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Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Kuhnhenn Brewing CompanyKuhnhenn Brewing Company
BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
11,026 Ratings
Kuhnhenn Brewing CompanyKuhnhenn Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

5919 Chicago Rd
Warren, Michigan, 48092-1606
United States

(586) 979-8361 | map
kbrewery.com

Notes:
Mon-Thu: 11am - 12am
Fri - Sat: 11am - 2am
Sun: 12pm - 8pm

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BEER STATS
Beers:
105
Reviews:
3,499
Ratings:
11,026
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.27/5
Reviews:
142
Ratings:
316
pDev:
12.18%
 
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Reviews by Frozensoul327:
Photo of Frozensoul327
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

I finally made the pilgramage to the Infamous Kuhnhenn Brewing in Warren, Michigan. A mere 30 minute drive from where I live now resulted in a unique experience. Upon finding the establishment, I was suprised to find a highly stocked homebrewer's store attached to the building. From what it looked like it could've been a Costco for beer brewers. I'm not a homebrewer, so I merely peeked in and made my way to the bar. Not a bad atmosphere, kind of bland and boring, but I wasn't there for the decor, I was there for the beer. one high point is the aroma of beer brewing that permeated the building, it was so amazingly good, it was like being in Beer Heaven The bar tender took no time in getting to me, handing me a menu of the craft beers, wines and meads that were available. I was a bit disappointed as there were only 7 beers on tap, and 4 are common around the Metro Area in bottles, but nonetheless, I had one of each new brew that I hadn't had and 3 oz. samples of the ones I have to compare. The beers on tap were very fresh and very well priced when considering their quality. I'll go back, and I'd recommend other BA's in the area to checking it out as well, as the seasonal offerings are probably highly worth the trip. A good establishment.

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Photo of oldmankoch
4.14/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of tazzman
3.91/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of HopHEAD1522
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of foundersasap
3.82/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of London08
4.61/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Photo of fern22
4.84/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of FMSmith
4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Stopped in here one afternoon fairly early on a Saturday before a high school reunion that I wasn't looking forward to and enjoyed myself enough to actually have fun at the reunion. Staff while not stars on the paying attention to customers they were very knowledgeable. Had the sampler and each one was well described. Good beers and will definitely return next time I am back in town!

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Photo of lost_sailor
4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Big_Neezy
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I like that this place doesn't try to be anything more than a focus beer hall. Yes, they serve basic bar snacks, which I've never tried, and often have a food truck available outside, but I like that it primarily stays focused on the beer. Less can absolutely be more and Kuhnhenn does it right.

While we've never had great service here, even sitting in the horseshoe around the taps, it's never been awful either. They could exercise a little Dale Carnegie and just be friendlier and perhaps quicker to suggest an offering.

I can't say that the beer is phenomenal but I will say it is very good. I've tried about a dozen different beers here and only found one that I didn't care for--a fruit based beer but I've determined that the style was good and that I don't enjoy fruit beers. The Penetration Porter and the Creme Brule Java Stout were very good but I think where Kuhnhenn really sets the mark is on their higher ABV brews. They pack a punch but anything they do with a bourbon barrel is stellar. I also think the Russian Imperial Stout, Solar Eclipse, and the Brown Ale, Double Nut Brown, are vastly underappreciated.

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Photo of hartsells01
4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of RolandBlunts
4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kyle_goochstink
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Djj1954
4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

If you love strong beers, this is the place.

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Photo of RajaSTL
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of rosmith51
4.44/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of gvhockey
3.71/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of drunkenmess
4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of MIBeerGeek
3.38/5  rDev -20.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

The DRIPA and Crème Brulee Java Stout are fantastic. Haven't had too many others that I would go out of my way to get.

Food selection is sub par but they do have an extensive beer, wine, and mead list to choose from.

Only downfall I've had here is that I have felt ignored by the staff numerous times. Although the Brewers are pretty cool guys and will go out of their way to show you the passion they have for the brews they make!

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Photo of Jason_cs
4.1/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Kuhnhenn Brewing Company in Warren, MI
Brewery rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 11,026 ratings
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