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Right Brain Brewery

225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
+1 231-944-1239
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Excellent guacamole and the beer's great too

Right Brain is not just a brewpub, but an experience - terrific art is on display, it has a... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Rick B
Traverse City, Michigan
via mobile

Went here over collaboration weekend and had some amazing beers. Thai Peanut is my new favorite and... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
James R M
Suttons Bay, Michigan
via mobile
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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!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (25 reviews)
“waffles” (15 reviews)
“thai peanut” (9 reviews)
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225 E 16th St, Suite E, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
+1 231-944-1239
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Right Brain is not just a brewpub, but an experience - terrific art is on display, it has a whimsical vibe, the guacamole dip is the best I've ever had, and beer is scrumptious. Only downside is I would prefer more pilsner, fruit, and lager...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Went here over collaboration weekend and had some amazing beers. Thai Peanut is my new favorite and I bought a bottle of Firestarter Chipolte Porter that was equally amazing. Heading there tomorrow to grab a growler of Thai Peanut. Jim and Linda Munro Korner Kottage...More

1  Thank James R M
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere with interesting furniture, artwork, and games. Fantastic beers! Some or the selection such as Thai Peanut were quite interesting. And the waffle sandwiches were different and tasty!

Thank froggy2525
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Great!! They have games to play which makes hanging out and drinking more sound even better. The boyfriend and I played darts and cards and couldn't have had a more positive experience. Beer was great! naughty Girl Scout and northern hawk owl were awesome, so...More

Thank Shelbie L
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Had a couple flights that were delish however ordered some hummus apps.. Never again! They came in premade containeers with tape on them made Six days ago! Old and hard!! yUck!

1  Thank Jb O
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I went here with the wife after dinner one night to check the place out and have some beers. At first when you walk in you kind of get this feeling like your in college or something. We didn't eat anything here since we had...More

Thank Wally1218
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The atmosphere was trendy, but I can suffer that. The food was pretty darn good overall. The burger was really alright served on a waffle. Again, trendy, but really very good. However the guac was TREMENDOUS. I know that this is subjective, but it was...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 19 October 2015

While the beer was interesting and very good I had the feeling I was hanging out at a frat house during rush week. Since the beer is the main attraction one will just have to appreciate the very casual, almost thrown together atmosphere of the...More

2  Thank Alabamatransplant
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I was surprised at the location of this place. Once you walk in you realize how big it is. I saw a hair dresser business once walking in and then the brewery right by it. The beers were all amazing. I especially liked the concrete...More

Thank Dave H
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Love RBB beers. Loved the experience at the old building. Now they have weird decor, bordering on creepy and dirty. Food was terrible. Burger came with cheese only and was cooked until it looked like a charcoal briquet. The wait staff said "we it is...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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