MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Found in downtown Montague, North Grove Brewers is a area concealed gem in the Muskegon County craft beer scene.
The brewery, dubbed as the “clubhouse,” is located at 8735 Drinking water St. in Montague.
Presenting rotating alternatives of beer and special cocktails, the brewery serves a selection of savory appetizers along with its in-household brews, arcade online games and live new music.
RJ Nordlund, Jason Jaekel, Greg Peyer and Billy Darke partnered collectively in Janurary 2020 to open up the brewery.
Nordlund, a professional brewer, to start with began brewing beer at Founders Brewing Co. in Muskegon right before gaining more encounter at diverse breweries in Whitehall, Grand Rapids and Wisconsin.
Nordlund reported that he finished up transferring back again to Montague to commence his individual brewery in his hometown, and the rest was record for the team.
Because its opening in 2020, North Grove Brewers has gotten constructive feed-back from clients hunting for excellent brews and delicious bar meals throughout West Michigan.
“It’s an eclectic vibe,” Nordlund mentioned. “All the random things that our wives really do not enable us have at home is at the brewery. We got anything for most people.”
The Rocky IV ($11) is a typical buy motivated by Nordlund’s favored movie. The sandwich arrives with Italian beef, giardinera, mayo and provolone cheese stacked superior on a fresh hoagie roll. A side of North Grove’s Italian gravy is served on the side to dip into.
A different vintage is the vegetarian rice and bean taco ($12 for three tacos) with pineapple salsa, pickled onions and dwelling-designed Crema. For a vegan solution, North Grove provides the same options without having the Crema.
To wash down the hearty appetizers, North Grove serves a tap listing that constantly improvements in between $4 to $6 a beer dependent on the type. Its initially year in enterprise, around 50 big difference recipes have been brewed from American ales, German lagers, to vintage IPAs and far more.
Nordlund’s favourite out of the spirits provided is the Smoked North Fashioned ($12) manufactured with whiskey, chocolate bitters, pecan uncomplicated syrup, muddled fruit and then smoked in North Grove’s bar prime smoking chamber.
“We have that family members-pleasant atmosphere,” Nordlund mentioned. “People enjoy employing the pinball devices, and if it’s not that, you can sit out in the beer backyard on the grass.”
The brewery provides stay new music each Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Trivia nights and extra are also accessible to visitors seeking for a enjoyable night out.
Hours of procedure for North Grove Brewers is Sunday by way of Monday and Wednesday by Thursday, from noon to 8 p.m. And Friday via Saturday from midday to 10 p.m.
Shoppers can simply call 231-894-0144 to area an order for carryout. The kitchen closes one particular hour ahead of the clubhouse.
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