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Alehouse Takes 2 Gold and 2 Bronze at Beer Expo

This week the Ypsi Alehouse won two Gold and two Bronze medals for its beer at the World Expo of Beer in Frankenmuth, Michigan.

The Pottawatomie Trail Ale, our Pale Ale, and Javine, our Baltic porter, won Gold medals. The Centerfield Sensation, our Belgian Farmhouse Saison and MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling, our Scottish Export Ale, won Bronze. We are excited by recognition!! We will be at the World Expo of Beer festival on May 17 and 18 so stop by in you are in the neighborhood. read more...

1954 Kaiser Darrin

Beers Now on Tap

12 Great Brews ready to wet your waiting lips.

Centerfield Sensation

Belgian Farmhouse Saison

Blue Racer

A tasty Michigan Blueberry Honeywheat with absolutely zero IBU

Deja Brew

A zingy, sharp and dry American Brown Ale.

Tower Tart Ale

Specialty Tart Ale

Easterner Weisse

Berliner Weisse

Rosie Country Ale

Irish Red Ale

MacKnauf's 80 Shilling Ale

Scottish Ale

The Hotel Porter

American Porter


New England IPA

Mooneye IPA

American IPA that's a bombshell of West Coast hops.

Isle Royale

India Amber Ale full of tasty toasted malts.


American Stout

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Alehouse Testimonials

“Yeah, I'll be back! Check it out when you're in town.”
Jim M on Yelp

Beer Releases:

Our last beer release, April 18, was Centerfield Sensation, a popular Belgian Farmhouse Saison and a medal winner at the World Expo of Beer:

Centerfield Sensation—Belgian Farmhouse Saison

4.1% ABV 19 IBU

Centerfield Sensation is a traditional farmhouse summer ale that finishes dry, tart and spicy. Pale and refreshing, a bit fruity, with rocky white heads and "Belgian lace", Centerfield Sensation is a peppy tribute to Carolyn King, the first girl ever to play Little League baseball in Ypsilanti and caused a confrontation with National Little League baseball, which had banned girls. Defended by the City Council, Carolyn created a national sensation (filmed by TV crews) when she debuted at Candy Cane Park in 1973.

Our next beer release will be in May:

Kaiser Maibock—Helles Bock/ Maibock

7.4% ABV 32 IBU

A strong light amber with full malty sweetness, it's brewed in the dead of winter and released on Mayday as a harbinger of spring. Kaiser is brewed exclusively with German materials -- Munich, Vienna and Pils malts, Hallertau hops and Weihenstephan lager yeast. Our Maibock is an homage to Henry J. Kaiser, the "Miracle Man" who built Liberty ships during WWII and established his automobile production at the Willow Run plant, which later became Kaiser Jeep.

rain or shine, it's always pouring at the YPSI alehouse