Bottoms up! Here are 13 Detroit breweries where you can celebrate American Craft Beer Week

American Craft Beer Week begins May 16

Atwater Brewery (WDIV)

DETROITAmerican Craft Beer Week encourages beer lovers to drink outside of their comfort zone.

The week is dedicated to celebrating small and independent breweries across the nation. According to National Today, there are more than 500 independent breweries in the United States.

Microbreweries, now known as craft breweries, are making waves with their spin on the delicious golden (somewhat) beverages.

The week celebrating local became official in 2006 and was established by the online publication, Craft Beer.

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Looking for a new spot to check out this week? Support local and check out these 13 breweries in Detroit:

Atwater Brewery & Tap House

Batch Brewing Company

Brewery Faisan

Brew Detroit

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Detroit Beer Co.

Eastern Market Brewery Co.

Founders Brewing Co. Detroit

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery

Lake Brothers Brewery Co.

Motor City Brewing Works

Nain Rouge Brewery

Saucy Brew Works

Tenacity Craft

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About the Author:

Elizabeth Washington is a Digital Producer and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.