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Right Brain Brewery

Not Rated.
Right Brain BreweryRight Brain Brewery
BEER AVG
3.81/5
Based on:
101 Beers
262 Reviews
Place Score: 89
Reviews: 47
Visits: 114
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: n/a
Taps: 15
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

225 E Sixteenth St Ste E
Traverse City, Michigan, 49684-4181
United States
phone: (231) 944-1239

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @rightbrainbrew

Notes:
Place added by: Mitchster on 12-15-2007

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Reviews: 47 | Visits: 114
Reviews by dorianmarley:
Photo of dorianmarley
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

A very creative brewery. I had beers made with whole cherry pies and ghost chilis. The beers were well-made and balanced. They were adventurous, but very enjoyable.

The atmosphere is eccentric. Right Brain is located inside of a building where all the other businesses are closed by sundown. The building is on a road/alley that also is home to a commercial baked good warehouse. The bar shares a bathroom that is located outside of the main area, like you'd find in an office building. The bar is very well-lit, There are plenty of tables, but no servers. You must stand in line and order your beers at a countertop. A beer list is written in dry erase marker on a white board. The entire experience feels more like a coffee shop, or a bakery, than a brewery.

All of the idiosyncracies feel deliberate. The beer is allowed to speak for itself. The beers are over-the-top statements, and they do not need an over-the-top delivery. Everyone inside is nice and friendly, and if you want to try some unique beers in an unassuming environment--perhaps while playing one of their several board games--Right Brain is your place. (1,125 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of mgavin
3.44/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.25

Photo of Sexton
4.56/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Doublicious
4.64/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mcrawford
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.76/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of Desimoaj
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DbbC
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of MikeZ9654
5/5  rDev +27.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great fun every time I go there!! Beer is delicious!! Can't wait to go again! (77 characters)

Photo of Segnem5
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Enjoy certain beers within the signature series but more recent offerings at brew pub have not appealed to my personal preference. (130 characters)

Photo of TX-Badger
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of JDoHo
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.5

Photo of Bobsbigbeershow
4.95/5  rDev +26%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

A real gem in Northern Michigan. Right Brain distributes throughout the state, so be sure to grab a bottle (or can!). If you're touring Traverse City, it's a must visit brewery, without question. (195 characters)

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.49/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of moshea
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Hawkster316
4.76/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of barhoc11
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of emilybeehagen
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Ekoseck
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Kenb72
2.6/5  rDev -33.8%

Photo of sjroseen
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Jiatlas
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of fredmugs
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of rjcoy06
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Right Brain Brewery in Traverse City, MI
89 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.