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Right Brain Brewery

225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
+1 231-944-1239
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Big flights

I enjoyed our trip to right brain, we visited on a weekday after lunch and it was not busy. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The_GR_Blade
,
Grandville, Michigan
via mobile
Cool atmosphere, bad beer

Liked the industrial brewery feel, but didn't love the beers at all. We got a flight, which also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kaitlyn C
,
Joliet, Illinois
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Right Brain Brewery, aka RBB or "The Brain," is a microbrewery located in the up and coming SoFo District of Traverse City Michigan. Award-winning culinary inspired beers brewed with a brain, and without extracts. Beer No Evil!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (26 reviews)
“waffles” (15 reviews)
“guac” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
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225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
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+1 231-944-1239
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed our trip to right brain, we visited on a weekday after lunch and it was not busy. You order from the bar and my wife and I split a flight of six 6oz pours, a cider and an order of dirty fries. My...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked the industrial brewery feel, but didn't love the beers at all. We got a flight, which also wasn't cheap, and they were all very hoppy.

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wide variety of beer available in this bustling brewery, food available too to make it a well rounded visit. My favorite is Blue Magic, definitely unique, easy drinking summer beer. Hubby loves the IPA, Willpower. Worth a visit!

Thank Corks-Forks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW! I have had their dead kettle, so I wanted to visit the place... $187.00 later, I would say we had a great time! Great beer, try the Looping Owl and the deader kettle, and the burgers were very good.

Thank Tom U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the beer here and the eclectic decor. However, the temperature inside was a bit warm and uncomfortable. The outside area was charming.

Thank heather_lynn_moore
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The afternoon ambience was not there. Place seemed "stuffy". Had ceiling fans but a few floor fans would have helped.

Thank anonymous838
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Was really looking forward to this stop but was not impressed. Line was super long to order food and beer at the bar. Burgers were decent at best. The beer was good but they don't have growlers. Seating was TERRIBLE! Many people standing around waiting...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

First of all this place is a bit out of the way, so if you are walking from Front St be prepared. Second, the beers we tried were just average. I live in an area where craft brewers have really upped their game, so it's...More

Thank Tim_from_MN
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a leisurely happy hour trying put beers and sharing some snacks. The atmosphere at Right Brain is friendly, energetic and welcoming. Delicious blue cheese burger and great beers. Try a flight so you can sample a few!

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us and turned out to be a big disappointment. The beer was not very good and we tried 6 different kinds. It was all counter service but staff person who we dealt with most was rather rude. We had planned...More

Thank Carrie R
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