Detroit Beer Co.

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Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1529 E. Broadway
Detroit, Michigan, 48226
United States

(313) 969-1529 | map

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PapaGoose03 from Michigan

3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Our group of 4 stopped here at mid-afternoon on a Sunday. The place was not very busy, so we sat at the bar and enjoyed chatting with the bartender. The pub is located in a storefront setting in downtown Detroit, and the interior has all of the appeal of a neighborhood bar. The brewing equipment is visible behind the bar as well as a viewable area of the lower level. A second floor overflow seating area is also available for crowded days. (This brewery's location is very convenient to Comerica Park and Ford Field for sports spectators.)

We ordered two sampler flights of all 10 of the beers that were available that day. Every one of them was brewed very well to style, and all of them also exceeded the typical characteristics for its style so that I gave an overall B grade to them. The standout was a specially-brewed beer for their 1,000th batch, a Triple Dwarf. The original Detroit Dwarf is an Alt style, so that a triple version is essentially a barleywine, and it was extremely tasty. I can recall visiting this pub when it was still young (10-15 years ago) and was not as impressed with the beers then like I was for this visit. Very well done DBC!

The pub offers a full food menu, but we had just eaten a meal elsewhere and were not hungry. The menu did look inviting. This brewpub is very worthy of a visit by anyone who is looking for good beer (and probably good food) in a nice environment. When in the area, we'd stop here again.

Jan 18, 2017
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Beginner2 from Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

I was in this brewpub 5 years ago on a tour of the ruins of Detroit. The downtown (and all of Detroit) was so depressing that I should have had more than one beer... but I was more eager to get back to the hotel and out of town the next day.

Five years later, I am glad that Detroit is far better; though still struggling mightily and hopefully. (I was there for my fifth national Congress for a New Urbanism, a gathering of the tribe to celebrate the progress of different cities and, generally, yack-up the urbanist agenda.) And craft brewers are important in rejuvenating inner cities.

Detroit Beer was a true pioneer; opening in 2002 when Detroit was fast-approaching economic and fiscal death.

I Had a flight of their beers that I shared with colleagues and co-conspirators. I wrote two reviews. But the bottom-line is that craft beer is good for cities. For this conclusion, there is abundant proof and Detroit Beer is part of the proof.

Jun 10, 2016
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JasonR1975 from Michigan

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Beers are mostly meh. I had a really decent rye IPA but historically the beers are not the attraction here. Interior is kind of boring, but overall location is killer so that improves vibe score. Service on most of my visits is good and food has always been excellent.

Mar 07, 2016
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SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

3.13/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Small brewpub within close proximity to many downtown attractions. Has been there long before the craft beer popularity explosion and it shows. Brick and metal decor spotted with vintage beer signs and old photos of beer related nostaligia. The brew system is intertwined with the bar with a very Gotham City kind of feel. Unfortunately the beer is rather mediocre, but decent enough to pair with some grub before or after a ballgame. Not taking anything away from the Brewers, but given their great location, I wouldn't mind seeing an overhaul of beer recipes to get more asses in seats on days other than game days. Detroit's beer game is on the up, and these guys are definitely getting passed by.

Dec 20, 2015
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SportsandJorts from Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Atmosphere: all about detroit here. lots of historic and more known detroit themes. other than that there is nothing super exciting about this place

Quality: nothing to make me wish you could buy it anywhere but they had some decent beers and it was a good place to sit down for a beer before an event

Service: it wasn't busy when i was there and we didn't encounter any problems with service

Selection: a good variety for the amount of beers but they only had about 6 beers

Food: this was probably the best feature of the place. I had some good creole pasta that had great proportions

Overall: a great place to hit up before a sporting event or other event downtown. but not a place to put on a must visit list

Sep 21, 2013
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buschbeer from Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

I stopped in yesterday on a trip to Detroit to see the Tigers. This is my fourth visit, and finally got a meal here. It is located conveniently close to Commerica Park right across from the Detroit Opera House. As you walk in the bar is on the right and accommodates about 10-12 people. Brewing equipment is right behind the bar. The walls are brick with high stamped ceilings. There is an upstairs bar, but I have never made it up there.

They had five beers on tap. I had the Milkshake Stout, the ipa and the bock. They all were quality. They also had a tripel and a light beer. The bartender was friendly and fairly accessible. I was torn between ordering the mac 'n' cheese or the catfish. My decision was made for me when I was informed that they were out of mac 'n' cheese. My date ordered a turkey sandwich. She loved her food. Me, not so much. The catfish was covered in Cajun blackened seasoning. That is all I could taste. I have had Cajun catfish numerous times and it was never caked in seasoning. I couldn't finish my meal, and I am a fat ass that never leaves food on my plate.

Although, I was disappointed in my meal, my date was happy, and my wallet was not abused. It is very reasonable. I had four or five beers, my date had 2 or 3, we both ate, and it was around $40. I will go back because the beer is quality and I will try another meal. Or I can always go to Slow's.

One more thing. The restroom was not even close to being clean. But after a few pints, who can hit a urinal?

Aug 27, 2012
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ballertim from Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 5

They have very solid beer, though only a handful of choices. Variety, selection and quality of food is terrific! Avg sized food menu, but almost every option is a bit unique--You will honestly have trouble deciding between so many desirable choices. The set up is 2 floors--nice, roomy and pretty comfortable layout. Enough tv's to satisfy our sports needs, but not too many to be overpowering and destructive of the ambiance and atmosphere. LOVE the tanks being right behind the bar for all to see!

I hope to be back many more times!!!

Mar 20, 2012
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cratez from Canada (ON)

4/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Third stop on a recent trip to Detroit with my girlfriend.

Atmosphere: fun welcoming vibe, patrons of all ages, cool chalkboard drawings, Christmas lights add a nice charm, busy spot on a Saturday night, not much seating aside from the main bar and a few tables in the back.

Service: waitress was fast, courteous, and capable of describing the house beers, food arrived in reasonable time. No complaints here.

Selection: ordered the Local 1529 IPA (solid) and Big Sky Scotch Ale (average) on tap; the lady enjoyed her wine. They seem to brew a respectable range of styles as the chocolate stout, pilsner, brown ale, altbier, porter, and tripel were all available on our visit. SN Celebration was the other guest draught.

Food: went with the Brewhouse Nachos, which were pretty tasty. Pizza, sandwiches, and pasta dominate the menu but there's some lighter options like salads and catfish.

Overall: while there's nothing spectacular about this brewpub, I like the approachable party ambience and the IPA is very good. I'd love to return for a full meal to get a better feel for the place; however, based on our positive experience I'd say Beer Co. is worth a crawl if you happen to be downtown.

Dec 30, 2011
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yankeej13 from Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 1.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

This was the first stop on our Microbrewery crawl and I wanted to insure my dad that these breweries aren't anything like your average bar. We got there and the people behind the bar did not want to interact with us at all and they kept talking about how hung over they were from the night before. Not a good start to our tour! Besides those facts the beer was pretty good.
They were out of their main beer which was understandable.

Food-I did enjoy the nachos that we got and the atmosphere was pretty impressive. A quite large place, had a second floor which lead to another bar which was pretty awesome.

A little expensive but I can live with that.

Not exactly the best first experience but I would most likely go back if I were in the area and give them a second try.

Jul 24, 2011
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DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I'm going to give this place high ratings because both my wife and I really enjoyed it and it was our favorite stop in a little tour of beery Detroit (along with Traffic Jam and Motor City Brewing Works).

Location is a winner for Detroit Beer Co., as reflected by the higher number of reviews here on BA (nobody goes to Traffic Jam or what?). Right on Downtown, on one of the nicest, less-ruined streets of the city. They even have sidewalk seating, which is something somewhat unexpected in Detroit (don't get me wrong, I love the D, but...)

Near the Opera House, the stadiums and the Fox Theater. Yeah. Neat. Parking was not difficult, barely a block or two from the brewery.

Once inside, the Detroit Beer Co. looks pretty much like any other brewpub in Middle America, which is not a bad thing per se. Might not have a ton of character, but it sure is fun. A very long bar with brewing tanks behind it, on view; a narrow room, kind of like a railroad car or apartment with tables squeezed between the wall and the bar; a dining area on the back, and extra seating and tables on the second floor. Lots of TV's, but not in a way that they become the focal point of the room. The interior is, overall, a tad cramped but manageable.

The decor is a mixture of sports, old pictures of Detroit and breweriana. The joint was boisterous and lively on a Saturday evening, but not crowded or uncomfortable. We sat at the bar and enjoyed chatting to our friendly bartender. She recommended the Monk's Madness, an almost 10% Belgian IPA we found delicious (more so for a small local brewpub). Wish I would have got a growler!

Food-wise, we were not particularly hungry, but for some reason we were enticed by a clam chowder served in a bread bowl. Sounds ridiculously simply, but so disgustingly good we got two. Other than that, I'll admit, the menu is basic pub grub. Nothing fancy.

My wife was telling the friendly bartender how my father-in-law played football for the Detroit Lions back in the 50's and the bartender told my wife to go upstairs and look at a vintage photo of the Lions to see if her dad was on it (he wasn't, but it was fun looking for him)

We had a grand time here. Sure, the beer and the food might not be amazing (although Monk's Madness is a serious good beer!), but the whole package works so nicely, we will definitely go back next time we're in Detroit.

May 19, 2011
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SeaUrchin from Michigan

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

been going here after classes and before tigers games for almost 3 years now. the atmosphere is great around tigers games, without the tigers there is always a lively group there. the quality of the beer isnt amazing but consistent and very drinkable, nothing thats going to blow your mind but still good. the service is pretty good, and wait staff has been very nice. the selection of beers arent anything amazing but always a decent selection, well decent enough to make most people happy. the food on the other hand is delicious. the food is a bit pricey but the beer is reasonably priced, all in all my go to spot before i tigers game and will always hold a special place in my heart

May 05, 2011
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breweski15 from Michigan

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by Detroit Beer Co. when passing through with a friend recently.

Detroit Beer Co. has that nice brewpub feel in which everywhere you look there are tv's, town/city significant pictures on the wall and a overall warm feeling. There were quite a few patrons at the bar and throughout, giving a general feel that this brew pub was a popular for the lunch/dinner crowd and a place to go after a long day at work.

I just tried two of the beers they had, the Detroit Dwarf and their oatmeal/sweet stout. Both which were quite smooth and had an excellent taste to them. I can see why they won a few awards for both.

Our service was good also. The waiter was interested in serving us and quite knowledgeable of their beer, describing each one to a T.

The selection of the styles of beer were pretty generic, having your typical stout, ipa, pale ale, lager and I believe a porter. They had just one seasonal on tap, but will be getting additional ones soon.

The food was excellent. I ended up having the Dagwood which was at a perfect portion and a very reasonable price. The menu was just about the same as Rochester Mills and Royal Oak brewing, but as I stated in those posts, had a nice selection for everyone.

Overall a nice place to go and reasonable in prices, with Pints being 4.25 and the food priced accordingly. I will return to Detroit Brew Co again and recommend it to everyone when in the area, or watching a Tigers game at comerica as it's not to far away.

Sep 24, 2010
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warmstorage from California

4/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Nice sidewalk seating, a great happy hour, and the closest brewpub to downtown Detroit = a winning combination.

I went here in October 2008, and the inside is vastly more pleasant now that smoking is banned in all Michigan bars. Inside is a long bar and very high ceilings, and the sidewalk seating is pleasant.

The beer we tried was solid: a good stout, a good basic lager of some kind, an underwhelming altbier or something (Detroit Dwarf.)

Service was friendly and helpful, though he did get very busy as people packed in for happy hour.

The appetizers are all half price during happy hour, and beers were $3. Two of us walked out after nachos and two pints each for $20 before tip. I will definitely go back -- it's not amazing, but they are filling an important niche downtown.

I selected a single $ for value, though if it weren't happy hour, I'd probably have to select $$.

Jun 26, 2010
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BigBry from Canada (AB)

4/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Thi swas the first time I had the opportunity to stop for a beer after several trips to Detroit.
I like the atmosphere, typical look and feel of a brewpub. Housed in an older building, there is a large bar with some brewing equipment visible behind. Dark wood, exposed brick and a high, tiled ceiling. I beleive there were 8 house brands on tap when I visited, with a large range of styles. I only had time for one pint, so went for the Milkshake Stout which was good.
Service was good, but it was early afternoon, and only a few other people were in there. Did not have any food on this visit. Price for a beer was as expected. Overall a pretty decent place, I'm sure I will be back again.

Dec 02, 2009
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gordavidson from Maryland

3.43/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4

I visited this place with bmoney575 as we meandered our way back to our hotel after the Them Crooked Vultures show. The place is nicely lit with some of the brewing equipment visible from the basement. This place looked like it belonged in downtown Detroit. The beers were average (for the most part) and the selection wasn't bad- the IPA and red ale were pretty standard, but their Anniversary Ale (which was a 10% ABV Belgian Stout and was described to us as a Guinness) was very enjoyable and was a welcome treat. I was surprised, but not shocked when the bartender poured our second beers into the same glasses as the first without even a rinse. But whatever, it may be a one time thing and what is Detroit without a little badassery? I would definitely go again if I was in the area.

Oct 14, 2009
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BMoney575 from Texas

3.45/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5

Visited on 10-8-09

Stopped by while in Detroit to see "Them Crooked Vultures." On one of the nicer streets Downtown, in a great old building, the atmosphere was very enjoyable. The brewing equipment is visible behind and at the end of the bar, where it goes into the basement. The quality was good, the bar was clean and nicely lit, with all the shiny stainless steel. The selection was decent, maybe 6 different house beers on tap, including Detroit Dwarf, an Anniversary Ale, an IPA, a red, and a couple others. Considering the size, it was a pretty good selection. Everything was reasonably priced, in the $5 range for a pint. The service, however, was a low point. I asked the bartender how the Anniversary Ale was, and she said "I's like a porter, like a Guinness." Considering that it turned out to be a 10% Belgian stout that was very well-crafted, I'd say the description was poor. And then she proceeded to pour the next beer into our glasses, without even a rinse. Still, a nice place, and a must-stop if you're Downtown.

Oct 12, 2009
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akorsak from Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The final stop of the Tour of Michigan's lower peninsula. A late dinner on Monday night.

Atmosphere: The brewpub is pretty nice, a long bar and brewing equipment greet you with seating upstairs and in the back. We were seated in the back.

Quality: Good food, fast service and quality beers. I was content with the whole package.

Service: Our waitress was fast to refill beers and take our orders. Nice to be back in a full service joint.

Selection: 5 regular taps and two seasonals. I had the Belgian IPA (seasonal) and IPA (regular). I was pleased with both.

Food: My tacos were filling and ksak's flatbread was good to snack on. A nice little hole in the wall in Detroit.

Jul 21, 2009
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MasonBeerMan from Michigan

3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Detroit Beer Co. is a typical city bar/pub, it is narrow with seating in back an at bar. the have about 8 beers on tap. Part of the brewing equipment is visible by the bar. They have decent beers, nothing too special. Bartender seems to know the beers. Definitely a good place to go before a tigers game, micro beer and real close to the park. Been here a few times and the service was always good, even though it is real busy before games. Just wish they would have a couple extreme or standout beers to choose from.

Feb 24, 2009
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GJ40 from North Carolina

3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

I stopped by the Detroit Beer Co while in Detroit on business. It has the typical look and feel of a brewpub. It's in an old building with exposed brick and a high, tiled ceiling. The room is narrow but very deep and there seems to be a second floor in the back. The bar is fairly large and has fermenting tanks behind it.

The beer selection included a light, lager, red, IPA, porter, stout and a house special called the Dwarf. I enjoyed the IPA and the Dwarf. I tried the stout only to find that it's brewed with coffee (the name didn't give any indication and the bartender didn't mention it). I hate coffee but the bartender switched me over to an IPA.

The Detroit Beer Co is a decent place with pretty good beer. It's nicely located by the stadiums and Detroit People Mover.

Jan 13, 2009
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DrJay from Texas

3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Great location if you're downtown either for a baseball game or seeing a show. And only a couple minutes from the tunnel if you're coming from Windsor.

The bar and some of the brewing equipment was visible as you first walk in, with the bar extending down one side of the space and several tanks tucked in behind the bartenders. Just past the bar were stairs to the second floor (we didn't check this out) and beyond that was a small dining area with a bunch of tables. We weren't there for food, so we sat at the bar.

There were 7 or 8 beers on tap when we visited, including a rye beer, the Detroit Dwarf, an imperial stout, and their IPA. Beers were pretty good, solid but not exceptional. Growlers were available too.

Service was good, quick to ask you about another beer when your glass was close to empty, available for questions, yet unobtrusive. I wouldn't hesitate to stop in again on a future trip to Detroit.

Dec 29, 2008
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SaucyA from Michigan

3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

The Detroit Beer Co is my favorite of all the Beer Co's. I suppose I may be a LITTLE partial because it's where my girlfriend and I spent our first date, but beyond that, it's a wonderful spot.

The atmosphere is pretty cool, as with most every beer spot in the city. It's in an old building with updated interior architecture. The tanks are all visible, and the dark, cozy vibe really makes you wanna stay for at least a couple beers.

The quality is spot on. A few months back I had their DIPA which was great. Yesterday I enjoyed a couple pints of their Amarillo Pale Ale which was also tasty, and they had a strong Wit that was also good. Detroit Dwarf is obviously a great beer too, and it's nice to get it on tap.

Service is fine. After a Tiger's game, it's a little packed so getting a bartender's attention is usually the only hiccup. I have no complaints, tho.

The selection isn't the hugest but they cover all the bases. A good IPA, good seasonals, a good pale ale, and good sessionable lagers. Everything is good.

Haven't eaten here but Small Plates is next door.

As far as value is concerned, prices are on point, and nothing could be construed as overpriced.

All in all, a great place to stop and grab a pint of tasty brew. I would definitely make this a hangout if I lived downtown.... Also, the area it's in isn't rough at all, so you don't really need to worry about ducking shots :)

Jun 15, 2008
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berserker256 from Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This is part of the chain of three jonts. The Royal Oak Brewery (which I live near and go to often), Rochester Mills (been there once), and this place. I like the Detroit Beer Co. It's right near Comerica Park and it has a great old warehouse type of feel to it. It feels like some old brick building that has been standing stagnant in downtown Detroit for years has been revived and transformed into a wonderful place to guzzle delicious intoxicants. There's two stories of brick-walled nostalgia. There were about six different brews being created there at the time my wife and I went tonight. A porter, red, IPA, light, lager, and some crazy sweet high alcohol ale... Not quite a barely wine but similar.

The waitresses were great. Answered all questions, friendly, and good at getting beer and grub. There was a vast selection of food at good prices. And because it was my birthday month I got a free entree and a pint glass. Happy days.

The ONLY reason that I won't go here that often is that the Royal Oak Brewery is right down the street and this place is a downtown Detroit. Maybe I'll hit it before Tiger games.

Good place.

Feb 16, 2008
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woodychandler from Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Located right in the shadows of Ford Field and Comerica Park, it remains nearly inexplicable how I managed to initially overlook in February 2006, when I was in town for Super Bowl XL. When I eventually did find it, the place was jam-packed with patrons and I had to give it a pass until my summer excursion.

They had a removable fence out front that they use for patio seating during the summer months, but it was actually in use back in February, just for the sake of additional seating. The entry is through a short vestibule and up a slight ramp to the maitre d’ station. Facing aft, there were a couple of tables and chairs at the extreme front with the long, wood bar beginning just aft and to the right of the maitre d’ station. The brewhouse was also up front, just before the beginning of the bar, and was partly below street level. The brewhouse was fronted by glass as well as by a shallow bar that continued aft to become the main bar. Above the brewhouse was the grain hopper and mill, suspended from a steel I-beam contraption that struck me as unique.

Continuing aft, behind the bar, there was a cooler with six packs to go and another cooler underneath the first, filled with wine, Chimay, and Lindeman’s. Next to the coolers were the five (5) Serving Vessels. Along the left wall, still headed aft, were restaurant tables and chairs, opening onto a spacious restaurant area, most of the way aft. All of the way aft were the washrooms. Just beyond the bar was a metal staircase leading up to the second floor. Up there, the kitchen was all of the way aft; there was a bar in the center of the room; and a couple of big windows forward, overlooking the street.

A few words on service and food: I realized that I arrived right at the lunch crush, but once seated, it was as if I turned invisible. I had the massive chicken macaroni & cheese and a sampler, but when I finished the sampler, the server was nowhere to be found. I ended up ordering a pint from the bar and having them add it to the tab. At long last, the server reappeared and presented me with my check and I left.

Aug 24, 2006
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oberon from North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Within walking distance of Comerica we headed over in the 8th inning as the Tigers were getting knocked around by the Angels.There is seating outside but we elected to go inside where the bar was somewhat dead with a few friendly regulars asking about the game and a police officer who was as asking about the game,big tanks sit behind the bar with the offerings on small chalkboards,I believe there were five tap beers of their own ranging from a zwickel to a light brown ale.The bartender had no clue she was down talkin to others at the end of the bar and didnt pay much attention to us,the good thing was she didnt keep a tab.The dwarf the zwickel and the IPA named for a local union shop were pretty good and they made a beer just for Tiger baseball called baseball beer a light brown ale wich was kinda cool.The bar became pretty full after the game and we all talked about how great it was that the Tigers are finally having a good season after so long.Anyways the beer is pretty good service not so good but we only paid $5.00 for 5 beers cuzz are server was so bad.

May 09, 2006
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beerjournl from Florida

4.4/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

We came straight from the airport to Downtown Detroit looking for this place, and stubled upon it quite by accident. Glad we did. The beers were quite good and so was the food. The staff was friendly and prompt, but the place was quite empty as it was a Sunday afternoon with no games going on in the arenas and stadiums nearby. I can imagine this place gets some traffic during the weekend nights and during games.

We tried the stout and the IPA which were both very good, on the edge of exceptional. As we had three other pubs that we wanted to enjoy that afternoon, we only drank the two and moved on. In the same downtown area there is Motor City, Traffic Jam, Atwater Block, and Detroit Beer Co. Probably about 10 minutes apart at most, less if you know the area and aren't driving by GPS as I had to this first time.

Worth the visit, and mirrors the quality of the other pubs in the group (Detroit, Royal Oak, and Rochester Mills).

Apr 08, 2006
Detroit Beer Co. in Detroit, MI
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