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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
mackinawbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
11
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
152
PLACE STATS
Score:
80
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
56
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by Vdubb86:
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3.6/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4

I went to this place while visiting my girlfriend's hometown. I was able to actually talk her into going to a brewery for lunch. A victory for me if I do say so. The place looks like a nice city bar, there's a good amount of space most everything is wood, the menus are on chalkboards, you get the idea. Most everything there is of good quality. The servers were knowledgeable about both the food and the drink. Now the food shows that they were trained quite well, the drink, well that's another story. I was handed their tap list. Four Beers. That's all they had a red, a brown, a light, and a wheat. So it was kinda hard for me to pick a style that I know I would like. I know it was spring, but I love stouts...none to be had. Anyway I found the beers to be a bit off as far as the flavors were concerned. Maybe the water, I couldn't really say, but they weren't all that good. It's not a bad place for food though. It had some really good bbq and sandwiches. Both my girlfriend and I enjoyed the meal. Overall it was a decent restaurant that happened to brew its own beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tjb14
3.74/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Danielr26
4/5  rDev +22.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.2/5  rDev +28.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.28/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of bigleague
3.99/5  rDev +22%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of HardyA
3.65/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of pat61
3.54/5  rDev +8.3%
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 +26.9%
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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3/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

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3.35/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

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2.84/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75 | food: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.72/5  rDev +13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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