Episode 19 - Part 1
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If you’re looking for an authentic Detroit brewery, look no further than Atwater Brewery near the Detroit riverfront. A German-style lager house in the heart of The D, Atwater Brewery serves classic beers like the Dirty Blonde and unique brews that have taken on a cult following, like the Vanilla Java Porter. The brewery also has a Grosse Pointe Park and a Grand Rapids location.

Atwater Brewery has a rooftop patio for the summer months in downtown Detroit. Their location in Grosse Pointe, Atwater in the Park, has a spacious outdoor biergarten which is perfect for after work happy hours. As for the Atwater Brewery menu, they make classic, affordable food for the blue collar worker and fun twists on food that you traditionally eat with beer (like pretzels). You can find sandwiches, pizzas, salads, hot dogs and more at Atwater.

Brewery Eats

Bavarian Soft Pretzels
With Dirty Blonde mustard and beer cheese dip

Michigan Salad
Goat cheese, red onion, candied pecan, tart apple and poppy seed dressing

Atwater Beer Brat
Beer cheese, bacon, beer braised onion and jalapeno on a pretzel roll

Margarita Pizza
Tomato, basil, fresh mozzarella, EVOO and five cheese blend

The Brews


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    Atwater Brewery
    237 Joseph Campau St., Detroit, MI 48207
    313-877-9205
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    Atwater in the Park
    Atwater in the Park, Lakepointe Street, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, USA
    313-344-5104