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Rochester Mills Beer Co.

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Rochester Mills Beer Co.Rochester Mills Beer Co.
BA SCORE
89
very good

39 Ratings
Ratings: 39
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 445
Beer Avg: 3.54
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

310 Water St.
Rochester, Michigan, 48307
United States
phone: (248) 650-5080

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(Place added by: inebrius)
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Reviews by beerguru15:
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4.45/5  rDev +13.2%

I've gone to Rochester Mills a few times while in the area, most recently past weekend. The overall atmosphere is enjoyable, with quite a few tv's, a nice view of the brewing equipment and a perfect place to go and have a beer while visiting with friends, coworkers or others at the bar.

I've had quite a few types of beer from Rochester Mills including a Cream ale, their wit, porter, milkshake stout and Oktoberfest. All were enjoyable and recommended.

Each time I've been there, I've had good service, the waitresses have all been attentive, had knowledge of the beer they were serving and always helpful. You can't go wrong there.

Rochester Mills has a nice selection of different styles of beers, and it seems like each time I've gone there are always something new. They have a few quest tap and do well with seasonals also, making just about beer drinker happy.

The food is also quite good. This past saturday we had their pepperoni pizza, and I've had their goulash plus various sandwiches before. Always enjoyed eating there.

Overall, a great place to go and is one of the sure stops my friends and I make when in the area.

beerguru15, Sep 18, 2010
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Danielr26, Nov 25, 2013
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4.59/5  rDev +16.8%

Drove out here from about an hour away tonight to have some brew and dinner. The parking lot/enterance are pretty odd, but its whats on the inside that counts right? haha once you open the door to the building its awesome.

It turned out to be happy hour... which included half off appetizers and 3$ Pints :0 This was a BONUS !

Very impressive. Absolutely loved the place.

Walk into a huge room with a ton of tables and with several pool tables in the middle. Also has big windows you can walk up to and check out the brewing equipment, lauter..mash tun.. and all the fermenters.

Impressive lineup of beer from light ale to red to a very very good Milkshake stout which I bought a 4 pack of after dinner!

Ordered a appetizer first, the fried macaroni with blue cheese dip, was outstanding. Crispy and cheesy. very good.

Had a turkey rueben for dinner, also amazing. Could have had more turkey on it though. We also had a cup of the beer cheese soup which was great.

Our service was TOP NOTCH. Not sure who Fietsam is, thats what the servers name was on the bill... was that his actaul name? I dont remember lol. Great service regardless. Will be back for sure!

Drk93TT, Nov 16, 2013
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HardyA, Nov 13, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +1.3%

Recently went to this brewery for some birthday beer with my girlfriend. Tried 10 beers and 1 cider. They had a very good porter, and an excellent Barrel Aged Scotch Ale. The service was very good. The waitress was very friendly and seemed to be having a good time. Would have liked faster service, but it is a very busy and very big brewery. We had eaten dinner at home, so we only order appetizers. The spinach artichoke dip was amazing. For an all around good experience, I definitely recommend checking this place out.

HisBoyElroy, Jul 29, 2013
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3.57/5  rDev -9.2%

Atmosphere- This place has a cool atmosphere being located in an old mill. The architecture of the building is really nice and this brewery is pretty big. Beautiful hardwood floors and wood beams throughout almost feels like an old railway station. Beautiful building. There is always a descent crowd here being near a university there is always a college crowd but there are also a lot of regulars that go there after work.

Quality/ selection- They have a solid selection of at least 10-15 beers on tap and they always have taps that are rotating/changing regularly. The quality of the beer is not going to blow you away better than some breweries worst than most. Their ESB, Red, and milkshake stout all have decent flavor but lack body and complexity. I would rate these three beers around a B-.

Service- is not too bad. The bartenders I have dealt with have been friendly and have allowed me to try numerous samples before deciding what I want to fill a growler with.

Overall, this brewery is worth the visit if you are in the area but is not worth traveling from out of town for. IF you want to try their beer try a good beer shop in Michigan and pick up some of the beers that they can if you like it go to the brewery. On the plus side they do offer growler fills for $6 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This place is great if your just starting to dabble into craft beer or if you have a friend that has not tried craft beer yet. This place was a jumping off place for me getting more into craft beer.

king75, Jul 24, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev -4.3%

Food is good. Clam Chowder is excellent. Beer...nothing special. As an artist for over 10yrs and homebrewer/home chef, I expect a bit more from my brews. They lack creativity and complex flavor profiles. I'm sure Ill get trashed from this review but I would rather be honest and no one is paying me to write this lol. Right Brain, Founders, New Holland, DBC, Grizzly Peak ect... are far better choices when it comes to pleasing the palate.

KCEPHOTO, Jun 04, 2013
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4.44/5  rDev +13%

One of my favorite places to go when I'm in the area. I've always liked the atmosphere of the place; it's very large and very open, and sometimes they have live music. You can see the brew tanks (forgive me if that's not the proper term), too.

The quality has always been top-notch. I've never had a bad beer or meal here. The service is also great considering how large it is. My glass never stayed empty for long.

The selection is quite large. Lots of food options (all of which I've tried have been great) and a lot of beer options. They usually have a rotating stout, their Water Street Wheat (amazing after a bike ride, you're the type to bike the trails nearby and then stop in for a pint) an IPA, a red, and a few more that I've yet to have the opportunity to try at this point.

The food is always delicious and the portions are huge. I love the garlic bread that comes with the pasta dishes- it's the size of half the plate.

Overall, very good and well worth the price. I can't wait to bike the trails again this summer and stop in again.

Kerrie, May 09, 2013
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Rochester Mills Beer Co. in Rochester, MI
89 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.