Coolest Places To Fill Your Growler (While Supporting Local Breweries)

. May 29, 2020.
Beer bottles and beer growlers

One of the things Michigan is most known for is our breweries. And nothing beats the delicious taste of a cool beer from one of our favorite breweries. With the addition of growlers, we can enjoy our favorite beers from our favorite local breweries from the comfort of our own home. We live in a fantastic area with plenty of breweries that are still open and doing growler fill-ups for our enjoyment. This way, we can stay home but still enjoy a delicious cold beer.

Please note that some of the restaurants are frequently changing hours because of the pandemic. Be sure to check out their website before visiting the store for precise hours and selection of craft brews. 

Here are a few places you can take that giant growler and get ready to stay home!

Do you have a favorite place that didn’t make it on our list? Let us know. Send an email with your tip to [email protected]

734 Brewing Company

734 Brewing has expanded its delivery locations to include Ypsilanti, Belleville, Canton, Wayne, Westland, Garden City, and Ann Arbor, ensuring everyone in the community can enjoy a beer!

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/734brewing

15 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti. 734-340-3468. 734brewing.com | Hours: 1-9 pm, daily.

Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery (aka Corner Brewery)

Corner Brewery offers some of the best beers, and there’s no reason to miss out on them during a warm day!

720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. 734-480-2739. arborbrewing.com | Hours: Noon-9pm, daily.

Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery

Miss amazing BBQ? Order from the Blue Tractor, where you can fill your growler and that burning desire for delicious BBQ.

Blue Tractor Brewery Beer growler

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/bluetractorbbq.

207 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor. 734-222-4095. bluetractor.net | Hours: 4-9 pm, daily.

Bløm Meadworks

Bløm Meadworks is doing their growler fill-ups a little differently than everyone else. Please call or visit their website for more details.

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/drinkblom.

100 S. Fourth St., Suite 110. Ann Arbor. 734-548-9729. drinkblom.com

Delivery Hours: 4-7 pm, Wednesday & Saturday. | Take-Out Hours: 4-7 pm, Wednesday & Saturday. 

Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse

Cultivate will bring you the two most important things in life: good coffee and delicious beer. What more could anyone need?

307 N. River St., Ypsilanti. 734-249-8993. cultivateypsi.com | Hours: 3-5 pm, Monday-Friday. 

Grizzly Peak Brewing

Make sure to grab one of their Short Rib Mac while you stop by Grizzly Peak Brewing to fill up your growler!

Grizzly Peak Brewing Company beer growler

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/grizzlypeakbrewingco

120 Washington St., Ann Arbor. 734-741-7325. grizzlypeak.net | Hours: 4-9 pm, daily.

Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery 

Although the Jolly Pumpkin isn’t exactly doing a growler fill up, they are doing a growler swap. Bring in your clean, empty growler for a new, full one!

311 Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-913-2730. jollypumpkin.com | Hours: 4-9pm, daily. 

Salt Spring Brewery

Maybe the Ann Arbor/Ypsi area is a little too far for you. Try hitting up Salt Spring Brewery for some delicious and unique brews!

Salt brewery growler with a plate of BBQ ribs, corn and baked potato.

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/saltspringsbrewery.

117 S. Ann Arbor St., Saline. 734-295-9191. saltspringbrewery.com | Hours: 11 am-8 pm, daily. 

Townies Brewery

Townies unite! Come enjoy an awesome draft from one of the best local breweries.

2350 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-355-2827. towniesbrewery.com | Hours: 3-7 pm, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 

Ypsi Alehouse

Don’t pass up trying this hidden gem! Ypsi Alehouse is two blocks away from the Bomber, and it’s definitely worth the visit.

Ypsi Alehouse growler and beer

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/YpsiAlehouse

124 Pearl St., Suite 100, Ypsilanti. 734-487-1555. ypsialehouse.com | Hours: 9 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Thursday and Noon-9 pm, Friday-Sunday. 

Unity Vibrations

Looking for something a little different? Kombucha Beer and Tea will give you a different type of beer.

93 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. 734-277-4063. unityvibrationkombucha.com

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-4 pm | Curbside Pick-up/Carry Out Hours: Monday-Friday: 9-4 pm and Friday-Saturday 4-7 pm.

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