Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette

4.6
#1 of 10 in Nightlife in Upper Peninsula
Nightlife · Bar / Club
The Ore Dock Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Marquette, Michigan, that opened in May 2012. It takes its name from the ore docks in the city, used to load iron ore pellets onto lake freighters. Historian Russell Magnaghi has written that in the years since its founding, the brewery has "become a Marquette focal point and tourist destination."
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  • A bit tough to review due to COVID restrictions - really brings the atmosphere down. Nevertheless, their beers were delicious. I went with their Sampler Flight and also a Berzerker. Here are my 2.....  more »
  • We stopped by on a Friday night for the Smelted food truck outside. Ordered our pizza and grabbed seats in the outdoor seating area. It was a busy night but our server still did a great job. I...  more »
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  • The best beer in the UP with an atmosphere to match. Here's a snapshot of my most recent visit to the Ore Dock: it isnt all that uncommon for people to play board games while they drink. I brought my own and was drinking with a friend while the local univeristy hosted free community Salsa lessons in the background. About fifty people were learning to salsa while music blared over the PA system. All the while, my opponent and I are declaring our game actions over the sound of the encouraging instructor and the shuffling of feet. On the other half of the room (we were on the second floor), they were hosting a massive used record sale. Needless to say, it was an awesome experience and a truly great place to hand out. Also, children are clearly welcome, because kids were dancing during the open mic night that followed the salsa lessons.
  • Very neat brewery that we frequent. We prefer the space in this brewery over Blackrocks (but admittedly enjoy Blackrocks IPA a bit more) so good reason to continue going to both places. The community space upstairs is perfect for events.

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