Atwater Brewery Acquired by Molson Coors

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DETROIT – Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the U.S. craft division of Molson Coors Beverage Company, announced today an agreement to acquire Detroit-based Atwater Brewery. Atwater Brewery is highly regarded in the Michigan craft beer community for its traditional German-style lagers and unique ales.  “The agreement with Tenth and Blake is both the culmination of […]

Atwater Brewery Releases Whango Seasonal Beer

Detroit, Mich — Spring is in the air and “Whango” mango wheat fruit ale from Atwater Brewery is in the bottles. Whango is Atwater’s popular seasonal beer and one of its fruitiest, most flavorful brews. Softly sweet and tropically aromatic, Whango is an American-style wheat beer similar but less yeasty than its German Weizen (or […]

Atwater Brewery Announces Collaboration in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas  – Flemish Fox Brewery & Craftworks, a new craft brewery founded by Christine Celis, and Atwater Brewery, Detroit’s largest and fastest growing craft brewer, have entered an agreement to brew beer in a new collaboration brewery in Austin, Texas. Flemish Fox Brewery & Craftworks has acquired property in northwest Austin to develop the new […]

Atwater Brewery introduces new branding, artwork across 26 brews

Detroit, MI–Vivid new labels by Detroit artist Tony Roko (whose recent accomplishments include commissions for Lady Gaga, Jay Leno and Ford Motor Company) depict colorful characters; one for each brew in Atwater Brewery’s lineup. Three new Atwater Beers to launch in January are the first to carry the new brand identity. Driven Solutions, a communications […]

Atwater Brewery Brings New Biergarten and Taphouse to Detroit

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 […]

A look at Atwater beers

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Atwater Decadent Chocolate Ale 5.5% ABV — Atwater’s Decadent is a strong brown chocolate ale that pours with a huge nitro head full of carbonation. The color is brown and caramel-like. As you raise the glass to your nose, there is a strong chocolate aroma with some smoky qualities. The brew is heavy on the chocolates […]

From home brewing to large scale: Jeff Levine recaps his journey to Atwater

Tell me about yourself and how you came to be involved with Atwater. Jeff Levine: “I started, like a lot of people did, home brewing in the ‘90s. I was actually living in Ohio at the time and moved back to Michigan and stumbled upon Dragonmead. They weren’t even open yet but they were putting all […]

Atwater rekindles the spirit of the Motor City

When cruising down Jefferson Avenue heading toward downtown Detroit, you’ll come across many businesses that line the Detroit River. Less than two miles from the main downtown hub, hang a left on Joseph Campau and there you will find the inconspicuous Atwater Brewery. Located in Detroit’s Rivertown district, Atwater lies on the corner of Joseph […]