3 Michigan Breweries Nominated for Best Brewpub – Including One in Grand Rapids
It's no secret that Michigan has awesome craft breweries; now three are in the running for Best Brewpub in America!
City Built Brewing in Grand Rapids, Homes Brewing in Ann Arbor, and Salt Springs Brewery in Saline have been nominated in a new USA Today 10 Best Readers Poll:
What's better than a craft brewery? A craft brewery with an on-premises bar where you can sit back, relax and enjoy a cold one. These 20 brewpubs, nominated as the best in the U.S. by a panel of beer experts, serve their own house beers, often alongside guest taps and a menu of tasty food options.
Now it's up to us to vote!
Here's USA Today's praise for each Mitten State brewery. You can cast your vote for each by clicking on the brewery's name.
The people behind City Built Brewing believe that beer can bring people together. Especially when the beer list has something for everyone – everything from Mexican lagers and Czech pilsners to sours and pastry stouts. The food menu features Puerto Rican flavors with options like tostones, chicken chili, tacos and yuca fries.
HOMES Brewery opened for business in spring of 2017 with a focus on balanced hoppy beers and a variety of sours. Beer lovers can sample HOMES beers in the Ann Arbor brewpub or in limited release cans. Hungry beer lovers will find a menu of Korean and Thai-infused pub grub, like bulgogi fries, Korean barbecue wings and green coconut curry burritos.
Salt Springs occupies a 122-year-old former church near a natural salt springs that has been sustaining communities for centuries. Diners will find a menu of ales, wine and cider, with beers made from locally malted grains and Michigan hops. The food menu focuses on seasonal, local ingredients.
The only state with more brewpubs than Michigan up for the honor is Georgia, with a whopping five breweries in the running.
You can vote once per day for your favorite until polls close on Tuesday, March 16 at noon ET. The winners will be announced on Friday, March 26.