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Not Rated.

108 Ratings
Ratings: 108
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.31%
Taps: 72
Bottles: 200
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

338 S State St
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104-2412
United States
phone: (734) 996-9191

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Drk93TT, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of Brenden
4.59/5  rDev +6%

With 70 taps and 50+ bottles, there aren't many people who won't find something new to drink here. Coming in through a pretty nondescript entrance from the street, the place has a pretty rustic vibe. It's mostly brick and wood, not polished but adding to the rustic vibe. It's the kind of place that has a mixed clientele, but the words carved into the table definitely says some college students go there pretty frequently. TVs are around but silent and out of the way, so to speak. There's a nice stained glass window splitting two areas. Service is good, quick and very helpful, and they know as much as any bar I've been to and more than most in Toledo. The tap list is huge, of course, and it's all craft. There's an impressive drink repertoire all around, including dozens of whiskeys and the like, and there's even an absinthe on the menu. One of my favorite things about the place besides the huge selection of great beer is that there are nitro taps at all times and always two beers on the beer engine. Ashley's is the kind of place I can't imagine thriving in Toledo but I wish was here somehow. Prices are really reasonable, so it's affordable to drink good stuff. I'll save the 5s for places with 100+ (very rare), but this place is close.

Brenden, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of linnymtu
4.86/5  rDev +12.2%

My absolute favorite place to have a beer. The atmosphere actually inspired the way I finished my basement. They've got the largest beer menu I've ever seen with dozens on tap and a few on cask. The service has always been great, and the waiters always know at least as much about beer as I do and can make a good recommendation of something I haven't had before.

The selection is nearly perfect, but they recently started focusing more on Michigan beers, which isn't entirely a bad thing, but I really enjoyed having Dogfish Head 90 and 120 on draft.

The food is definitely above average for a pub, my favorite is their specialty fries, particularly the pesto fries, but my friends love the stilton fries.

The beer is by no means cheap, but it isn't inflated either. I'm never "sticker shocked" when I get the bill.

Again, my favorite place to have a beer. It's not even close.

linnymtu, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of BeerMeAndRepeat
4.94/5  rDev +14.1%

Ashley's is probably my favorite bar in the country. Perfect atmosphere to come hang out, grab a good beer with friends, have some good conversation, and have over 70 taps of great beer from across the country to choose from. The late night bar menu is good for snacking and even has some interesting stuff like chicken curry fries. I've spent countless nights here with friends and it's still great every time I come back.

BeerMeAndRepeat, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of MichiganBeerAddict
3.69/5  rDev -14.8%

This place is the beer Mecca of southeastern Michigan. If you are fortunate enough to get a server or bartender that know their beer it will be a great time! I love stopping in for a beer or two every time I'm in AA. Lucky for me, my wife enjoys this place as much as I do!

MichiganBeerAddict, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of SportsandJorts
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Atmosphere: nothing special, loud music, no dancing some tvs. not a college bar but nothing that makes it special or stand out.

Quality: They usually have a few gems on the rotating tap board but the regular menu can be bought at most bottle shops for much less

Service: sometimes its good sometimes it bad. no different from any other place

Selection: I generally will only go for tap takeovers now. They have some very good events at a good frequency that just can't be found elsewhere

Food: average bar food with some pretty disappointing items for a high price

Overall: I have very mixed feelings about Ashley's. Their regular beer menu is not hard to find and very overpriced, the rotating tend to have a few rarer beers for a high price, but they have very good and frequent tap events.

SportsandJorts, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of hotsudge
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%

We love Ashley's in Ann Arbor. Tremendous selection and great value. Order the cheese plate with a flight and you'll be in heaven. Especially now they have the Chimay cheese on the plate.

I prefer bottled beer to draft and they have a good bottle selection too - of course not as good as the draft selection. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful.

Sit at the bar and you'll be able to strike up a conversation with other beer geeks.

hotsudge, May 15, 2013
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4.36/5  rDev +0.7%

beer heaven great selection and you can sample before you buy a glass.they have a rewards program for drinking beer gotta love that.def recommend going here at least once great old school place in downtown near all the other fun stuff to do.craft beer drinkers will love this place

ohiobeer29, Apr 02, 2013
Ashley's in Ann Arbor, MI
96 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.