Mackinaw Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.19/5
Mackinaw Brewing CompanyMackinaw Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

161 East Front Street
Traverse City, Michigan, 49684
United States

(231) 933-1100 | map
www.mackinawbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
11
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
152
PLACE STATS
Score:
80
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
54
Avg:
3.26
pDev:
9.51%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 54
Reviews by Mitchster:
Photo of Mitchster
3.05/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Atmosphere: Somewhat small, and usually packed. Backroom for non-smokers and the front for the others. If you're a smoker, no booths for you. Usually quite busy and loud, and not someplace you're going to be able to carry a conversation, especially during weekend nights. They open up the back patio during the summers.

Quality: I have been frequenting this brewpub since it's opening, and I'd have to say (even though I'm acquaintances with the brewmeister), that as of recently the beers have taken a hit in quality. Of note, the stout (which used to be excellent) is no longer on nitro-tap as of this review. See the brew reviews for more detail.

Service: Usually pretty good. The wait staff is not very knowledgable about the beer, however.

Selection: Usually 5 staple brews on tap with 2 seasonals.

Food: Excellent. Do try the cherry-smoked sausage in Red Ale sauerkraut with sweet potatoes. Prices are decent (from $8-15) for dinner and less for lunch.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.2/5  rDev +28.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.28/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of bigleague
3.99/5  rDev +22.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of HardyA
3.65/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of pat61
3.54/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

I stopped in heere a few times during the afternoon to hydrate with some beer after dragging grandchildren up and down the street. the beer is decent and the clientel mostly tourists. I can't say much about the night time vibe.

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Photo of Bearshawks85
4.15/5  rDev +27.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

nice little brewpub in TC. Not a large selection, but good quality.

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Photo of DbbC
3/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of Shaskins80
3.35/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of JDoHo
3.65/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Samurai_Jesus4
2.84/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75 | food: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.52/5  rDev +8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.72/5  rDev +14.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Mackinaw Brewing Company in Traverse City, MI
3.19 out of 5 based on 152 ratings.
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