Arbor Brewing Company

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3.69/5
Arbor Brewing CompanyArbor Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

114 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
United States

(734) 213-1393 | map
www.arborbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
78
Reviews:
1,112
Ratings:
2,853
PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
155
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
7.11%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
6
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 78 | Ratings: 155
Reviews by chilidog:
Photo of chilidog
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

We stopped by this downtown brew-pub for lunch while in the middle of a Ann Arbor shopping trip. Sought out from a beer-fly search.
The atmosphere is nice. The bar located as soon as you walk in with two dining rooms, one left, one to the right. The one on the left is a newer addition or re-model. We ended up on the old side. The tables and booths had scratch's and grooves yes, but held charactor as well. The rooms were small but the cielings were tall and added space. Alot of detail up high like only an old downtown building can offer. The brewing equipment in the center, behind the bar was cool to see from all angles of the place. The brew room, also small, windowed, showed the kettles not sparkling new, but aged and working.
The food was very good. The soups, homemade from scratch as reported from the helpful wait staff. Portions were plenty and we left full.
A good place to stop for good food, a good fresh brew as only a downtown spot can offer. Parking accross the street in a parking garage. Our hour plus stop cost us a whole .95 cents. Not a bad deal.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of CohrsCA
4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of rbarrett86
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of GreatStoutman
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of J455K
3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2.5

Nice selection of house drafts and bottles, also have some guest taps. Service was.......bad. Empty glasses sat as I wished for another beer, food order was not put in by our waitress (she did apologized for this). Food finally arrived, warm at best. All in all not impressed by beer, food, or service. I am by far a patient person but if this place was in my hometown it would be a one and done experience.

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Photo of Mothergoose03
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

My wife and I stopped here to see the results of their remodeling and to experience this brewery for the purposes of this review. We've been here many times before but have never written a review. This was also the first stop of an afternoon pub crawl. We had lunch and a sampler flight of 6 beers knowing that we couldn't have any more than that with three more pubs to visit.

All of the beers that we chose are also available in bottles on store shelves, so we were disappointed that there were no pub-only options. However, we had not previously had one of the beers, the pilsner, so we made it a point to choose it. We have always liked Arbor's beers, and today was no exception. All were what we remembered them being, and the pilsner was one of the best that we've had at a craft brewery. Aside from the 6-packs of their regular beers that are in a cooler for carry-out sales, there were also several specialty beers available in 750 ml. bottles, and we chose to purchase the sour version of their 20th anniversary barleywine. We're looking forward to popping that cork.

The food has always been very good here, and our lunch selections were no different. The menu has changed a bit since our last visit several years ago (a more healthy, organic theme), and the new choices are what we focused on for our lunch.

We go back a ways with our appreciation for this pub, and today's visit further cemented our desire to continue to support this brewery.

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Photo of SometimesIfart
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of AJNIDEK
4.61/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Nice spot in Ann Arbor. Diverse brews with fantastic food.

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Photo of Fahrn13
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of TnbeerLvr
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4.56/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of nlmartin
2.98/5  rDev -24.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

This was a quick stop drank 2 pints. One a very meh sour and a nice chili porter. Service was self service to the bar. The bar tender was a bit slow. The selection was what was expected with a couple positive bumps. The food I did not try. We used to have an option for N/A. So I will give them the benefit of the doubt and say food is at least average and edible.

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Photo of Ekoseck
3.3/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of stadmo1
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of BoyDrinksWorld
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of McAfee85
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of teddibrewski
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of streeter
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MisterMagoo
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of JDoHo
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Winston3737
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of BryanA
3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of mluchies
3.18/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of DanMcEvilly
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

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Arbor Brewing Company in Ann Arbor, MI
3.69 out of 5 based on 2,853 ratings.
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