Fort Street Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.73/5
Fort Street BreweryFort Street Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1660 Fort Street
Lincoln Park, Michigan, 48146
United States

(313) 389-9620 | map
www.fortstreetbeer.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
19
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
64
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
55
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.03%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 55
Reviews by Francois:
Photo of Francois
2.23/5  rDev -40.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 2.25 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 2.25

I live downriver and was glad to see a brew pub opened here.
Have been going there off and on since it opened.
Getting more frustrated with this establishment. The food and beer are hit and miss, in my opinion. I get dis appointed when their beer and menu selection is deficient.
I brew my own beer, went to chef school in San Francisco and have worked in white table restaurants.
Our last visit was the last straw. When Doug sat us down, we asked for a "high top". He stated "REALLY". There was space and it was not busy. His next statement was, my wait staff will "bitch and moan" He reluctantly seated us where we requested to sit for a "cover" of four. Not a demanding request.
I said, Thank you for accommodating us. He had no response, and walked away, no eye contact.
This did effect my evening with my family and I unsubscribe to e-mails.
I will not return any time soon.
I hoped that they would have been more customer service focused.
I would have been reprimanded or fired for such behavior.
Get your shit together, Doug.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of PolhillS
4.54/5  rDev +21.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Really nice place. Neighborhood vibe, very comfortable. The food is not fancy, but it's good and the "Something Different" has some good selections. The beer selection was eight beers during my visit, the stouts and the black IPA were flavorful and very good.
Local sports, a pool table, and family friendly. Nice varied crowd. Enjoyed my visit

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Photo of jcMPLS
4.33/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of SometimesIfart
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of DetroitDownRiver
2.2/5  rDev -41.2%
vibe: 1 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 2

I have been going to FSB since 2006. After years of going, I slowly was going less and less, until not going at all. If you read many of the reviews, you will understand. Primarily, the owner(s), or specifically one. They are very arrogant. You cannot sit where you would like unless it is okay with them. You cannot put a couple of tables together unless it is okay with them. The beers were very good originally, but continued to go down year after year. If you or others who frequented FSB made any suggestions, it seemed as though they tried to do the complete opposite. I knew and went with a lot of customers to FSB, but all of us began to understand this was not a customer friendly establishment. One time I brought a big party early on, after just a few years going there, when I first realized something was wrong. Our entire group probably spent close to $2000 there. This was a good group of people having a good time. All we heard all night was what we couldn't do all night. Silly stuff like don't put those tables together...you can only sit in this area...etc. etc.. The worst thing that happened was one of my last visits last year when I overheard the owner talking about me. I just got off of work after 16 hours and all I wanted to do was get a quick bite to eat and have couple of beers, then go home and go to sleep. He thought I didn't hear him, but he was talking to another group of customers stating that people who come in here shouldn't come in just to play keno and watch tv, etc., etc.. I had bought $5 worth of keno and was watching the Tiger game. I noticed he gestured my way. That was the last straw. Shameful for a business owner to do something like this, especially to a customer who has been going there for years. I am sure I was not the only one. The brewmaster has since left who was there since they opened, but that does not take away from the precedent the owner(s) have set. I wish the new brewmaster luck. I will end this for now and maybe one day will stop in to try a brew down the road...if they are still around.

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Photo of Ekoseck
4.49/5  rDev +20.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Great Beer ...Fun place - and the food Can be great at times ( I believe they change chefs like they change their socks)

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Photo of Krisss
4/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jrs3994243
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of angelofmusic124
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.28/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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5/5  rDev +33.7%

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4.28/5  rDev +14.4%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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5/5  rDev +33.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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2.73/5  rDev -27%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 2.75

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Fort Street Brewery in Lincoln Park, MI
86 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.
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