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Right Brain Brewery

225 East 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684
231-944-1239
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Ranked #9 of 57 Activities in Traverse City
Type: Breweries
Owner description: Right Brain Brewery, aka RBB or "The Brain," is a Traverse City microbrewery located in the hip Warehouse District. The brewery is non-smoking,... more » Owner description: Right Brain Brewery, aka RBB or "The Brain," is a Traverse City microbrewery located in the hip Warehouse District. The brewery is non-smoking, TV-less (to encourage conversation), and features a rotating beer menu (100 recipes and counting!). Good beer, good friends, and friendly service. The recipe for a perfect night out. « less
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Visited here based on rave reviews we'd heard from many friends, and it didn't disappoint. Loved the Cherry Pie beer! They also had a Thai Peanut ale that I found surprisingly delicious. We tried a flight, and really didn't think any were too bad. Northern Hawk Owl was probably our favorite of the "standard" beers--and I think we loved all... More

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Hudsonville, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Despite their funky brews, this is the best brewery in TC hands down. On a recent trip I was blown away by the Thai Peanut Ale. I normally hate Brown Ales but this was fantastic. We always hit RBB when we are in Traverse and this trend will continue.

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Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Hubby and I searched out this brewpub and weren't sorry. Relaxed surroundings an a nice sampling of their beers for $15.00. The waffle ham and Gouda sandwich was really good. Just wish it was bigger for $7.00 each. Maybe an expanded menu would bring in more people too. We will return when in the area.

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Portsmouth
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Right Brain is one of the best brewery's I have visited. It has an excellent atmosphere with lots of cool artwork throughout the brewery. The brew is top notch, especially if you like IPA's

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Fenton, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had lunch and did a flight at RBB. The waffle sandwiches were delicious and the flight was tasty. We loved the Schrute farms saison.

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Highland, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I stopped by the Right Brain Brewery after dinner one night. First of all, it's totally tucked away. We didn't think we were in the right spot until we actually parked, entered the building and walked through the door at the end of the hallway. But I suppose that's part of its charm. Very cool art on... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We stopped and had beers and lunch. The atmosphere is a lot of fun and you can tell that all the staff really enjoy their jobs. Beers were great and the food was a nice change from the typical brewpub foods. Highly recommended.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Very relaxing, fun place to spend some time. Pass the time playing darts or shuffleboard. Or just enjoy spending some times with friends, enjoying good beer. Will definitely be back!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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32 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We sampled all if their beers. Really liked most of them. Had the waffle sandwiches. Decor is incredible. Service was very friendly and helpful. Recommended!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This place is amazing!! My fiancé and I went in at open on a Saturday desperately looking for a place to rent in Traverse City and good beer. Not only did the guys there get us some fantastic beer, they also hooked us up with some contacts on places to rent and told us a bit about the housing in... More

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