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Best Craft Beer Happy Hours In Detroit

It's easy to find a good craft beer in Detroit, but which restaurants have the best happy hours for them? Check this list for the best in the area.
Granite City Food & Brewery
699 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 519-1040

Granite City is located near the intersection of 75 and Big Beaver Road in Troy, but make sure to take a right on Troy Center Drive or you'll miss the entrance - you can't get to it off of Big Beaver Road. It has very flexible happy hours, which include your standard 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as a late night (9 p.m. to close, every night) and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Granite City brews its beers on-site and its craft beer is $3.25 (anything that's on tap) during happy hour. Make sure to pair it with its $8 flatbread pizza for a yummy treat.

Bastone Brewery
419 S. Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 544-6250

Bastone's happy hour is available all week, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m, and includes $1 off any regular price beer. Fries, mussels and its handcrafted pizzas are also half-off during happy hour. Bastone's brewer, Rockne VanMeter, has won more than 70 awards over the last five years, and the restaurant's craft beer is top-notch. You can also join the Bastone Beer Club, which is $50 for a lifetime membership and includes $2 beers all day on Tuesdays, 22-ounce beers for the price of a pint, a Beer Club t-shirt and more.

Grizzly Peak Brewing Company
120 W. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 741-7325

Grizzly Peak is located on Washington Street, between Main and Ashley, in downtown Ann Arbor. Happy hour includes $2 off pints and 22-ounce beers, $5 off pitchers and $1 off pizza, appetizers and well drinks, and runs from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Grizzly Peak has two bars (two rooms), and it also does a late-night happy hour, from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., in the "den" room only. The restaurant opened in August 1995, and has been referred to as "a legend in its own time" by the Ann Arbor News.

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The Grand Trunk Pub
612 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-3043

The Grand Trunk Pub is located a block from Campus Martius and Hart Plaza, and is in what was formerly the Grand Trunk Railway Station; enjoy the 1900s architecture, 25-foot ceilings and extravagant chandeliers while you're there for happy hour. Grand Trunk's happy hour is Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and includes $2 well drinks, which is one of the best deals in town. You can also order $2 domestic beers, or $1 off regular drafts, Michigan bottles and wines. The $5 munchies (for dine-in only), such as chicken wings, breaded mushrooms and BBQ corned beef sliders, are also offered.

Jacoby's German Biergarten
624 Brush St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-7067

Jacoby's German Biergarten is the place to go for your German beers for happy hour, and it's located in downtown Detroit. Happy hour deals are Monday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., and include $3 well drinks, $4 "dollar calls" and $5 top shelf - you can also get $1 off domestic and draught beers. Jacoby's does various specials throughout the week such as "Ladies night" on Wednesdays (20 percent off for ladies) and $1 off draught and well beers on Thursdays for college students.

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Liz Parker is a freelance writer and a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature. Her work can be found at and

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