Dragonmead Microbrewery

Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

5919 Chicago Rd. in Warren.

Status: Open

Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. to midnight; Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Great Baraboo Brewing Company

Woodward Avenue Brewers

22626 Woodward Ave. in Ferndale.

Status: Open

Greg Burke is now the brewer.

Lily's Seafood Grill and Brewery

Bastone Brew Pub

419 S. Main St. in Royal Oak.

Status: Open

Bastone is now owned and managed by the Blue Tractor Cook Shop. Jon Carlson is still the principal. The brewer is Rockne van Meter. The emphasis is still Belgian-style beer. And yes, it's name has been changed slightly.

Royal Oak Brewery

Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant

27522 Northwestern Highway in Southfield.

Status: Open

Award winning brewer Todd Parker is now the head brewer. Todd was previously the head brewer at the Royal Oak Brewery. The beer line up remains the same but Todd has expanded the seasonal and one-time batches with interesting twists.


Status: Closed in the summer of 2006.

Big Rock Chop House

245 S. Eton St. in Birmingham.

Status: Open

Brewer Dan Rogers has been bottling some of his high gravity brews. They are available at the restaurant for carry out.

King Brewing Company

895 Cesar Chavez Ave. (also known as Oakland Ave.) in Pontiac.

Status: Closed.

King Brewing announced on July 14, 2009 that they would close on July 29.

Bo's Brewery and Bistro

Status: Bo's stopped brewing in 2007, but the restaurant remains open.

Thunder Bay Brewing Company

Status: Closed in the summer of 2006.

Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse #3

Status: Closed in December 2006.

Rochester Mills Beer Company

400 Water St. in Rochester.

Status: Open

During the winter of 2008 RMBC acquired a canner from Cask Brewing Systems in Calgary. Lazy Days Lager and Pleszures Pale Ale are available to carry out in six packs.

CJ's Brewing Company

8115 Richardson Rd. in Commerce Township.

Status: Open

CJ's recently began offering franchises. In December 2008 a location opened at Compuware Arena (Beck Rd. and M-14) in Plymouth. The menu is the same, but they don't brew there. It's CJ's label on contract.

Bonfire Bistro and Brewery

Status: Closed 2007.

Black Lotus Brewing Company

1 East 14 Mile Road in Clawson. 248.577.1878.

Status: Open

BLB opened in the fall of 2006. This is a microbrewery with a 7 bbl Pub Brewing Systems brewhouse. There's parking behind the building.
Open daily.

Sherwood Brewing Company

45689 Hayes Road, Shelby Township. 586.532.9669.

Status: Open

This microbrewery opened in the of fall 2006. It has a 7 bbl Pub Brewing Systems brewhouse and serves a full food menu. Open daily.

Liberty Street Brewing Co.

149 W. Liberty St. in Plymouth. 734.207.9600.

Status: Open

LSB is a microbrewery that opened in December 2008 in the Old Town section of Plymouth. Brewer and principal Joe Walters
has an eight hectoliter Specific Mechanical system purchased from a Calgary-based brewery. The building has been beautifully restored and includes an upstairs area with its own taps and a 70 seat capacity that is available for rental. Mug club memberships are available. There are six beers on tap plus a house root beer. The kitchen is small, so the menu is limited, but you can order in from other local establishments.