Thornapple Brewing Company

Thornapple Brewing CompanyThornapple Brewing Company
Thornapple Brewing CompanyThornapple Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery

6262 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49546
United States

(616) 288-6907 | map
thornapplebrewing.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.88
Beers:
28
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
19
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.94
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
pDev:
5.58%
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Reviews by travelguy:
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travelguy from Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Nov 12, 2017
More User Reviews:
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beersampler6 from Michigan

4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Dec 20, 2019
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DavidRandall from Michigan

3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Oct 24, 2019
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Phoodcritic from Michigan

3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Nov 26, 2018
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JeffSK from Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Apr 13, 2018
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PapaGoose03 from Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

My wife and I stopped here to try their beers and to have a snack. This place is located in a strip retail center that fronts on busy 28th Street. Plenty of parking is available. It was not busy on a Monday afternoon, so the service was very good. The vibe was just average for a brewpub.

Thirteen beers were available (including a grisette) plus there was a guest cider. The brewery is also a winery that makes 4 wines and a mead, plus three soft drinks. We had already had several beers from a previous brewpub visit elsewhere that day, so we needed to limit our intake and chose a sampler flight of only 4 of their beers for evaluation. Each was brewed to its respective style characteristics, except that we felt that the yeast esters were a bit strong in the Treyway Belgian Trippel. None of the beers was overly exciting, but the Salty Caramel Brown was notable.

The food menu was mostly pizza and appetizers, plus a few desserts. We ordered a couple of apps for our snack, and they were very good, to the point that I included a food score as part of this review based on those two apps. (If I can do and evaluation all 13 of their beers based on 4 samplers, I can evaluate their entire menu on a minimal tasting too. But consider that a caveat that comes along with this review.) We liked this place, and we'd like to return someday when we are in the area again.

Sep 05, 2017
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Billolick from New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Smaller place that just opened a few months ago..light airy and on the modern side...a few tables to eat/drink outside....longer wooden bar and about a dozen tables and a few booths....friendly staff...tasty beer and better then decent food...Worth a visit for a casual meal and quality, brewed in house beers

Aug 23, 2017
Thornapple Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
Brewery rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 19 ratings