Michigan is world-renowned for its manufacturing roots. It’s not just cars we’re making here. The craft brew industry is booming in Michigan.
Here in Macomb County, we have many brewing destinations for you to try. Whether your preference is light and sweet or full-bodied and robust, the experts have something for everyone.
An overview of updates as of Sept. 2020 can be found below. Please note changes may occur that impact days and hours of operation. It is suggested you call the location you are interested in visiting for the most up-to-date information. To ensure the safety of yourself and others, be sure to wear a mask, practice social distancing and stay home if you are not feeling well.
And of course, always enjoy responsibly!
25113 Jefferson Ave., | St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
At Baffin, there’s something to make everyone happy! The founders Joe Dowd and Joe Vandermarliere have created clever and original names for their craft beers, generally trying to name the brews around pop culture. They are also focused on sustainability and they do their best to purchase as much of the brewery’s ingredients as possible from local farmers.
2020 update: Open Sunday – Thursday noon – midnight as well as Fridays and Saturdays from noon – 1 a.m. Various food trucks onsite Thursdays-Saturdays, weather permitting. Curbside pickup available by ordering online here. Additional information available on the Baffin Facebook page here.
52033 Van Dyke Ave. | Shelby Township, MI 48316
Brooks Brewing crafted their first batch in 2011 and set out to raise the standard for delicious beer. Focusing on hitting classic styles perfectly but also transforming the landscape of beer flavor. The beauty of beer lies within its variety of flavors. Try their great offerings and it will redefine your personal beer experience!
2020 update: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open Wednesdays and Thursdays 4 – 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 4 p.m. – midnight and Sundays noon – 8 p.m. Additional information available on the Brooks Brewing Facebook page.
57695 Van Dyke Ave. | Washington, MI 48094
At Brown Iron Brewhouse you will find beers and ciders from coast to coast on its more than 60 taps and beer engines. Brown Iron Brewhouse also features wines and craft spirits used in creative ways or just to sip. Friends come to meet and relax in the casual atmosphere in either the expansive main dining hall or in the large outdoor beer garden and outdoor bar.
2020 update: Closed Mondays. Open Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays noon – 9:15 p.m. (last seating at 8 p.m.) as well as Fridays and Saturdays noon – 10:15 p.m. (last seating at 9 p.m.). Reservations required due to capacity restrictions. Full details on available food and beverages can be found on the Brown Iron Brewhouse website.
16776 21 Mile Road | Macomb, MI 48044
After many years of being the maker of at-home beer and wine making kits and supplies, Cap N Cork is now also making some special mixes of their own in their brewery space.
2020 update: Brewery space currently closed. Curbside pickup available. Closed Sundays. Open Mondays – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular updates are available on the Cap N Cork Facebook page.
23401 Greater Mack Ave. | St. Clair Shores 48080
For Copper Hop, beer is the big focus. The microbrewery has capabilities to offer 14 total taps and features a mix of pale ale, IPA, German-style Hefeweizen and cream ale. Grab a glass and feel right at home surrounded by the warm and inviting aesthetic full of reclaimed barn wood and copper accents.
2020 update: Closed Mondays. Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2 – 10 p.m.; Thursdays 2 p.m. – midnight; Fridays and Saturdays noon – midnight; and Sundays noon – 9 p.m. The brewery does not have a kitchen but food can be purchased from on-site food trucks that rotate regularly. Regular updates are available on the Copper Hop Facebook page here.
14600 E 11 Mile Road | Warren, MI 48089
24409 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
What started as a hobby among a close group of friends working at auto manufacturers became a regional favorite in high demand. Dragonmead has over 47 beers on tap. The wide variety of carefully crafted beers contain over 77 different types of grains from seven different countries. Here you’ll be sipping on beer in an English style pub with artwork and accents that revolve around a medieval theme. In late 2019, Dragonmead opened a second location as part of burgeoning St. Clair Shores brewery scene. The taproom has beverages and food of all kinds for patrons to enjoy.
2020 update: The Dragonmead location is closed Sundays and Mondays. Open Tuesdays – Thursdays 3 – 10 p.m. as well as Fridays and Saturdays 1 – 11 p.m. Dragon’s Landing is closed Mondays. It is open Tuesdays – Thursdays 3 – 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 1 – 11 p.m.; and Sundays 1 – 10 p.m. Please note closing times are subject to change. For regular updates, check out the Dragonmead and Dragon’s Landing Facebook pages.
35905 Utica Road | Clinton Township, MI 48035
Signature brews, a mug club, big screens and delicious food make Great Baraboo a must try destination in Utica.
2020 update: Open Sundays – Mondays 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Daily drink and food specials are available. For current offerings and future updates, visit the Great Baraboo Facebook page.
21721 Harper Ave. | St Clair Shores, MI 48080
Jamex is the brainchild of husband-and-wife team, Jeff and Kat Kaye. It offers good people with good beer by focusing on high-quality ingredients, small batches and eight taps of ever-evolving offerings.
2020 update: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open Wedesdays – Sundays 2 – 10 p.m. During normal business hours, cans, bottles, howlers and growlers are available for curbside pickup or delivery (within a close radius) by calling the brewery. For regular updates, visit the Jamex Facebook page.
Kuhnhenn Warren Taproom
5919 Chicago Road | Warren, MI 48092
Kuhnhenn Clinton Township Taproom
36000 Groesbeck Hwy. | Clinton Township, MI 48035
Kuhnhenn was born out of a family business in Warren that adapted amidst challenges from being a local hardware store into an eight-barrel microbrewery and brew-on-premise shop. As the Kuhnhenn brand continued to gain popularity, the enthusiasm for a second location grew and evolved into the opening of another brewery in Clinton Township. Be sure to check out your nearest one for some delicious brews.
2020 update: Warren location is open Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – midnight; Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; and Sundays noon – 10 p.m. Clinton Township is closed on Mondays. It is open Tuesdays – Thursdays 3 – 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays noon – midnight; and Sundays 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Additional updates are available on the Warren and Clinton Township Facebook pages.
45689 Hayes Road | Shelby Township, MI 48315
Since opening its doors on August 31, 2006 in the Hayes Center Shoppes plaza in Shelby Township, Sherwood Brewing Company has been honored as the recipient of WDIV's "4 the Best" award for Best Brewpub for six consecutive years (2007 - 2012) as voted by the public. They serve only the finest hand-crafted beer, wine, and sodas, as well as a variety of delicious food all made in there on-site.
2020 update: Dine-in and carry out available for a wide variety of Sherwood’s food and beverage offerings. Closed Mondays. Open Tuesdays – Thursdays 3 – 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 3 – 10 p.m.; and Sundays noon – 8 p.m. Daily specials offered. Additional updates are available on the Sherwood Brewing Company Facebook page.
69209 N Forest Ave. | Richmond, MI 48062
Nestled amidst northern Macomb County is a newcomer on the microbrew scene - Starr Craft. The family owned and operated brewery offers a variety of pints for patrons to enjoy.
2020 update: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open Wednesdays and Thursdays 6 – 11 p.m.; Fridays 5 p.m. – midnight; Saturdays 2 p.m. – midnight; and Sundays 2 – 8 p.m. For additional updates, check out the Starr Craft Brewery Facebook page.