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Right Brain Brewery

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Address: 225 East 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: +1 231-944-1239
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Description: Right Brain Brewery, aka RBB or "The Brain," is a microbrewery located in...
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!
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Good atmosphere

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Quito, Ecuador
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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

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Grand Rapids
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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 best I can say. I tried three different beers...nothing was fantastic. Decent, depends on what... More 

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Martin, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It's a cool place to go! Call ahead if you would like a tour, we did not know that you had to do that!!! So we didn't get one.... : ( The staff was very friendly! They also offered get suggestions according to your taste buds! I thought their prices were good too.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is probably the most well known of the Traverse City micro brews, and their Northern Hawk Owl is high on my list of amber ales. You're able to stroll in and try a flight or grab a few beers and enjoy them at the indoor tables. The beers are a little on the dark side, and to be honest... More 

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Manton, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited with friends (over 60) and their daughter, husband and almost 1 year old. Perfect place to try a flight of beers, have a light appetizer and relax. Right near Boardman Lake in TC. Enjoyed the flight hubby and I shared, tasty beers even for the not so much the expert on craft beers. We tend to try the lighter... More 

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Birch Run, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband is a beer nerd, while I like wine. I wasn't excited to go here, but he was. But I was surprised by how much I loved this place. I had meade, which was delicious. Of course my husband loved his beer. I also had a sandwich on waffles. Sounds strange, but it was surprisingly a great combination. As... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Joe the bar tender rocks! Beer was okay and was not as good as in past visits though the Loco IPA was good. The broken nose stunk and the concrete dinosaur (there best beer) was out. Disappointed that we paid cover to listen to a horrible singer on Friday, October 10th. Went back on Sunday and had better beer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

On our Brewery tour stopping at Right Brain was a must! Inside of the building was awesome and very spacious. Large beer selection, 6 beer flight, in 6 oz glasses!! Sat and talked to Chef Mike for over an hour about their beers and Michigan beers in general. Loved this place and I cannot wait to go back!

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Batesville, Arkansas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A bit out of the way location, but huge building. Food looked good- they make sandwiches with waffles for the bread, but we were planning on dinner somewhere else. Husband and I split a beer flight. The oddest beer we tried was a Thai Peanut, which tasted just like pad thai, but was quite spicy for a beer. Great flavor... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Absolutely love & miss this place! So fun & creative, interesting brews. Chubby Squirrel, Northern Hawk Owl are great Autumn/winter brews, try Blue Lavender or Cool Hand Cuke for a spring/summer beer. Always changing....love the Strawberry Fields & cannot wait to try Thai peanut next visit. Funky place, great live music & waffle sandwiches. Highly recommend flight. My daughter lives... More 

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