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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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Decent microbrew

Right Brain is unabashedly creative. Fun, unique beers include strawberry pie infused, asparagus... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
Steve L
Aledo, Texas
via mobile
Great Microbrewery!

Right Brain is in what appears to be an old warehouse giving it that large open "industrial... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2015
Huntington, Indiana
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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!
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
+1 231-944-1239
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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Right Brain is unabashedly creative. Fun, unique beers include strawberry pie infused, asparagus beer, coffee/hefe. The beer itself is decent, but not spectacular. Food is offered, but relatively expensive. All in all, it's not a beer Mecca, but is a fun place to spend an...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Right Brain is in what appears to be an old warehouse giving it that large open "industrial" atmosphere. Their beers are awesome of course and they offer small pours (8 oz) which is great if you want to try several of their beers. The service...More

Thank DaveC2012
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This place was really cool with a great atmosphere. It was pretty big inside, big enough to play cornhole. Bartender was a cool guy, and very knowledgeable about beer. And, that is a good thing.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Stopped in on way out of TC and was very happy that I did. Great staff (who are owners/brewers) and have a $15 taster option, where you actually get to choose which 6 beers to taste. Can even order some of more limited ones, for...More

3  Thank EMT390
Reviewed 14 June 2015

My husband and I usually enjoy checking out various microbreweries when we visit new places. We were, however, underwhelmed by fun-sounding but mediocre beers and a long wait for a basic burger with a bag of chips. Does a guac burger on a waffle sound...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Delicious beer and very friendly staff. First time visiting Traverse City and they told us about the town and what places to see.

Thank Mgmjazz
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Visited while doing Paddle for Pints (highly recommended!). Cool warehouse type setting, very large drink menu and tasty snacks! Ordered a wine (can't remember the name, delicious though) and a side of guac and chips. Must visit stop in TC!

Thank KLFisher
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Another stop on our brew tour. Four people, and two samplers, so we were able to try many different options. Two of our favorites were highly flavored beer one called Firestarter that was smokey and meaty. The other tasted of Spicy Thai food and finished...More

1  Thank upnorth98
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

It was such a great environment, the beer was good and the service was great, they recommended some types of beer and we really enjoyed our time

1  Thank Julio T
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

After having done yet another magnificent wine tour, I decided to switch up my routine and hit a local brewery. I'd heard of Right Brain from a friend - great beer and food! - so off I went with my wife. Underwhelming is about the...More

1  Thank Freedomlore
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