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“Great beer”

Right Brain Brewery
Ranked #14 of 108 things to do in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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!
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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159 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great beer”
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

We had a tasting flight and the beer here is excellent. I couldn't even pick a favorite, because they were all so good. They offer a limited menu with sandwiches and snacks. We ordered chips and guacamole and that was tasty as well. The pub was spacious and was very comfortable on a Saturday afternoon. If you enjoy microbrews, try Right Brain Brewery.

Visited November 2013
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LEIF k, Manager at Right Brain Brewery, responded to this review, 2 December 2013
Hello,

We're just writing to thank you for taking the time to let people know about your positive experience at Right Brain Brewery. Word of mouth is one of the most powerful advertising tools, and for a growing brewery like us, every word counts!

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the beer and guacamole and look forward to your next visit to RBB, whenever that may be!

Beer no evil,

Leif Kolt
Events Coordinator @ RBB
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English first
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159 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Go here for the beer not the food”
Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

Went on a weekday afternoon during happy hour. The beer is top notch- lots of choices for every type of preference. Bartenders are good and helpful. Plenty of close parking.
New facility is spacious. Had a waffle sandwich- for $7 it was bland and small- we were unimpressed. Would recommend and return for a drink only.

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Midland
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141 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Brews”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

A nice selection of micro brews on tap. Small food selection because there is no kitchen. But you go here for the beer. Big open space bar and seating area. You can also get a hair cut on your way in or out. There is a beauty salon in the front suite.

Visited October 2013
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Thank DavidM678
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Oscoda, Michigan
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9 reviews
“left hungry, thirsty, and disappointed.”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

went at lunchtime, one other table of people in bar, three people behind bar, no one to wait on us. Yes we were standing at bar. Left Hungry, Thirsty, Disappointed. They may have the best beer in TC, but I'll never know.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Jimmyt427
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Michigan
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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“Still great beer, terrible experience”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Perhaps over time the staff and owners have grown tired of tourists, I can get that. But really, at least pretend to be a decent person. Rude service and outright being ignored was not on my agenda. I had been here previously and had a great experience so I'm not sure what happened in between. They still haven't really established any menu so eat before you decide to stop. Still love the beer but the atmosphere was almost hostile with the "you don't belong here you're not a regular" feel to it. Skip it, you can buy their beer at local stores and even downstate now without the attitude.

Visited August 2013
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