Come experience this unique microbrewery located on the north bank of the Thunder Bay River in a renovated old railroad building overlooking the site of the former Fletcher Paper mill. Within this remarkable building you will find high ceilings and a rustic décor. Sidle on up to the long copper bar and enjoy a sampler of the unique beers or try one of the hand crafted sodas while appreciating the clear view of the brewhouse. Whether a confirmed beer lover or trying something new, an enjoyable time is always on tap!


Alpena Snowmobile Trail

There's only one thing good about snow... Riding your snowmobile to the brewery!

FSBC T-Shirts

We now have T-Shirts available for purchase for $15.00/ea! We offer free shipping within the continental US. If you enter a shipping address outside of the continental US, we will contact you to arrange payment for any additional shipping cost. Please allow 2-3 business days for shipping.

Since this ordering system is new, PLEASE let us know at if you experience any problems. This ordering system is new (and probably temporary as we expect to expand our product offerings.) If you are having trouble with the PayPal guest checkout, we suggest signing up for a PayPal account. It's free, secure, and extremely useful for sending and receiving money.


Shirts have our name and website on the back, and our logo printed on the side.

Orders will be securely processed by PayPal. You do not need an account to order!



FSBC T-Shirt (RED)


Zonta Walks for Women

Thank you Penny & crew and Ashley, too! Here is the clip that aired on WBKB about the Zonta Walks for Women!!
WBKB Video

RipSaw Root Beer Barrels

Looking for a way to hydrate your party guests? Grab a barrel of RipSaw Root Beer! Stop in, call, or email to find out more!

Great Getaways

Here it is! Great Getaways with some things old and some things new on the Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail! Cheers! YouTube


Relay for Life of Alpena County Auction 2014

Friday, May 2, 6:00pm



Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail


The brewery is closed Sunday and Monday.

Tuesday - Thursday
4pm - 10pm

4pm - 11pm

Noon - 11pm

On Tap


New!Pioneer Maple Porter

Dark body, initially robust taste and maple aftertones. Made with locally produced maple syrup.
5%, 37 IBU

New!Thistle Getcha Scotch Ale

Deep copper color with malty caramel and roasted malt flavors.
4.6%, 20.2 IBU

New!Thousand Ryelander IPA

Unfiltered, rye IP dry hopped with generous amounts of Cascade hops.
4.4%, 55 IBU.


A delightfully drinkable, semisweet, smooth lager with a hint of toasted biscuits. 4.2% - 28 IBUs

Sunrise Wit

Light citrus flavor brewed with 50% wheat malt, Hallertauer hops and bitter orange peel. 4.5%

Papermaker Pilsner

Light malts and traditional hops brewed to perfection with a smooth finish.
100% Pulp Free. - 4.5%

Cool City Kolsh

Light, full-flavored summer ale, with a crisp clean finish. 5.5% 

Windiate Weizenbock “White Bock”

An unfiltered, lighter bock with a creamy foam head, faint spice taste and soft malt aroma. 6%

Lumber Lager Red

Brewed with pale malt with higher caramalt content giving a smooth caramelized flavor rounded off with aromatic hops. 5.5%

Thunder Bay Bock

Medium bodied cold filtered lager, smooth, toasted caramel and toffee aroma and taste. 6%


Full bodied ale, intense hop flavor, spicy notes & aftertones of citrus & grapefruit. 7.5%


Ripsaw Root Beer, Diet Root Beer, Raspberry

Daily Specials and Events

Tuesday: Growler Refills $1 Off!
2 Hot Dogs for the Price of 1

Thirsty Thursday: $1.00 off Beer of the Week

Live Entertainment most Saturday Evenings!

Find Us

We are located in Alpena, MI, on Fletcher Street. Just look for the old paper mill!

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The Brewery

124 W. Fletcher Street
Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 340-0931

Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail

Wine and Hops Trail

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