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Saugatuck Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.76/5
Saugatuck Brewing CompanySaugatuck Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

2948 Blue Star Hwy
Douglas, Michigan, 49406
United States

(269) 857-7222 | map
www.saugatuckbrewing.com

Notes:
Sunday to Thursday -12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday - 12:00 pm to 12:00 am

Added by blackthistle on 07-16-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
74
Reviews:
567
Ratings:
2,860
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
88
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
75
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
6.74%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 24 | Ratings: 75
Reviews by adamette:
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2.98/5  rDev -22.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Generic looking interior with semi modern interior, BMC, Guinness beer signs, irish flag, a nice Belgian beer label poster in a frame. 12 bar stools surround a nice wooden bar with an additional 13 stools in the bar area. In addition to all of that is about 50 seats and benches at tables throughout. There are probably 20 tables in total. Good music plays through the pub such as
1. Ramones
2. Buddy Holly
3. Elvis Costello
4. The Beach Boys

There are some brewery type canisters on the far side of the dining hall and a nice chalk board with the day's current tap list on them. Reasonable menus slipped into plastic covers listed the available drafts as well. They do not apparently bottle but growlers were obviously available as I saw several customers carrying them out and other, empty ones, on the bar. There is a "mug club" as well as available souvenirs from the brewpub. It shares a wall with an Antiques mall just outside of the middle of Saugutuck. I think that it might actually be in the village of Douglas, MI.

Service: Lacking as my wife and I ordered three items and only two were delivered. Our waitress was kind and had reasonable knowledge of the beers available but we did not press her for information.

Quality: Fair. This is a brewpub intended to please passersby and clearly does not push any limit of artisan beers.

Atmosphere. Fair with basic decoration. I will say that it is comfortable, however.

Food: I had a chicken salad wrap with chips and my wife had a turkey sandwich with chips which were each $6.25. They were nicely prepared but nothing gourmet. I doubt that the operators are striving for such a label, however.

Value: Good and inexpensive I think.

Notes: Again, this is a local brewery that appears to simply strive for local approval.

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Photo of NateMac13
4.36/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Purified
4.6/5  rDev +19.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of WesM63
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of hopnado
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of GRFounder
4/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of mcrawford
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of SometimesIfart
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of bigleague
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Loudog1411
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Inglewood
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Doublicious
3.86/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of tapperm
4/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of NJB145
4.09/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of exl_90
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Shaskins80
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.63/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of indianabeerman
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of LloydDobler
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Nice little place. Extremely clean everywhere. Not the largest selection of beers, but the ones they have are all quality AND the food is great. The pub also offers a chance to take a crack at brewing your own batch(right there next to the service bar). Shuffleboard and darts puts the cherry on top. Will definitely be back.

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Photo of SteveSly
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I have been to this brewery 3 times, once for a concert that was taking place in the back room and twice prior to going to concerts in Saugatuck. I like this place a lot. Their beer is all good to great and although I would not say their food is outstanding, it is better than average. They always have some interesting beers on tap that are not available in bottles, and the service is always very good. I would definitely recommend it if you are in the Saugatuck / Douglas area.

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Photo of Brandonparrent
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of carlmoberg
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas, MI
88 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.
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