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Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant

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BEER AVG
3.76/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

208 Wabash St.
Michigan City, Indiana, 46360
United States

(219) TRY-HOPS | map
shorelinebrewery.com

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Added by zerk on 08-09-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
30
Reviews:
184
Ratings:
600
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
85
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 38 | Ratings: 85
Reviews by JToad:
Photo of JToad
3.59/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

Well I was in Michigan City visiting some friends, so my wife and I decided to head here before we went home with a buddy of mine. I've had a few of Shorlines beers before, and was fairly impressed so I had high hopes. While it was late afternoon on a Saturday, the place seemed very dead. But we sat at the bar and checked out the beer list.

With as many taps as they had, it seemed that their selection was pretty weak. Had roughly 8 beers to choose from, nothing all that exciting. They still had their Oktoberfest on tap, which surprised me a bit. I asked the bartender what their hoppiest beer was, and she recommended the Queen Mum IPA. It was pretty hoppy, yet balanced and not over the top. Seemed very true to the style, yet nothing outstanding. My friend had their Scottish Ale, which he enjoyed. I asked about their Oatmeal Stout and she gave me a sample of it. Seemed very thin, almost more like a Porter.

We didnt really eat, just shared the sourdough pretzel appetizers. Which were fantastic BTW.

All in all, Im glad we made it out here. I enjoyed it, and had it been at night and busier, I think it would have been a lot better. I just wish they had some more exciting beers to try!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.28/5  rDev -18.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

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

Photo of MidwestBA
3.3/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of cd34
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
3.1/5  rDev -22.7%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1.75

Not the prettiest place or in the prettiest neighborhood. The wood paneled walls might be going for an old lake cottage or dive bar feel but it wasn't really my thing. Food took forever to come out and when it did it was pretty mediocre, with my limp fries being the most obvious mistake. Beer was decent however with a nice but not overly exciting selection. Service was fine; I would've liked an apology for just how long the food took though. Price for one of the bottles I bought to go was higher than that listed on the menu which always annoys me, especially when it's a menu they clearly have to print up relatively often.

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Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of mechanicJON
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Love this place great beer, food, and feel. Plus it's in my home town so it's close

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Photo of pollocktown4
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of B1G
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Great little "gem". I love their BA beers that you can purchase to go. Hopefully they stay relatively under the radar so I can continue to stop by EVERY time i'm nearby to buy some BA bottles and enjoy a great meal and a beer.

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Photo of Duff27
2.99/5  rDev -25.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 1.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of fredmugs
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of jeffrotell
3.55/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of msmith6078
3.85/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Bung
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

The requisite interesting old building.
Large enough draft selection, more regulars but a few seasonals/one offs.
Vintage bottles are a tad high, but the market bears it I guess. I still bought the last 2011 Lost Sailor.
Food was excellent. The place was packed on a non-football Sunday afternoon, looked like mostly with people for meals.

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Photo of Inglewood
4/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of rw1992
4.33/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of alistairbench
3.81/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Good beer and good food selection. Perhaps a tad pricey for Michigan City.

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Photo of redleg411
3.65/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of HabaJohn
4.29/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Seeker_11
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Emtcraftbeerfan
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Eman17
4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant in Michigan City, IN
3.76 out of 5 based on 600 ratings.
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