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The Mitten Brewing Co.

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
3.95/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
30
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
130
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
90
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
65
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
1.5%
 
 
Taps:
4
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
The Mitten Brewing Co.The Mitten Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

527 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49504-4278
United States

(616) 608-5612 | map
www.mittenbrewing.com

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Added by liamt07 on 12-28-2012

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Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 65
Reviews by steebo777:
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3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

My wife and I visited here the night before Winter Beer Fest. Atmosphere was cozy, not too bright (just right for night) and a cool baseball theme everywhere. Considering we are big baseball fans, this place fit right in for us. The bar has older baseball card prints underneath the lacquer with about 5-7 taps on behind it. Beyond that you can see their tanks they are using to brew with, and they are definitely not that big.

There were three stouts, one IPA and one Extra Pale on. The bartender told us it is usually hoppier beers, but they were experimenting with various stouts, which was right up my alley. I only had one stout, which was 'Bourbon Death to Flying Things' which was a barrel aged stout. Creamy, fluffy, slightly hot, tons of vanilla and a smooth backbone made this beer way too easy to drink at nearly 11%. For about $5.50 a 10oz pour, this beer was well worth it. They also did growler fills with prices on the board for everything, except the beer I was drinking.

We didn't eat any of the food, but it was the normal chips, peanuts, various snacks and pizzas. The pizza smelled incredible and nearly everyone there was eating one.

All in all a great time and well worth the trip.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JLW
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Danielr26
4.66/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of a_beckman25
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of king75
4.11/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

I loved the tap room with the old school baseball theme. I really enjoyed my the pizza and the service and selection of the beer were also excellent. However, I was not overly impressed with the beer with nothing being really memorable about the beer other than it being rather forgettable.

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Photo of Poloplaya
4.65/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of GRap
4.15/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of MichaelCoyne
3.45/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 5

Not crazy about the beer. Excellent pizza. tough to get a seat on Friday or Saturday

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Photo of NateDyk47
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

Fun place with good beer and great food. My only complaints is that it's pretty small and that the beer menu is relatively small... the beer thing is a really small complaint, though, because I really enjoyed all the beers I tried.

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Photo of mcrawford
4.6/5  rDev +15.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of BudznSudz13
4.58/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of capt93
4.27/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Shannon-O
4.35/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of chillin
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Tracker83
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of coz
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of jakelang
3.35/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4

Photo of jasonpeckins32
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Old firehouse re-purposed into a small brewery. Being born and raised in Michigan (I currently live in Ohio), I love the name.

Great vibe, great beer. I expected it to be a little bit larger than it actually is. Pretty good pizza as well.

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Photo of aussiebeer
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Eziel
4.53/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Shaskins80
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Hippity-Hoppity
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of craft_shannie
4.11/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

old repurposed firehouse, great pizza, great service, OK to solid beers, pretty extensive line-up. small space, so we had to wait for the first turn to grab a table saturday lunch. by the time we were seated, the bar area was packed.

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The Mitten Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids, MI
90 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.