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Atwater Brewery

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 35
Beer Ratings: 3,999
Beer Avg: 3.29

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
81
good

28 Ratings
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 26.92%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

237 Joseph Campau
Detroit, Michigan, 48207
United States
phone: (313) 877-9205

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @atwaterbeer

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(Place added by: Todd on 12-20-2006)
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Reviews by guityler83:
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.64/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

12-19-2013 18:59:27 | More by guityler83
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styleisking

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

07-28-2014 14:32:56 | More by styleisking
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Gear54

Indiana

4/5  rDev +18.3%

07-26-2014 00:44:44 | More by Gear54
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

2.83/5  rDev -16.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 1.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | $

Sunday morning in Detroit, doing the usual ruin-porn sights, the art museum and a couple of beer joints… Atwater was our first stop, not too far from the hotel we were staying at. It is a working brewery and it smells like such, I like that. The taproom is basically an L-shaped bar inside the warehouse, with a long communal table to boot.

On tap this day: Decadent Chocolate Ale, Teufel Bock, Hop-a-Peel, Detroit Pale Ale, Conniption DIPA, Voodovator… 12 taps plus a cider for the ladies.

The place is pretty cool- I love having a beer inside a brewery! And the prices and service are fine.
But the problem is the poor quality of Atwater’s beers. The Pale Ale tastes like the IPA tastes like the DIPA. And so on. All watery, indistinguishable, mediocre. Terrible stuff, I have had homebrewed beers that are way better than what this commercial, nationally-distributed brewery puts out. What a shame.

07-20-2014 20:39:42 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -55.6%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +18.3%

06-14-2014 15:36:39 | More by A_Ondersma
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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Atwater Brewery in Detroit, MI
81 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.