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Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.6/5
Blue Tractor BBQ & BreweryBlue Tractor BBQ & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

207 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
United States

(734) 222-4095 | map
www.bluetractor.net

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Added by SierraGS on 11-28-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
26
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
119
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
81
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
55
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
11.94%
 
 
Taps:
5
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 23 | Ratings: 55
Reviews by Yetiman420:
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4.03/5  rDev +20.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Stop #217 on my brewery tour of the world.

Completed a brewpub tour of Ann Arbor the first week of June 2011 with a couple of my beer-snob-drinking friends. Easily shakes out to…

1. Jolly Pumpkin & Arbor Brewing tied and depending on unique vs. traditional beers
2. Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery
3. Grizzly Peak Brewing Company (very distant third)

After a dismal experience at Grizzly Peak, my expectations were low for this lowest-rated brewpub in town. I'm pleased to report we had a fine experience other than waiting a long time for our food at the end of the night (round of beers on the house for that).

On tap..
Pilsner
IPA
Bock
Vanilla Java
Mokee java (Belgian hybrid)
Hefe

Our group had the hefe, IPA, and vanilla java and all agreed they were well done. We also had too much BBQ and I consider it legit given the four American regional sauces they offered.

Lots of slate on the inside and a bit deceptive for a BBQ place. Jolly Pumpkin's "sister" brewpub which I'm not quite sure what that means.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of lochraneg
4.44/5  rDev +32.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Beer was ok. Nothing stood out in my opinion as good beer, but the food was great and the service was even better. Cool spot in downtown Ann Arbor. Def give it a try!

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Photo of rbarrett86
3/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2

Photo of JasonR1975
3.65/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Good BBQ - the rest is about average, beer is VERY hit or miss. Nice location downtown AA - note: very cool cocktail bar downstairs accessible from taproom.

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Photo of midlifec
3.81/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of htm
4.03/5  rDev +20.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 5

Photo of entenduintransit
3.91/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of tazzman
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Benjhilmer
3.74/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of BoyDrinksWorld
3.95/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Romoworld
4.91/5  rDev +46.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

This place is amazing, the food was amazing, the beer was amazing, and the servers and employees were helpful it was pricey but after eating the tractor burger it was worth it. It was the best medium rare burger I have ever eaten. I am definitely joining the Mug Club.

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Photo of BryanA
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

Photo of Steady_eddie1
4.33/5  rDev +29.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

who knew? i like some of their stuff but could get crazier with the mix nawyimsayn?

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Photo of tommy5
3.78/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Agentveba
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of loganburgh
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of matt_duthie
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Good food which is available either at the bar or typical restaurant-type layout, as well as in the basement whiskey/beer bar and (free) live music venue. Offer at least a handful of draft options which rotate fairly frequently. Friendly servers, bartenders, and hosts/hostesses. Prices reasonable for the food (downtown Ann Arbor reasonable anyways) and two separate happy hours every day to make the beer very moderately priced on average.

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Photo of DrBobPierce
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.4/5  rDev +31.3%

Photo of rjcoy06
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of swtchuck
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of CDubbs75
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of hotsudge
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of dtivp
4/5  rDev +19.4%

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Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery in Ann Arbor, MI
81 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.
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