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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...
  • August 20 (7p) Cliff Mulvihill – Americana, Rock&Roll, Covers / Originals
  • August 21 (7p) Pittsfield Open Band – Contra Dance Music
  • August 22 (7p) Blockhouse Valley – Acoustic Duo
  • August 23 (8p) Folk Laureates – Folk and Early Pop Tunes, Originals, Parodies and Other Acou
  • August 24 (5p) Wake Up Jamie – Acoustic Rock
  • August 24 (8p) Unkle Lay Lee's Moonshine Allstars – Unique Arrangement of all Genres
  • August 28 (7p) Open Mic Night – Acoustic Music, Original Material & Covers
  • August 30 (8p) Y-Town Hoolies – Vocal-Driven Celtic Music, Traditional and Otherwise
  • August 31 (8p) Robin Monterosso & Rod Johnson – True Americana
  • September 06 (8p) Otter River – Country
  • September 06 (5p) Pearl Street String Band – Acoustic, Guitar, Dulcimer, Fiddle, Mandolin
  • September 07 (5p) Barker & Broski – Acoustic Duo
  • September 07 (8p) Soundogs – Americana
  • September 14 (8p) The Hybrids – Singer/Songwriter
  • September 17 (7p) Pittsfield Open Band – Contra Dance Music
  • September 20 (7p) The Malty Taskers – Hokum, Americana, Blues & Early Country
  • September 21 (8p) The Randaliers – Rock, Blues, Alt Country and R & B
  • September 25 (7p) Open Mic Night – Acoustic Music, Original Material & Covers
  • September 27 (5p) Wake Up Jamie – Acoustic Rock
  • September 28 (5p) The Good Things – Americana, Rock & Roll, Covers / Originals

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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...

Alehouse Gets 2nd Place at Sip Showdown

The Ypsi Alehouse was at the Arts, Beer and Wine Festival at the Ella Sharp Museum. As part of that event was the "Sip Showdown", for producers of alcoholic beverages to show off their most popular beverages.

The YPSI Alehouse won 2nd place with many people enjoying the Tridge, The Blue Racer and Blue Racer/ Cherry Cider Snakebite.

Have You SEEN This?

YPSI Alehouse partner and brewer Ted Badgerow is put in the spotlight by writer Erin Marie Miller of SEEN Magazine in an article about Michigan craft beverage producers. read more...

Beers Now on Tap

12 Great Brews ready to wet your waiting lips.

Belgium, Man! Belgium!

Belgian Single

Groundcover Rye

German Rye Beer (Roggenbier)

Wheat Heart


Centerfield Sensation

Belgian Farmhouse Saison

Street Car #10

Pre-Prohibition American Lager

Blue Racer

A tasty Michigan Blueberry Honeywheat with absolutely zero IBU

Deja Brew

A zingy, sharp and dry American Brown Ale.

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

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

Beer Releases:

Our next beer release will be for an Oktoberfest beer and our Baby Boo Pumkin Spice Ale. Details are on the way.

Thirsty Thirstday Beer Release Plan

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
8/1 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
8/8 Kaiser
8/15 Mishabooz
8/22 Ypsi Tickle
8/29 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
9/5 Kaiser
9/12 Mishabooz
9/19 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
9/26 Javine
10/3 Mishabooz
10/10 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling

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 Lady Sunshine, The Switchbacks (8/17), Chris Canas (9/13) and the Saints (10/26) along with brews by your local favorite – The Ypsi Alehouse. This series has been running for 11 years in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area.

YPSI Alehouse's David Roberts enjoys himself with Lady Sunshine at the Marriott Eagle Crest Blues and Brews.

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