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Brewery Terra Firma

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Brewery Terra FirmaBrewery Terra Firma
BEER AVG
4.15/5
Based on:
31 Beers
15 Reviews
Place Score: -
Reviews: 7
Visits: 31
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

2959 Hartman Rd
Traverse City, Michigan, 49685-8838
United States
phone: (231) 929-1600

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @brewterrafirma

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Place added by: jt31914 on 08-08-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Visits: 31
Reviews by jmich24:
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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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4.67/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Nice big place, clean and well taken care of by staff. Music is from the owner's massive vinyl collection. Just thought that was cool. At the time I visited, they had about 12 of their beers tapped plus 4 guest taps. Decent variety. Quality of the beers were anywhere between mediocre and good First, but I'd bet this could be a great place to bring non-craft fans as well. (380 characters)

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3.6/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

I had 3 different beers while I was here and while none of them were lacking in flavor, all of them were lacking in body and almost felt/tasted watered down. They have a large selection of beer on tap with well over 20 different beers on when I was there. Service was so-so as I had to keep reminding the bartender to bring me the 3rd beer I order which took him around 15-20 minutes to get it to me when I was sitting right in front of him at the bar. I will visit them again, but really hope that they are able to brew their beers with more body/balance to match the flavor profiles that they produce (602 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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3.74/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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4.25/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Nice people. Unique, clean, simple, and easy going. Very much enjoy their beer. (80 characters)

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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4.5/5  rDev n/a

Great selection of quality beer and fine service. I wish they had a lunch or dinner menu. The best brewery in Traverse City. (126 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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4/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3.89/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Started our tour of TC breweries here with a group of 8 near 11am. Place was not overly busy and we were helped out very promptly by the bar manager who was very knowledgeable and friendly. He explained that they did not have any flights but the $1/3oz. pours that came in the very cool wheel of 8 seemed like a flight to me and at a great price($1.50 I think for 3oz 8%abv or higher). Most of the beers were very good but lacked a solid mouth feel. I liked the Kharma IPA the best and would recommend staying away from the Basil beer(very heavy on basil). Not much for food options other than snacks. Overall a very nice place and will look to return when in the area. (669 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I like the idea of Brewery Terra Firma. I think it's righteous, and just. I'd like to think more breweries will adopt this approach in the future, and vertical integration of materials is a no brainer.
We rolled up after dark, which I regret because I didn't get a great lay of the land, all I saw was an old school barn in the back and this yellow farm style building near the road.
Building was a new, pole barn/timber frame style buidling...The building itself was likable, but at this point there wasn't much going on inside that would set atmosphere very well. The dry wall walls were empty and cold feeling...And I realize they just opened.
We had a sample platter split up among the four of us, so we all got to try a little bit of everything. The Double Dutch Chocolate Ancho Porter or whatever it was tasted pretty good, had a nice nose on it. I personally liked the IPA, and I was the only one from our group. I thought it was very well rounded and drinkable. The Beet beer was extremely interesting and tasted unique as well.
This is a place I would definitely revisit. Maybe the vibe was just off for me at the moment, not sure. Liked what they were doing, and will make it a point to revisit. (1,209 characters)

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Brewery Terra Firma in Traverse City, MI
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.