Located in Detroit’s historic Rivertown District, and housed in a 1919 factory warehouse, Atwater Block Brewery was founded in 1997 with the purpose of carrying on the rich history of breweries in Detroit. Their brewing process, however, is more than 200 years old. The imported Kasper Schultz brewhouse allows them to brew brands in the true heritage style of traditional German lagers. And when they say, “imported brewhouse,” they mean it! All of their main brewing equipment was brought in from Germany, where precision and passion for beer has its roots. In fact, when they need service on their equipment, they call in the Germans!

They use only the finest malt and hops from Germany to brew their lagers. Their specialty ales, on the other hand, are brewed only with the finest American hops. All of this makes Atwater Block beers distinctly fresh and flavorful. Which is exactly why their motto is, “We drink all we can and sell the rest!” Our beer of the month club proudly introduces you to their brews.

Atwater Block Brewery has secured its place in Detroit’s rich beer-making history and is expanding to satisfy the downtown bar circuit with its recent move and planned expansion. It is one of Detroit’s preeminent names in local beer-making.

Atwater Michigan Lager is a Munich-style Pilsner, made using traditional German methods to create a truly satisfying brew. The result is a rich, golden beer that is clean and tasty.

Made with fine roasted coffee beans and vanilla extract, Atwater Vanilla Java Porter is one of the most admired beers Atwater offers. Unique and flavorful with a chocolate malt finish, this beer is a perfect balance of complimentary ingredients.

Featured Beer from Atwater Block Brewery: Michigan Lager and Vanilla Java Porter

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