Atwater Brewery Brings New Biergarten and Taphouse to Detroit

Atwater Brewery

DETROIT, MI – Atwater Brewery celebrated the opening of its new Taphouse and Biergarten in the Rivertown district of Detroit this week.

The 5,000 square-foot location is adjacent to the Atwater Brewery and includes a 25-seat bar that spans the length of the brewery. The brewery’s state-of-the-art brewing equipment is on display through a wall-to-wall window behind the bar.

The venue has a total capacity of 125 with community seating available and 20 beers on tap.  Atwater’s spirits, wines and hard cider will also be available.

“We’re especially excited with this new space because it’s an opportunity to connect with customers in our home market and it also allows us to showcase our main brewery,” said Atwater Owner Mark Rieth.

Led by its Dirty Blonde Ale and Vanilla Java Porter, Atwater now offers more than two dozen labels and has launched a new original Rivertown Porter and Lebkuchen Christmas Ale in conjunction with the Grand Opening celebration at the new location.

The new biergarten food menu which will feature items like Gourmet Pizzas, White Bean Shredded Chicken Chili and Fish Tacos. Private dining space is also available.

“This new facility is a signature location for an Atwater biergarten,” said Rieth.  “We’ve said all along that we want to ‘bring Detroit everywhere,’ and now we’re bringing it to the most important place of all – home!  We’ve incorporated our heritage into the DNA of the place and we look forward to sharing our home with all of metro Detroit over the coming years.”

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