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GHETTOBLASTER mild ale

The Original Motor City Ghettoblaster is a classic English Style Mild Ale, tawny in color with a clean biscuit flavor. Ghettoblaster is also the “Beer You Can Hear”;  an ongoing documentation of the Detroit music scene.

 

ABV: 3.8%     OG: 1.039     IBU: 18

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs     

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 15 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl. oz. cans

  • 12 fl. oz. can

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

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ghettoblaster LAGER

Motor City Ghettoblaster Lager is an original Detroit beer style.  We use Noble Hops and pure Detroit water to bring out the crisp, clean flavor that made Detroit famous.

 

ABV: 3.8%     OG: 1.048     IBU: 18

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

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PALE ALE

Motor City Pale Ale has a full malty body that is balanced by a subtle citrus-like tartness. This was the first beer made here at our brewery and is a classic example of a true American-style Pale.

 

ABV: 5.2%     OG: 1.048     IBU: 33

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

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INDIA PALE ALE 

Motor City India Pale Ale is a west coast IPA. It’s fruity resin tartness comes from a blend of Warrior, Columbus, Centennial and Simcoe hops.

 

ABV: 7%     OG: 1.068     IBU: 85

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

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NUT BROWN ALE 

Motor City Nut Brown Ale has a wonderful toasted nutty character and malty nose, derived from our special blend of roasted malts balanced with American aromatic hops for a long, clean finish.

 

ABV: 5.2%     OG: 1.048     IBU: 26

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

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HONEY PORTER 

Motor City Honey Porter is a full-bodied, creamy dark ale with a distinct roasted malt flavor and chocolate overtones. A touch of pure Michigan clover honey adds a subtle sweetness to this smooth, well-balanced ale.

 

ABV: 5.2%     OG: 1.048     IBU: 26

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

THE METTLE SERIES

 DANK AND HAZY

  Our Dank and Hazy is a double dry-hopped, double oat and wheat India Pale Ale. 

  Hopped with a choice blend of Amarillo, Cascade, Citra, and Mosaic hops.
 Label design by local Detroit artist Chris Turner 

 

  ABV: 7.8%     OG: 1.074     

                  

 PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 16 fl. oz. can

  • 24 pack / 16 fl.oz. can

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

THE NOTORIOUS D.R.I.P.A.

Notorious is a double dry hopped double rice India Pale Ale (DDHRIPA). Four different hops contribute to the perfect balance of aromatic fruitiness.

 

ABV: 8.7%     OG: 1.081    

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 16 fl. oz. can

  • 24 pack / 16 fl.oz. can

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

DOUBLE DARK RED 

Double Dark Red is a double all barley malt American Red Ale. Hopped with Michigan-grown Columbus hops, along with EK Golding hops.
Label design by local Detroit artist Chris Turner

 

ABV: 7.8%     OG: 1.074    

PRODUCT SIZES AVAILABLE

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs​

  • 16 fl. oz. can

  • 24 pack / 16 fl.oz. can

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • 22 oz Bottle

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

GIGAWATT  

A generous amount of malted barley, combined with Citra and Simcoe hops.  It’s a hoppy Lager that is fermented at a low temp to bring out the rich and fruity crispness.

 

ABV: 6.9%     

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

SEASONAL & SPECIAL BREWS

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OKTOBERFEST BEER 

Motor City Oktoberfest is a traditional Bavarian style Marzen beer with a ruby color, smooth maltiness, and spicy hop character.  Oktoberfest Beer is brewed in a limited quantity each year and you can find it in our taproom around late September.

 

ABV: 6.2%     OG: 1.056     IBU: 19

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

BELGIAN TRIPEL 

Tripel is a classic Belgian style golden ale, with a perfect balance of delicate fruit esters and subtle spicy notes.

 

ABV: 9.2%     IBU: 10.5

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs​

  • 22 fl. oz. bottle

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

CORKTOWN STOUT 

Motor City Corktown Stout is an Irish Style Dry Stout is named after Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood. Thick, rich, and dark from generous additions of roasted barley balanced with imported East Kent Golding and Fuggle hops. Served on Nitro tap.

 

ABV: 5.2%     OG: 1.056     IBU: 50

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

SUMMER BREW 

Motor City Summer Brew is a delicious American-style wheat beer. Deep orange in color, clean smooth maltiness with just a hint of citrus.  Motor City Summer Brew is available from June through September.

 

ABV: 7.2%     OG: 1.064     IBU: 19

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs​

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

WINTER ALE 

Motor City Winter Ale is a rich barleywine style ale. Deep amber in color, full and malty in taste, complemented with a hint of spruce and an ABV that will keep you warm all winter long!

 

ABV: 8.8%     IBU: 15.5 degrees Plato

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 33.8 oz Crowler

  • On-Premise Draft - Check Location for Availability and Sizes

RARITIES AND HISTORICAL

PUMPKIN ALE - CASS FARM SERIES

Motor City Pumpkin Ale is a special combination of oven-roasted Detroit-grown pumpkins and spices, along with a traditional Belgium yeast for a wonderfully rich, earthy, and spicy undertone.

 

ABV: 9.2%     OG: 1.080     IBU: 15

 

Check Location for Availability / Typically Fall

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BLUEBERRY WHEAT - BLUEBERRY SAISON 

Made with Michigan blueberries, this wild fermented Saison is slightly dry and tart, with a delicate, sweet finish.

ABV: 6.7%     OG: 1.068     IBU: 13

 

Check Location for Availability / Typically Summer

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AMBER SAISON - CASS FARM SERIES

A traditional Belgian wild yeast along with our own garden-grown pumpkins, adding ginger, herbs, and spices.

 

ABV: 7.2%

 

TAPROOM ONLY

 

Check Location for Availability

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OLD GEAR OIL - MUSCLE SERIES 

Motor City Old Gear Oil is an old American style micro-brewed barrel-aged sour brown ale. We use age old Farmhouse brewing techniques, swinging open all the doors to naturally cool this brew in our second story brewhouse, resulting in the spontaneous fermentation of local Detroit yeasts.

 

ABV: 5.2%     OG: 1.048     IBU: 26

 

PRODUCT SIZES: 

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

*Availability is rare

HARD CIDERS

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HARD CIDER - CASS FARM SERIES 

Motor City Hard Cider is brewed with authentic English cider yeast, Michigan apples and a bit of Michigan beet sugar to boost the gravity, culminating in a rich, dry rounded body.

 

ABV: 5.6%     OG: 1.060    

 

PRODUCT SIZES:

  • 1/2 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 1/6 BBL Sankey style kegs

  • 24 pack / 12 fl.oz. bottles

  • 6 pack of 12 fl.oz. bottles

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HOT SPICED HARD CIDER 

Made with our Hard Cider, brandy, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange rind, and fresh ginger.
Served hot with a cinnamon sugar rim.

 

ABV: 10%     

 

TAPROOM ONLY

 

Available November through April

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MOTOR CITY SODAS

HOUSE-MADE SODAS  

Our sodas are made with Cane Sugar and without caffeine, and are available in the Taproom.

 

 

FLAVORS:

MCBW Ginger Ale

MCBW Grape Soda

MCBW Orange Cream Soda

MCBW Rock N Rye

MCBW Root Beer

MCBW Black Cherry Soda

 

Available year round

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