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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...
  • September 24 (7p) The Glenleven Band – Irish Songs, Rockabilly, Bluegrass, Novelty Songs and Origin
  • September 25 (7p) Open Mic Night – Acoustic Music, Original Material & Covers
  • September 26 (7p) McLaughlin's Alley – Vocally-focused Ensemble, Originals, Covers, Irish Favorites
  • September 27 (5p) Wake Up Jamie – Acoustic Rock
  • September 28 (8p) The Sociables – Eight strings, two instruments, one voice.
  • September 28 (5p) The Good Things – Americana, Rock & Roll, Covers / Originals
  • October 03 (7p) Blockhouse Valley – Acoustic Duo
  • October 04 (5p) Pearl Street String Band – Acoustic, Guitar, Dulcimer, Fiddle, Mandolin
  • October 04 (8p) Playin' Chicken – Folk, Country, Rock & Swing
  • October 05 (8p) Toddessey – Pschedelic Funk & Stuff
  • October 08 (7p) Devyn Mitchell – Singer/Songwriter, AcousticGuitar
  • October 10 (7p) Smokey Grey – American Roots, Acoustic Folk, Rock & Blues
  • October 11 (5p) Redfern – Rock
  • October 11 (8p) Spark – Rock & Roll
  • October 12 (5p) Rise Again – Harmony Driven Folk / Americana
  • October 12 (8p) Y-Town Hoolies – Vocal-Driven Celtic Music, Traditional and Otherwise
  • October 15 (7p) Pittsfield Open Band – Contra Dance Music
  • October 18 (8p) Heart Cruise – Blues, Pop, Folk, Classic Country
  • October 19 (8p) Horseshoe Ricochet – A rag tag medley of genre bending originalism
  • October 23 (7p) Michael Joseph – Mix of Synthpop, NuJazz, Ambient and Acoustic

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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...

Issues & Ale

Issues and Ale is an event series from Michigan Radio designed to engage people in conversations about important issues facing our area...in an informal atmosphere. Stop by, have a drink, and join in the conversation. learn more ...

Beers Now on Tap

12 Great Brews ready to wet your waiting lips.

Baby Boo Pumpkin Spice Ale

Pumpkin Spice Harvest Ale

Belgium, Man! Belgium!

Belgian Single

Groundcover Rye

German Rye Beer (Roggenbier)

Centerfield Sensation

Belgian Farmhouse Saison

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 absolutely love this place! Everything about the Alehouse is awesome. The atmosphere, the music, the staff, the food, and of course the beer!! Everything they do with their beer battered fries is on point, especially the Rosemary Truffle Fries.
Taylor H. on Facebook

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
9/12 Eastern Weisse
9/19 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
9/26 Javine
10/3 Mishabooz
10/10 MacKnauf’s 80 Shilling
10/17 Javine

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