Railtown Brewing Company

Railtown Brewing CompanyRailtown Brewing Company
Railtown Brewing CompanyRailtown Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

3555 68th St SE
Dutton, Michigan, 49316-8503
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Reviews by archiebunkerjr:
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archiebunkerjr from Michigan

1.19/5  rDev -69.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

This won't be much of a review. I stopped by after work today after hearing many good comments from friends about Railtown. The 10 or so seats at the bar were full and approximately 6 other patrons were scattered throughout the rest of the room. Everyone in the taproom seemed to be having a nice time with friends or alone while enjoying their beer. I sat down at a table and patiently waited about 10 minutes.

Nothing. There were two people working and neither one of them looked my way or gave any indication that they would serve me. I was at a table in the middle of the taproom all by myself waiting for someone to look my way. They spent most of my time there talking with each other. When they were done, they served other people who just came through the door. I felt like the Very Unimportant Person in Ocean's 13. I got up and left. If you're going to be in the business of selling beer, you need to pay attention to the customers in your establishment. There are too many breweries making too many great beers for me to sit in a taproom ignored.

Jun 15, 2018
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chillin from Indiana

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Jul 03, 2020
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AdamSteve from Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

May 10, 2016
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Cotton_27 from Michigan

4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Jan 27, 2016
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tommy5 from Michigan

4.36/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Jan 13, 2016
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BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Nice open lit area with bar, and easy to read black board of beer selections behind the bar.
Staff is informative and friendly.
Local vibe, off the beaten path with is a good thing.
Peanut Butter Coco Time Imperial Porter was a gem. Stop by if your in the area like we did on our way to Traverse City. Parking is ample in it's strip mall location.

Sep 13, 2015
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Grand-Raggedy from Michigan

4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Jun 14, 2015
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5/5  rDev +26.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

May 31, 2015
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PapaGoose03 from Michigan

3.37/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

My wife and I stopped here to try the beers from this brewery, which has been open only several months. The place is located in the end unit of a small retail strip center in the middle of the downtown area of this small community. The interior has the typical bar with only 8-10 seats, and about 10 tables are spread around the rest of the place. A single TV was situated in a corner near the bar.

We chose a table and then ordered a sampler flight of 5 of their 10 available beers at the bar plus a bag of snacks. For a new brewery to have their beers dialed-in at this early stage of the brewery's existence like we discovered here is a plus for the brewer. We scored 3 of the beers high enough so that the fault that we found in one (some fusel alcohol in the imperial stout) was overcome by the good scores. Overall we rated the beers at a C- grade, but three were graded at a B or a B- level. The most notable was the Citra Warrior DIPA.

Beyond the packaged snacks there is no food here. They are food friendly, so bring something in or have it delivered. With the beers this good for being a new brewery, I expect great things from this place. We'll return again.

Mar 25, 2015
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Mxsluis from Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Mar 14, 2015
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carlmoberg from Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Dec 21, 2014
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Bung from Michigan

3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

New Nano, let's see what they can do.

Dec 21, 2014
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PamS from Michigan

5/5  rDev +26.9%

You've got to check out this great new brewery. It will quickly become a favorite stomping ground for you and your friends.

Dec 06, 2014
Railtown Brewing Company in Dutton, MI
Brewery rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 45 ratings