Looking for some really great mead? St. Ambrose Cellars is your place. Their tasting room serving up still mead and draft mead – made from honey and water, as well as wine, is one of a kind. Open year round, they offer small plates, and always have live music on Fridays. Check them out, you won’t be disappointed!
Looking for a local brew? Stormcloud Brewing in downtown Frankfort ought to be on your list. “Belgian Inspired, Michigan Made” beer, there is always a crowd…even in the dead of winter! Their local inspired menu is sure to please everyone – unless you happen to be a vampire. Check out their events page, as they always have something going on.
Another favorite, Lake Ann Brewing is located in downtown Lake Ann in a building with a history dating back to the late 1940’s. Serving up local brews made by craft beer enthusiast – Matt Therrien, as well as cider, mead and wine from the local area, you will definitely be able to find something to enjoy. They have a light snack menu, but you can order food from The Stone Oven, just up the street, and have it delivered to your table. Open year round, with live music on Tuesdays in the winter and Tuesday-Saturday in the summer months, you will also be able to experience the sounds of some very talented artists.
Located in Thompsonville this distillery produces small production run spirits made by hand from local ingredients. Stop by their tasting room, take a tour, or if you have a lot of friends, rent their barn for your next big event. Also check out their calendar of events.
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If you want to make an entire week of exploring regional brews & meads & wines, it is easy to do. With an ever expanding list of local establishments to choose from, you will never run out of options. Enjoy a cup of coffee on your private deck while watching the sun rise. Then pack a picnic lunch in your fully equipped kitchen and head off for a day trip to the local vineyards for some wine tasting, or to take one of the many tours stopping at the breweries.