Ypsilanti Beer Specials

I met some friends tonight for dinner at the Tap Room. During our meal, it came up that pints of Oberon are just $2.25 on Fridays there. It got me thinking, now that spring is here, it probably makes sense to start a thread on local drink specials. Everyone, I’m assuming, already knows that at the Sidetrack 25 oz. drafts of anything on tap are just $2.95 during happy hour (Sun 9PM–1AM, Mon 4PM-6PM and 9PM-1AM, Tue–Thur 4PM-6PM and 10PM-1AM, Fri-Sat 11PM-1AM), but I’m sure there are other ones that aren’t so well known… So, if you know of one, and you’re willing to share, leave a comment. And feel free to include the bars in the greater Ypsilanti area. People in Ann Arbor, after all, need to drink too.

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18 Comments

  1. Paw
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 10:00 am | Permalink

    Haab’s. $2 drinks. M-F. 4-7. (You’ll need to verify that.)

  2. Burt Reynolds
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 10:00 am | Permalink

    I joined the Eagles. Dues are 30/year. Beers are always 1.75, with Monday being dollar beer nights. I recommend it highly. Hell, I’ll even sponsor someone if interested.

  3. Zach
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 10:34 am | Permalink

    Although I always hate myself a little for drinking in a corporate chain restaurant/bar, Bar Louie in Ann Arbor has $2 drafts for all beers (and they have a decent selection) 4-7PM.

  4. KLM
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 11:53 am | Permalink

    I’ve heard Bar Louie described as a “cougar bar.” Any truth to it?

  5. Zach
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 3:49 pm | Permalink

    Hmm, what do cougers look like? The only wildlife I’ve noticed at Bar Louie are the Googleites who work upstairs. You can always pick them out by the Google-logoed accessories they wear.

  6. Zach
    Posted April 14, 2009 at 3:58 pm | Permalink

    CougAr, I should say.

  7. Posted April 14, 2009 at 7:13 pm | Permalink

    I think the googlies are too young by definition to be cougars… And by “Eagles,” Mr Reynolds, do you mean the place on Cross that used to be Vinyl Joes? I wasn’t aware that they sold memberships… So, any other regular drink specials?

  8. Posted April 14, 2009 at 7:23 pm | Permalink

    And some nights are cheaper at the Brewery than other nights. I think it’s Tuesdays and Sundays, but I can never keep it straight.

  9. Posted April 14, 2009 at 7:41 pm | Permalink

    I feel the same way Zach does…a part of me dies when I spend money there, but they do have a nice MI beer selection. Oy.

    Don’t forget that the Corner has specials for its mug club members! We get $1 off of beer and discounts on growlers. (You can now use this discount at ABC, too!) They have happy hour from 4-7 every weekday and all day Monday (it used to also be 8-12 on Saturdays, but they changed it to earlier in the day)

  10. Burt Reynolds
    Posted April 15, 2009 at 7:24 am | Permalink

    Fraternal Order of Eagles.

  11. Haab's
    Posted April 15, 2009 at 12:50 pm | Permalink

    Haab’s Happy Hour is now 4-7, Monday-Friday!!!

  12. Haab's
    Posted April 15, 2009 at 12:52 pm | Permalink

    Haab’s Happy Hour is now available Monday-Friday 4-7. It used to be 5-7.

  13. Curt Waugh
    Posted April 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | Permalink

    I think Sticks has free pool on Sunday and Happy Hour every day 4-7. Select beer specials and a pizza special.

    I touched Lord Stanley’s Cup at Sticks. It will always hold a dear place in my heart. (Lord Stanley? Not so happy.)

  14. 2 Cents
    Posted June 23, 2010 at 3:55 pm | Permalink

    Anyone know what the Tap Rooms specials are?

  15. Posted June 23, 2010 at 9:33 pm | Permalink

    Last Friday night, I bought ten pints of Oberon. They were $2.50 each.

  16. Posted June 23, 2010 at 9:34 pm | Permalink

    During the day… not that I drink a lot during the day… I believe they generally have big cans of beer for about that same price.

  17. Posted September 28, 2010 at 10:48 am | Permalink

    Tower Inn Best deal in Town!

    2-4 pm
    10-1 am
    Pints of 8 choices $1.99
    32 oz $3.99
    1/2 off all appetizers
    1/2 off all drinks.
    Also $3 margaritas on Tuesdays all day

  18. Posted March 9, 2011 at 8:18 pm | Permalink

    Bless you my friend for Ypsilanti happy hour blog. I will promise to give each and everyone some dedicated research! :)

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