Craft beer and wine culture has been brewing in Michigan over the last few decades and Flint & Genesee has plenty of places to enjoy adult beverages that are made locally.
Here are six breweries and wineries you can discover:
Fenton Winery & Brewery
Founded in 2007, the Fenton Winery & Brewery is an award-winning microbrewery and winery located in Fenton Township. The brewery features a 1.25-acre wine and beer garden and a full-service banquet hall. Their award-winning brews include Fenton Light American Blonde Ale, Staggering Bull Imperial Nut Brown Ale and Swingin’ Berries Double Cream Stout and Blackberry Merlot fusion. If you prefer wine to beer, their award-winning wines include Cocoa Chocolate Merlot, Opulence Ruby Fortified Port and Solo Blackberry Merlot.
Lynchpin Beer Company
An offshoot of The Laundry in Fenton, Lynchpin Beer Company uses local hops and malts to create exclusive craft brews for the popular restaurant. The beer is brewed in the building next door and is featured in the restaurant and seasonally in their Biergarten located in between both buildings. Their brews include Dropkick Irish Dry Stout, Sacred Executioner Belgian Tripel and Fellow Traveler NE IPA.
Redline Brewing Company
Redline Brewing Company in Burton has a wide selection of craft brews including Resident Hipster Saison and Thunderhead IPA. The brewery hosts live music and a happy hour throughout the week. Although they don’t have a kitchen, they do allow food deliveries and serve complimentary popcorn.
Redwood Brewing Company
For the last 20 years, Redwood Steakhouse and Brewery has been serving good food and great beer. Their hand-crafted beer selection includes an American I.P.A, a Kolsch Style Ale and an award-winning Cream Stout. They don’t just have great beer, their dinner menu includes woodfire pizza, fusion sushi and a mesquite grill.
Part of Spicer Orchards, Spicer’s Winery sells wines and hard ciders. They offer tasting options perfect for trying multiple wines and have specialty wines including Cherry and Blueberry for sale by the bottle. In the Carriage House Deli, they serve paninis and appetizers such as a meat and cheese sampler board. While you are there, you may want to check out their Farm Market or take a stroll through their orchard.
In the old fire station on Grand Traverse Street in Flint, you will find Tenacity Brewing. Live Music, Trivia and Comedy night are a few of the events that Tenacity hosts on a weekly basis. In their tasting room, the downtown brewery serves a large selection of craft brews and ciders. Vehicle City Tacos has a residency at Tenacity, serving tacos and nachos to bar guests.
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