006

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Reviews: 15 | Visits: 56
Reviews by guityler83:
Photo of guityler83
3.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

An accidental find while going to a Red Wings game in Detroit, Atwater was right around the corner from a pub that had a shuttle that was going to the game. Of course I had to check it out!

When we walked in the rolling door there was some kind of silent auction going on but that didn't deter us from talking a seat at the small bar in the back of the brewery. It took a while to get the attention of the bar tender (understandable considering what was going on) but when we did the beers came quickly (3 double IPAs). Solid beers, but nothing life changing.

The atmosphere was great, the brewery was active. There was a batch in the process of being mashed in, they were checking levels on ferm tanks all the while we sipped on our beers.

The next beer was a Java Vanilla Porter, very nice flavorful beer. That was the last beer for the night before heading to the game, but they did have about 5 other beers on tap.

A great find that kept me interested and I'd recommend if you are in Detroit, not a destination brewery, but solid.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MIBeerGeek
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

I love the area in Detroit that the Brewery is located. I have a few Atwater beers that I love but not a huge fan of all of their selection. + on the fact that you can drink pints in the actual Vat house where everything is fermenting and being produced. Very Cool!

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Photo of kyle_goochstink
4.1/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of tnelson1
3.87/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Whether you enjoy a visit to Atwater or not really depends on what you're looking for. Personally, I really enjoy the warehouse atmosphere, and I like their selection of beers. They don't have food but you can bring your own. My recommendation is parking near the Ren Cen and taking a bike ride down the river walk to Atwater. You can bring you bike in and not have to worry about it while you enjoy some beers. My favorite of their beers is the Blocktoberfest.

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Photo of SometimesIfart
4.13/5  rDev +20.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Daydream816
3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of n2492004
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ekoseck
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of MillerMan16
3/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

Photo of misternebbie
3.96/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 1.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of tommy5
3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

love that the tap room is in the warehouse. not sure if is still is.

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Photo of ZachDow7
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of moshea
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of mikediesel124
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Hawkster316
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of e_rad24
1/5  rDev -70.8%

Photo of Joonbabie
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of beornagain
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.6/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Brettwilder2005
5/5  rDev +46.2%

Photo of AndyEdgar
2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

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Atwater Brewery in Detroit, MI
83 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.