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  109 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431
  (231) 843-7616
  mittenbar.com
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Tap List - 13


Founders Baltic Porter    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  Mug Club: $5.00
A complex beer that combines multi-layered malt with dark fruit flavors.
Baltic Porter
5.9% ABV

Founders Breakfast Stout Nitro    Nitro  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $6.00  ·  Mug Club: $6.00
An intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.
Imperial Stout
8.3% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Founders Frootwood    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
13 oz: $7.00  ·  Mug Club: $7.00
They took a crisp, light-bodied cherry ale and hid it away in oak barrels that have held both bourbon and maple syrup. The wood is the star.
Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
8.0% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Founders Imperial Stout 2015    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
13 oz: $7.00  ·  Mug Club: $7.00
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
10.5% ABV

Founders Imperial Stout 2016    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
13 oz: $7.00  ·  Mug Club: $7.00
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
10.5% ABV

Founders KBS 2016   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Taster: $4.00  ·  13 oz: $8.00  · 
Imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones.
Imperial Stout
12.4% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Founders Lizard Of Koz    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
13 oz: $8.00  ·  Mug Club: $8.00
Fresh Michigan blueberries, rich chocolate and vanilla aged in bourbon barrels to round out those beautiful flavors.
Imperial Stout
10.5% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Founders PC Pils    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  Mug Club: $5.00
Pleasantly crisp, perfectly clean and profoundly crushable, PC Pils is our take on the classic Pilsner style. Chinook, Cascade, Centennial.
German Pils
5.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Founders Pale Joe    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  Mug Club: $5.00
Light in color but full in flavor, this golden ale features notes of gently roasted, fruit-forward coffee.
American Pale Ale
5.4% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Founders Red's Rye IPA    Cask   Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $4.00  ·  Mug Club: $4.00
Serious hop bitterness, along with an unyielding grapefruit bouquet from the Amarillo dry hop, balances the malty richness of four varieties of imported Belgian caramel malts. Pours a spectacular crimson with a creamy tan head. A generous addition of rye malt accentuates a spicy, crisp finish.
Rye IPA
6.6% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Founders Rubaeus    Growler Fills  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
16 oz: $6.00  ·  Mug Club: $6.00
Deliciously fruity, with fresh raspberries providing the perfect balance of fruit and spice.
Fruit Beer
5.7% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Grand Armory Wheezin' The Juice    Growler Fills  
Grand Armory  ·  Grand Haven, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  Mug Club: $5.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.3% ABV  ·  37 IBU

Paw Paw Citra Melon IPA    Growler Fills  
Paw Paw Brewing  ·  Paw Paw, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  Mug Club: $5.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
4.8% ABV

Events - 20


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Fri
July 21, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
The Jim Shaneberger Band is a group of hardworking musicians hailing from West Michigan. Led by front man Jim Shaneberger, a skilled guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and vocalist, the band is a mainstay in the Michigan music scene. Bassist Jeffrey Baldus and drummer Steve Harris each add their own energy and playing styles for a lively, energetic, and eventful stage performance. With influences ...

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Sun
July 23, 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Stay Twisted Community Fitness and The Mitten Bar are partnering together to host Bend and Brew every other Sunday during the summer. Bend and Brews are scheduled for: 7/23, 8/6, 8/20 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 15 tickets are available. Yogis of all skill level, novice to expert, are invited to join us as we flow together. The ticket price includes the yoga instruction, use of a yoga mat and bever...

29

Sat
July 29, 6:00p.m. - 8:55p.m.
As a duo of Resonator guitar and Cajon drum, Drew Pentkowski and Loren Kranz began sharing songs in the spring of 2012. Soon they sought to expand to a full band with the addition of mutual friend Ryan Fitzgerald on upright bass.

4

Fri
August 04, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
From introspective dobro-driven tunes that wax poetic about heartbreak, addiction and modern America to up-tempo bluegrass cuts played with a traditional flair, Mark Lavengood's new album “We’ve Come Along” puts the listener right in the moment and keeps them moving down the metaphorical road to the next big feel. The album, in a nutshell, resonates life. Lavengood, aka “Huggy Bear,” may be be...

6

Sun
August 06, 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Stay Twisted Community Fitness and The Mitten Bar are partnering together to host Bend and Brew every other Sunday during the summer. Bend and Brews are scheduled for: 8/20 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 15 tickets are available. Yogis of all skill level, novice to expert, are invited to join us as we flow together. The ticket price includes the yoga instruction, use of a yoga mat and beverage from Th...

12

Sat
August 12, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
ElectroCats is a brand new two piece act featuring Dave Menzo and Craig "Griff" Griffith. Loops and effects meet old-school musicianship. Dance party!

18

Fri
August 18, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
Traverse City native Benjaman James is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with roots in funk, jazz, R&B, and soul. Benjaman inspires his audience by generating dance-worthy, captivating music that takes listeners on an energetic improvisational journey. Benjaman features a collection of seven incredible Michigan-based musicians, including a heroic horn section that has made dancers ...

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Sun
August 20, 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Join us fo the last brew of summer 2017! Stay Twisted Community Fitness and The Mitten Bar are partnering together to host Bend and Brew every other Sunday during the summer. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 15 tickets are available. Yogis of all skill level, novice to expert, are invited to join us as we flow together. The ticket price includes the yoga instruction, use of a yoga mat and beverage fro...

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Sat
August 26, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
A melting pot of Funk Jazz, Soul, Fusion & boogie They function mostly as a 3 or 4 piece or solo unit and occasionally add a vocalist and horn section.

16

Sat
September 16, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
The Heavy Pine believes in doing great music no one else plays. You'll hear B-Sides, Originals and some songs you've forgotten...

30

Sat
September 30, 9:00a.m. - 11:59p.m.
Drummer turned guitarist turned songwriter, Brett Mitchell, can swing sweet and low but also, rock yer socks off. Folky-Indie-Pop-Rock solo or band.

7

Sat
October 07, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
The Whistle Stop Revue is an Americana band formed in 2012 in the Southeastern region of Michigan. The band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fuses elements of bluegrass, blues, rock, country, jazz, and other forms of music in their live performances.

13

Fri
October 13, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
They hale from Chicago and call the Midwest their home. Steve Leaf crafts songs of love, loss, and history while Dan Haefs and Nick Young hold down one of the finest rhythm sections of our time.

20

Fri
October 20, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
Americana's wild child ClusterPluck mixes bluegrass, folk, rock, and country into a hearty sonic stew. Throwing tradition aside, they utilize banjo, guitar, bass, violin, mandolin, and dobro. This four piece band from St. Louis, MO produces an up-beat, grassy energy with a little country jam for listeners of all ages to savor.

10

Fri
November 10, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
"Big Dudee Roo is committed to rock and roll, and the making of it. Started by high school friends Justin Dore (guitar), Max Lockwood (bass, vocals), and Nate Wagner (guitar) in a small town in West Michigan, and now with the addition of Daine Hammerle (drums), the band has matured into a powerhouse of driving rhythms, heavy guitars, and thoughtful, poetic lyricism. Their latest releases, calle...

17

Fri
November 17, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
Inspired by early jazz and modern jam bands, Chris grew up jamming with friends and is now bringing his smooth guitar tone to brew pubs and music festivals around the midwest.

24

Fri
November 24, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
Southern Tier Based Organic Folk Duo Rapid River Boys Are Releasing Animating Principle This Fall. The Homespun Musicians Expand On Their EP Trek, Rooting Into The Core Of Their Experiences With Emotional Tenacity. Vulnerable And Strong, The Melodic Combination Of Guitar, Banjo And Mandolin Spawns A Positive Vibration That Will Uplift Listeners. In 2015 Fill Your Cup Was Featured On RoadTrip N...

2

Sat
December 02, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
Theo Batzer is an American Songwriter, Singer, and Storyteller armed with a band driven by a soulful sensibility for improvisation that brings you out around the dark side of the Moon and back down to the heart of America again. Surf the Moon Waves on a vastly epic array of American Genres deeply blended to come together as "Galactic JAMericana". Theo Batzer Band (former name) has been an o...

16

Sat
December 16, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
1000 Watt Prophets is a band of road dogs and troubadours ushering in a new age of organic, heartfelt music.

30

Sat
December 30, 8:30p.m. - 11:30p.m.
NYE weekend in Ludington! Join us for a free show :)