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HELL'S HALF MILE

Hell's Half Mile is a German style Helles Lager that is pale gold with a creamy white head. Helles is German for bright. Hell's Half Mile has an appealing grainy aroma with a slightly sweet malty flavor yet perfectly balanced with traditional noble hop characteristics. Don't let the light color fool you! This full bodied beer is complex and refreshing!

5.8% abv and 20.4 IBU

TRES CITREA FERMENTAR

Tres Citrea Fermantar is a collaboration with Fermenta: Michigan women’s Crat Collective.  It is a light bodies Belgian Ale.  The floral and lemon citris flavors and aroma come from the addition of Sorachi Ace hops and lemon peel.  This beautifully refreshing easy drinking ale finishes clean and smooth.  Released on July 11th, 2017

4.9& ABV  20 IBUs  

CHARITY ISLAND

 Charity Island IPA has the bold and assertive hop characteristics of an American IPA. Brewed with 100% malted barley, the five hop additions give an aroma with a rich citrus, floral, and resinous bouquet. The crisp hoppy flavor is in perfect harmony with the malt backbone with a refreshing, clean, and dry finish.

6.4% abs  72 IBUs


MR. SINISTER

Our Belgian Dark ale also known as Belgian Quad or Strong ale is dark copper color, medium bodied with a pleasant spicy aroma typical of Trappist style beers. The flavor profile is complex with a delicate sweetness, subtle dark fruit notes, hints of orange and cinnamon that blends harmoniously.  It is smooth with a slight alcohol warmth that finishes spicy and dry. 

10.5% ABV & 29 IBUs

TORCHON

Torchon has a light amber color with a moderate fruity and light spicy aroma derived from our Trappist yeast. The flavor of this medium-light bodied ale has a balanced biscuity malt flavor with subtle fruitiness and hop bitterness. This session ale is an excellent introduction to Belgian style beers

5.5% abv and 26 IBUs

FORTUNATO

Fortunato is a Belgian-style Trappist Ale. This high alcohol (7.5% abv) and very complex ale is brewed in the finest Belgian tradition. Like most Trappist style ales, Fortunato's complexity comes from using authentic Belgian ingredients as well as an authentic Belgian Trappist ale yeast. Fortunato is definitely a beer that you don't want to miss!

7.5% abv & 24.8 IBUs

GIANT SLAYER

It takes courage to face a giant & we know you face them regulary every day.  Because you don’t run away from these giants, Tri City Brewing makes this Russian Imperial Stout in your honor. Giant Slayer is bursting with an abundance of character and is sure to be the new favorite of stout fans. Our Stout presents itself with huge roasted, chocolate, and coffee malt flavors. This beer provides a rich, full bodied drinking experience with dark hints of old world style.

9% abv  66 IBUs


CHERRY TORCHON

Our Torchon was aged with Cherry Concentrate from Grand Traverse.  The perfect combination between sweet & tart.  This one is always a fan favorite!

5.5% abv  26 IBUs

WENONA WIT

Wenona Wit is a light colored, cloudy Belgian style wheat beer.  It is a light to medium bodied ale with a dense mousy head.   It has a slightly spicy aroma from the Belgian yeast and wheat with hints of citrus notes from the addition of coriander and sweet orange peel.  Wenona Wit has an herbal spiciness with subtle citrus and tropical notes from the spices and hops (Zythos).  Refreshingly crisp and dry ale with a slight tart finish.

4.8% abv 15 IBUs


MONTRESOR

Belgian ale is yellow in color and effervescent with a long lasting white head reminiscent of "Belgian Lace".  It has slight spicy phenolic and orange blossom aroma.  The malt character is balanced by the light orange flavor from the esters produced during fermentation.  This beer is available by the snifter or growler.

10.6% abv 26 IBUs

INTERGALACTIC JACK

Intergalactic Jack 5.5% ABV  46 IBUs Intergalactic Jack is a modification of our Lumberjack American Pale Ale.  We used Galaxy hops from Australia.   If you are not familiar with the Galaxy hop, it gives a unique combination of citrus and passionfruit notes. This light golden ale was hopped three times during the brewing process and then dry hopped for two weeks.  Intergalactic Jack has orange, passion fruit, light grapefruit aromas and flavor.


BROWNHOIST

Brownhoist draws its name from the rich industrial history of Bay City. Industrial Brownhoist was once a major manufacturer of industrial cranes, where many are still in operation today! Our Nut Brown Ale is medium bodied with a rich mahogany-brown color. We use five different types of premium-malted barley and two hop varieties for the malty flavor with a perfect balance of bitterness and sweetness.

4.8% abv 28 IBUs


PHOENIX GOLDEN ALE

5.9% ABV  27 IBUs  

This Golden Ale is our modern interpretation of a classic style.  Four differnt malted barleys result in a golden color Phoenix has a rich malt flavor and is long on the finish. 

BAY CITY LIGHT ALE

4.9% ABV  14 IBUs

Bay City Light is an easy drinking ale with a light malt aroma and flavor. This is a clean refreshing beer.

SAGINAW JOE PORTER

 6% ABV  38 IBUs

Our Robust Porter is a medium bodied dark ale with a mild roasted aroma.  The malt flavor is complex with subtle dark chocolate & coffee notes that finishes with a clean roasty dryness. 

WATER STREET ALE

5%ABV 32 IBUs

A light Scottish Style beer, rich toasty malt focused ale with carmel undertones.  Sweet toasty aroma with a light mouthfeel.

SPARKPLUG DIPA

9% ABV  93 IBUs

Sparkplug is golden amber in color with a prominent hop aroma from dry hopping. It is hop forward and has a malty backbone.  It finishes clean with a solid hop bitterness.

SPECIALTY BEERS

We usually have a Barrel Aged beer or something special on tap.  This is not a complete list, because there is probably a surprise waiting for you at our tasting room!!

PHELAN IRISH RED

Phelan Irish Red is an authentic Irish Ale with its own unique flavor. It is medium bodied with a deep ruby color, moderate malt aroma, and a creamy, tan head.  We use a unique combination of pale ale malt, caramel malts, and roasted barley to give a subdued sweetness with a slight toffee-like quality.  

4.8% abv 27 IBUs

YESTERDAY'S HERO

Our Wee Heavy Scotch ale is light brown in color with a tan head. Brewed with a unique combination of five malts and hopped in the Scottish tradition. The gives an intensely rich yet clean malt flavor with subtle dark dried fruit notes that finishes slightly sweet.  

10% abv 31 IBUs


RUCKINATOR DOPPELBOCK

Ruckinator is a medium-full bodied lager that is light brown in color with beautiful ruby highlights. It has a very strong malty aroma with toasty notes from the Maillard products resulting from the extended boiling process. The rich malty flavor is highlighted with toasty qualities and subtle dark fruit notes. The slight sweetness is balanced with just enough hop for a clean smooth finish.

7.5% abv 24 IBUs

NOR'EASTERN TROUBLES

Our Vienna Lager is a light bodied amber colored. It has a soft, yet elegant light toasted malt complexity primarily from the Vienna malt with just the right amount of hop bitterness.  It has a subtle creaminess that finishes clean and refreshing.  


COME IN AND FILL YOUR GROWLERS

We fill any clean growler!  So bring yours with you and fill it with your favorite from our Microbrewery!

BLACK RYE SUMMIT

Black Rye Summit is a light to medium bodied ale with a citrus aroma. We used a single hop, SummitTM for bittering, aroma, and dry hopping which provides the solid bitterness and citrus aroma.  In addition to the citrus flavors are subtle chocolate and coffee notes with a hint of spiciness and earthiness from the rye malt.   Black Rye Summit is smooth and finishes clean and dry.

 

6% ABV and 57 IBUS