Ypsilanti's craft beer scene is incomparable, filled with local flavor within a range of options. Ypsilanti has a wealth of area spots that brew their own beer in every style – we even have a kombucha brewery of our very own! Read on and find your new Ypsi spot: 

Ypsi Alehouse

Ypsi Alehouse beer glassLocated in the Centennial Center Building, formerly the historic Huron Hotel, Ypsi Alehouse is the dream of local craft and microbrewing pioneer Ted Badgerow. Enjoy a Tridge, the Alehouse’s New England IPA, and munch on a burger as you listen to blues, jazz, rock, bluegrass, folk, and more – there are live, local musicians playing at the Ypsi Alehouse nearly every night to keep your wintertime spirits high.  

Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery

Arbor Brewing CompanySelect your bulkiest sweater and sip an imperial stout by the fireplace at the Ypsilanti stronghold, Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery, commonly known as Corner Brewery. Their expanded selection of on-site brews, full menu, small batch beers, and enviable selection of board games make Corner the perfect cozy place to be when you want to enjoy a winter’s day. Get your hygge on.  

Maniacal Mead Co. 

maniacal meadManiacal Mead prides itself on drink innovation as the Ypsi brewery began with the premise to change the world’s palate by showing “the real potential of the drink of the gods.” This brewery is more than your standard pub, as visitors can enjoy the meadery's custom-built tasting room with a menu of nearly 20 drinks to choose from. Select more than a dozen innovative bottled meads, such as their apple pie-inspired mead called “Serpent’s Deed” or their smoothie-inspired draft, “Immoral Unethical.”

734 Brewing Company

734 brewing company insideFor an unpretentious hang, have a seat at 734 Brewing Company. Grab dinner from the Tacos el Mariachi Loco food truck out front, and head inside to enjoy your meal with an Ypsi-brewed IPA or try the Oatmeal Stout. The brewery also brews housemade root beer and Apple Wine. At 734, you’ll get that true #ypsireal feel. 

Unity Vibration Kombucha

unity vibration cansThe Triple Goddess Tasting Room at Unity Vibration Kombucha is the place for peaceful and positive drinking vibes this season. Unity Vibration brews both Kombucha Beer – try the Tart Raspberry or Bourbon Peach – and lightly alcoholic fruity Kombucha Tea, as well and Kold Brewcha Kombucha. Their products are certified vegan, and each batch is full of living, healthy bacteria to keep you in tip-top shape through the winter. 


This is just a handful of unique Ypsilanti locations to visit this winter! Browse our bars & breweries page for more information. 


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