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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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We love this brewery! The beer is always interesting and we appreciate the risks that the owner... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
carad23
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Lansing, Michigan
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Not Just a Brewery: This is an Experience!

I stumbled across this brewery because it was a stop on a kayak tour. They have an incredible food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristen K
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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!
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“great beer” (29 reviews)
“waffles” (15 reviews)
“thai peanut” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION
225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
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+1 231-944-1239
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"great beer"
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"waffles"
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"thai peanut"
in 12 reviews
"guac"
in 9 reviews
"different beers"
in 10 reviews
"cake walk"
in 5 reviews
"blue magic"
in 5 reviews
"pale ale"
in 4 reviews
"board games to play"
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"huge warehouse"
in 2 reviews
"beer enthusiast"
in 2 reviews
"pinball machines"
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"great flight"
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"beer selection"
in 5 reviews
"on tap"
in 7 reviews
"an art gallery"
in 2 reviews
"visit tc"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love this brewery! The beer is always interesting and we appreciate the risks that the owner takes on infusing flavors like ginger, pecan pie, cherry pie, mint...and barrel aging batches in Cabernet Franc barrels...genius! We always make it a point to stop when we...More

Thank carad23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled across this brewery because it was a stop on a kayak tour. They have an incredible food truck company right outside their brewery, and the inside can hold a lot of people. You're immediately charmed by the old arcade games and plethora of...More

Thank Kristen K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an odd brewery that seems like they are trying too hard. Beers like Thai peanut, luminous lemon, Candy Cane Jane( tasted like mouthwash), Blue Magic (has lavender in it). The beer menu was confusing as there were so many choices with odd flavors....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beer was cold and served promptly. The prices were average. The atmosphere was fairly industrial as the bar sits in an open room with other vendors etc. Experience was fine.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Went on the tour with Alex who is super knowledgeable and as cool as the old jazz he spins. Beers are amazing - our favorites were. Thai Peanut was my favorite followed by The Who Gose There. The Dead Kettle was amazing and my husband...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

So many choices of craft beer. If you can’t come together with at least one, your just not trying hard enough! Better drink another! LOL

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

They had a large variety of speciality beers on tap. Some were very interesting, like the Thai peanut....it really taste like that. Some of beer was fine to taste, but I would not a whole glass of it. They did have large size glasses for...More

Thank DGoat
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A really cool new age brewery in traverse city.. really enjoyed the large atmosphere.. a lot of choices of beer.. pecan was my favorite

Thank Laquida
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I've heard of Right Brain before, but decided it was worth a stop when we made our way up to Traverse City for the weekend. Bought a few of their beers before heading up north and discovered their CEO Stout, which may be my go-to...More

Thank David V
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

One of the best brew scenes in Traverse City. The atmosphere is laid back and hip, and brew wise they are sure to have something to satisfy your taste buds. Variety of IPA's are excellent.

Thank V2841IZjustinc
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