The votes are in and Brown Iron Brewhouse was nominated as a top 3 finisher in multiple categories!
#1 Beer Selection
#3 Restaurant COVID-relief effort
“Beer is a nearly $10 billion business in Michigan”
Beer is big business in Michigan.
A Beer Serves America study found Michigan’s beer industry had an overall economic impact of $9.9 billion in 2020 and supported more than 66,000 jobs at breweries, distributors, retailers, and more.
“Biden wants to bring the economy from relief to recovery. A labor shortage may signal trouble for those plans”
Washington Township, Michigan (CNN)Patti Eisenbraun had been anxiously waiting for the pandemic to subside so the dining room and patio at the Brown Iron Brewhouse would be bustling once again.
“Beer Bar Rallies and Adapts”
On this week’s SBAM Weekly Podcast, Michael Rogers talks with Patti Eisenbraun, managing member of Brown Iron Brewhouse in Southeast Michigan (named “Best Beer Bar 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 in Michigan” by CraftBeer.com.) “You know, anybody can go and eat anywhere, there’s so many places from small locations, like myself, to the large chains, and we just want to provide that unique atmosphere,”
Why Michigan is extending COVID-19 workplace restrictions, and what those rules require
State officials on Tuesday formally announced they had extended Michigan’s workplace restrictions for another six months, citing the virus surge in the state.
Dave Boucher – Detroit Free Press
Judge rejects Michigan restaurant lawsuit seeking to overturn indoor dining ban
“The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association on Wednesday lost its bid to have a federal judge overturn a state order that “pauses” indoor dining.” Local restaurant owners, including our own Patti Eisenbraun, comment on the current order.
Susan Selasky – Detroit Free Press
“Tim and his wife Patti opened Brown Iron Brewhouse Washington Township in 2015, serving scratch-cooked food and American craft beer. A year later they were serving their own house brewed beers. In 2020, a week before the pandemic shutdown, they opened their second location in Royal Oak. Tim shares with us what the experience has been like, and what Brown Iron is all about.”
Listen to this (and past) podcasts online here: https://www.mibeer.com/Resources/Podcast-Gallery.
You voted. We counted. Now, here are the winners of this year’s Best of Detroit readers poll.
Brown Iron has been recognized as a “Best of Detroit 2020” award winner! Thank you so much to Hour Detroit Magazine and all of those who voted for us as our beer selection has been voted #2 in Detroit. Congratulations to HopCat for taking the crown, we look forward to seeing you back in Royal Oak soon! Cheers
Michigan’s “Great American Beer Bar” for the 5th consecutive year!
Thanks to all of you, Brown Iron Brewhouse has been named “Best Great American Beer Bar in Michigan 2020” by CraftBeer.com, for the 5th year in a row! We are so grateful and thankful for the customers we have. We hope to always provide great beer, knowledgeable service, fun and creative events and wonderful food. Without you, our AMAZING customers, we are nothing. Thank you!
Check out all the other “Great American Beer Bars” of 2020 from all around the US!
“We want to Help People Love Craft Beer”
Brown Iron Brewhouse, with 66 craft beers on tap and a menu featuring smokehouse cuisine, will open its second location Friday at Woodward Corners in Royal Oak.““I know Beaumont took great care in choosing tenants,” Patti Eisenbraun said.
“We are not a national chain and we are honored that they chose us. I love that this is different than downtown Royal Oak, because the area is so diverse from young families and professionals to those that have been here for years.”
Susan Selasky – Detroit Free Press
Thank you to Hour Detroit as well as our wonderful customers who voted to help recognize Brown Iron Brewhouse with one of the highest honors in Southeast Michigan! Best Bloody Mary Bar, Best Beer Selection & Best Gluten Free Menu!