Frankenmuth Brewery

BEER AVG
3.68/5
Frankenmuth BreweryFrankenmuth Brewery
PLACE INFO

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

425 S Main Street
Frankenmuth, Michigan, 48734
United States

(989) 262-8300 | map
frankenmuthbrewery.com

Notes:
The Frankenmuth Brewery was re-opened under new ownership July 1, 2009 after being closed since Nov. 2006. The Brewery has both a class C resort license as well as a micro brewery license. We have begun distribution to the state of Michigan in kegs as well as serving our patrons in one the most popular destination cities in Michigan, Frankenmuth. We expect to be bottling in small quantities by March 2010.

Please note that all comments and ratings posted on here pre-2009 have nothing to do with the new ownership.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
44
Ratings:
1,152
Reviews:
282
PLACE STATS
Score:
83
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
31
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
10.99%
 
 
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 31
Reviews by beerguru15:
Photo of beerguru15
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Been to this brewery many times, and just realized that I have yet to review it.

The best part about this place I would have to say is the atmosphere. I enjoy the layout and the spacious view it has. When you walk in your presented with a gift shop and a great interior. When walking into the dining room that vats are the items noticed first as they are to the left of the bar and also behind the bar.The brewery has a nice patio and a few levels to the building.

The brewery has quite a few beers on tap, I believe 6-7 beers that are always available, plus a few seasonals and special occasion beers. The staples are a hefeweizen, a german dunkel, a pilsner, a red ale, a blonde ale and a IPA. Though the selection of beer is suiting for more beer lovers, they can be inconsistent at times and seem to change.

The service also is pretty good, the bartenders do a good job in pertaining to customers needs and also are attentive. The other waitstaff is the same, though that also seems to change depending on the time of day.

Food wise the brewery has a nice assortment, ranging from Pizza, Sandwiches, Fish, appetizers and soups/salads. Pretty much everything I've had so far has been good and enjoyable. Oh and I gotta mention the Pretzel bread with the Horseradish sauce....excellent!

Overall this is a good brewery and has been a reason why I've made many returns. Between the food, selection and atmosphere its very easy to love this place. Only downfall though is the inconsistency of beers and at times service.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.64/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Danielr26
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of beergorrilla
3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

Photo of Doublicious
4.43/5  rDev +21.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Bf_89
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Aaron197
4.4/5  rDev +20.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of rbarrett86
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of sharkman0485
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3

Photo of tommy5
3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of cryptichead
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of capt93
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of MIBeerGeek
2.78/5  rDev -23.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

I have been here 3 times. Always a wait for subpar beer and food. They do have a good selection of beer and the food isn't bad. My suggestion is to head down the street to Zehenders Chicken place and get their home brewed Red ale or Bock. I would be more than willing to wait 30min for those two!

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Photo of kbuzz
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of movieclockstar
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bung
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of jburris64
3.26/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Old school brew pub. Odor of brewers yeast greets you at the door starting the excitement of a new adventure. The food looks amazing and tastes even better. Add in the mixture of old and tunes completes the package.
A must stop here when in Frankenmuth!

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Photo of Raime
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.06/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Decided to have dinner here after a day in town with the wife and kids. Saturday evening, so there was a wait of about a half hour. Took the kids to look at the tanks in the meantime, and a waitress offered to get us drinks and an appetizer while waiting for a table. Our waiter was just as friendly. Service was quick, food was good, beer was solid.
The building is great looking inside and out, and if it wasn't so rainy, we could have sat on the patio overlooking the Cass River.
Well worth the stop while in Frankenmuth.

Beer sold by bottle, case, cans, growler. 15 varieties on tap on this visit.

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Photo of ljc973
4.06/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Rostie
1.45/5  rDev -60.2%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5 | food: 1.75

Waitress messed up the flight so what good is it? Slow service. Bad food. All this adds up to a bad beer experience. Won't return and won't try their beers again

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Photo of Nicc0
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Ekoseck
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

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Frankenmuth Brewery in Frankenmuth, MI
3.68 out of 5 based on 1,152 ratings.
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