Brewery Terra Firma

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Brewery Terra FirmaBrewery Terra Firma

Type: Brewery, Bar

2959 Hartman Rd
Traverse City, Michigan, 49685-8838
United States

(231) 929-1600 | map

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Added by jt31914 on 08-08-2013

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 35
Reviews by DannyDan:
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4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3

I only went to this place once and I thought it was a really friendly relaxing place. I do not remember any food being there. I tried two servings of a beer called the Lizard King which is a black IPA that was very hoppy and had hints of yummy dark chocolate. It was basically a chocolate IPA and I loved it. The service was really good and the waiter told me about some beers and said my choice was a very good choice. This place is a little out of my way and wish it was in a better location, but I will go back to this place. It was recommended by a friend that knows the brewmaster and I am very glad I listened to his recommendation.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Doublicious
4.52/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of morimech
3.82/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Just south of the city and not far from my hotel. Would of liked to have walked there but it was too far and too dangerous to walk on dark roads. Not really in the country but in an area where the large houses occupy. Plenty of parking as it was a slow weeknight. Maybe 6 other cars in the lot. Nice looking building and property that gives a bit of country feel. A couple people were working and they were friendly and helpful. Had a couple nice conversations with them. No TVs so people are either talk to each other or fiddling with their phones. Selection was a little disappointing. Just a few pale ales and IPAs were on but all were solid. I guess people drank them out of everything else.

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Photo of cards22
3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Slay40
4.67/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of gopens44
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Nice big place, clean and well taken care of by staff. Music is from the owner's massive vinyl collection. Just thought that was cool. At the time I visited, they had about 12 of their beers tapped plus 4 guest taps. Decent variety. Quality of the beers were anywhere between mediocre and good First, but I'd bet this could be a great place to bring non-craft fans as well.

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Photo of king75
3.6/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

I had 3 different beers while I was here and while none of them were lacking in flavor, all of them were lacking in body and almost felt/tasted watered down. They have a large selection of beer on tap with well over 20 different beers on when I was there. Service was so-so as I had to keep reminding the bartender to bring me the 3rd beer I order which took him around 15-20 minutes to get it to me when I was sitting right in front of him at the bar. I will visit them again, but really hope that they are able to brew their beers with more body/balance to match the flavor profiles that they produce

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Shaskins80
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Segnem5
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Nice people. Unique, clean, simple, and easy going. Very much enjoy their beer.

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3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of nitroterrance
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Great selection of quality beer and fine service. I wish they had a lunch or dinner menu. The best brewery in Traverse City.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of EricTKole
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Started our tour of TC breweries here with a group of 8 near 11am. Place was not overly busy and we were helped out very promptly by the bar manager who was very knowledgeable and friendly. He explained that they did not have any flights but the $1/3oz. pours that came in the very cool wheel of 8 seemed like a flight to me and at a great price($1.50 I think for 3oz 8%abv or higher). Most of the beers were very good but lacked a solid mouth feel. I liked the Kharma IPA the best and would recommend staying away from the Basil beer(very heavy on basil). Not much for food options other than snacks. Overall a very nice place and will look to return when in the area.

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Brewery Terra Firma in Traverse City, MI
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