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Mark your calendars

beer debut

On November 22, the Ypsi Alehouse is planning to release its next beer—Wit of the World, A Belgian Witbier— in time for the holiday season. Come and try it!

book signing

On December 6, the Ypsi Alehouse will host a book signing event with Bill Rapai, author of Brewed in Michigan: the Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State (Wayne State University Press). Get your copy signed by both Bill & Michigan pioneer brewmaker Ted Badgerow. A great Christmas present to yourself or for any beer fan.

Hot stuff name off

The Eastern Michigan Fermentation Science Program in collaboration with The Brinery has developed a nice Hopped Hot Sauce. But it needs a name. Can you help? Please come to the Alehouse and submit your suggestion. Best news? You can win a $25 gift card if your name is selected as the best name submitted by an Alehouse guest. Submissions must be made in person and best name will be decided by the EMU Fermentation Science Program.

Suggestions will be accepted through Nov 22, the day before Thanksgiving. Winner will be announced November 28th.

Mishigama beers now on tap

11 Great Brews ready to wet your waiting lips.

Backyard Frog

Harvest Ale

Scary Pumpkin

Seasonal Pumpkin Ale

Smeet Frog

Session IPA

Centerfield Sensation

Belgian Farmhouse Saison

JimmyJack's Normal Beer

Like light beer, try this normal beer & with more flavor.


XXX Extra Stout, a complex black beer with a touch of sweetness.

Woodruff's Porter

Smoked Honey Porter, a favorite of Pooh Beer!

Mooneye IPA

American IPA that's a bombshell of Michigan hops.

Isle Royale

India Amber Ale full of tasty toasted malts.

Blue Racer

A tasty Michigan Blueberry Honeywheat with absolutely zero IBU

Deja Brew

A zingy, sharp and dry American Brown Ale.

see full description of all our beers.

And to go with your beer there's plenty of...

  • Sunday Afternoons (1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays): Live Music: Rusty Nails – Bluegrass and Originals. This talented group of local Ypsi musicians play foot stomping Bluegrass, oldies and originals. more...
  • Sunday afternoons (2nd & 4th Sundays): Irish open session led by Celtic Jam, an informal jam session that welcomes new musicians. more...
  • November 14: Acoustic Review
  • November 16: PBR Band
  • November 17: Malty Taskers
  • November 18: Six Foot Poles (final concert)
  • November 21: Devyn Mitchell
  • November 24: Emilese Martin
  • November 25: Chey Halliwill
  • November 28: Open Mic Night
  • December 1: Pearl Street String Band
  • December 2: Shannon Leer
  • December 8: Michael Joseph
  • December 9: James Henes
  • December 12: Devyn Mitchell
  • December 14: Kevin Devine

For more events

And to go with the music and beer... outstanding food, and really nice people.