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  • Sunday Afternoons (1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays): Live Music: The Parsnips– 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...
  • TONIGHT! (7p) The Good Things – Americana, Rock & Roll, Covers / Originals
  • November 20 (7p) Open Mic Night – Acoustic Music, Original Material & Covers
  • November 21 (7p) Hayden Carruth – Roots music, Celtic, Appalachian, Blues and Old-Time Country
  • November 22 (8p) The Newport Blues – Blues & Rock
  • November 23 (8p) Soundogs – Americana
  • November 26 (7p) Blockhouse Valley – Acoustic Duo
  • November 27 (7p) Nitpicker's Pickin' Party and Grinnin' Gala – Drop in and Pick
  • November 29 (5p) Stout Hearted String Band – Acoustic, Guitar, Dulcimer, Fiddle, Mandolin & Bass
  • November 29 (8p) The Garagistas – Rock and Roll
  • November 30 (5p) Jeremiah Mack & the Shark Attack
  • November 30 (8p) Wake Up Jamie – Acoustic Rock

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Alehouse Takes 2 Gold and 2 Bronze at World Expo of Beer

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!! read more...

Halloween 2019

Special Halloween show with spooky music and scary outfits. The Parsnips will be there along with special guest Cliff Mulvihill from 5-7pm. Wake Up Jamie will round out the night from 8-10pm with their take on some classics as well as original music. We will have a costume contest with the winner receiving a $25 Alehouse gift card, so wear your best, scariest or most creative costume for a chance to win!

Beers Now on Tap

12 Great Brews ready to wet your waiting lips.

Backyard Frog

Harvest Ale


Oktoberfest Ale

Belgium, Man! Belgium!

Belgian Single

Groundcover Rye

German Rye Beer (Roggenbier)

Street Car #10

Pre-Prohibition American Lager

Blue Racer

A tasty Michigan Blueberry Honeywheat with absolutely zero IBU

Easterner Weisse

Berliner Weisse

Pottawatomi Trail Ale

An American Pale 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.

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Alehouse Testimonials

I was able to try a couple of Ypsi Alehouse brews at the Ypsilanti Heritage Fest before visiting the brew pub location downtown. I stopped in for dinner Saturday night, and tried the food, as well. I went with the 'Goat in the garden Biscuit', which I paired with the Backyard Frog.
Anonymous Patron

Beer Releases:

Baby Boo

5.4% ABV 7 IBU

Baby Boo has the full savor of roasted pumpkin because it’s right in the mash.  And has an aroma of fresh ginger root, with spicy hints of roasted nutmeg, cinnamon and molasses.  Zesty orange lingers on the palate to create a smooth, easy finish in this traditional fall beer.  This beer was inspired by the world's greatest piemaker -- Ted's grandma.

Thirsty Thirstday Beer Release Plan
Next: Oktoberfest on September 21

Release at least a sixtel of beer on each Thursday. When the sixtel is empty, that beer is gone until another day of sorts – another Thursday or another batch is made.

Date Beer
10/24 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
10/31 Baby Boo
11/7 Mishabooz
11/14 Groundcover Rye
11/28 Thanksgiving

The Ypsi Alehouse and WEMU are presenting the Local Blues and Local Brews events at the Marriott Eagle Crest. This monthly series features local blues talent like Chris Canas (9/13), the Saints (10/26), and along with brews by your local favorite – The Ypsi Alehouse. This series has been running for 11 years in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area.

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