More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and 700 honorable mentions. Here you’ll find the best Northern Michigan breweries and tap rooms!

First Place:  Stormcloud Brewing Co., Frankfort
Outside: Ice curling in winter, bocce in summer, music on the deck. Inside: Dark and handsome decor and super friendly crew. Tasty brews getting rave reviews.

Second Place: 7 Monks, Traverse City
Third Place: Hop Lot Brewing Co., Suttons Bay

The remaining Red Hot Best winners for Northern Michigan brewpubs in alphabetical order:


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