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For the craft.

For Ann Arbor.

About Us

We’re meddlers and experimenters, beer geeks and craft cocktail purveyors, friendly faces with discerning palettes. We’ve been thrilled for some time to offer a great selection of craft beer from all over. But we have a larger mission these days: to be much more than just a cozy taproom to imbibe at. We’ve truly become obsessed with fostering an approachable environment that celebrates progressive ideas, friendship, and of course, tasty drinks of ALL kinds. Cheers.

We’re open on Sunday, from 12 pm to 11 pm, Monday through Thursday, from 3 pm to midnight, and Friday and Saturday, from 11 am to 2 am. 

In case you hadn’t heard, we raised over $12,000 for Chad Tough in February, thanks to all the wonderful folks who participated and donated! But we have some great events coming up this month, from our Green and Gold St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Founders, to our weekly Free Pizza Mondays. Click here to read more. 

"Unforgettable Experience"

Stopped at Beer Grotto while I was in town travelling, it was an unforgettable experience that I still tell my friends about.

"They Always Have New Beers"

Love how they always have new beers on. Rarely do I visit and they have the same beer on tap as my last visit. I have found many new favorites due to their staff helping me decide on something different.

"If you like beer, then this place is for you"

If you like beer, then this is place for you in Ann Arbor. Great selection of Craft Beer, and a constantly changing selection of drafts. Staff were friendly, knowledgable, and went out of their way to describe the beers. Prices were very reasonable. Great outdoor area to sit and watch the world go buy.

"Feels like home here"

Good vibes all around. Went here for a beer waiting for an appointment in aa. Came back after for 3 more. Feels like home. Great people work here. Nice work beer grotto! Check this place out. Great outdoor seating too!


For $125, you can join our Drinking Club and receive the following:

-20% off all day, every day

-BG t-shirt

-2 BG nucleated glasses

-BG insulated crowler bag

-A free crowler fill (up to $15)

-Crowler coozie

-Free popcorn

-BG Loyalty Rewards Program—accumulate points on all purchases, and earn rewards!

Current members can log in here

"Beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to be happy"

Benjamin Franklin


Happy Hour –

Monday – Thursday, 3-6pm; Friday, 11am-6pm


20% off wine, draft beer, cocktails, & spirits

Free Pizza Monday –

Every Monday, starting at 7:30pm

Domino’s Deep-Dish Pizza, veggie, cheese, and pepperoni


Fine spirits & craft cocktails on-tap—including the following:

Gin & Tonic

Ann Arbor Distilling Winter Gin
Tonic syrup from the Formulary

Flavor Notes: Coriander, cardamom, rosemary, and cinchona bark

The Winter Gin brings notes of fresh pine and candied orange, blending well with the botanicals from the house-made tonic.

Moscow Mule


Ann Arbor Distilling Wheat Vodka
Fresh ginger beer from the Formulary
Sour lime

Flavor Notes:  Spicy ginger, citrus, hint of vanilla

The silky smooth Arbor Wheat Vodka tempers the biting spice of fresh ginger.

Old Fashioned

Maker’s Mark Bourbon
Orange zest tincture
Honey syrup from the Formulary
Angostura bitters

Flavor Notes: subtle orange, sweetness, caramel notes

A classic cocktail; an initial whiskey bite mellows into a slightly sweet, spirit-forward drink.

Contact The Beer Grotto

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303 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104