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IT’S ALL ABOUT

THE BEER

Fresh Brew…Always on Tap

Enjoy a great beer as you watch the brewmaster prepare some of the six fresh brews we have on tap daily. And we guarantee that whether you come for great beer, great food, or both, you’ll want to come back…again and again. CJ’s has something for everyone!
Rich-Hagg Red
    Rich-Hagg Red
    RED

    Amber or red in color, this beer offers a nice balance of sweet malt highlights and medium hop finish. A good beer for most lunches or dinners.

    Lower Straits Stout
      Lower Straits Stout
      STOUT

      A full-bodied American stout, this beer is a blend of roast chocolate and black malts with an addition of baker’s chocolate, topped off with a creamy head.

      Vat 33 I.P.A.
        Vat 33 I.P.A.
        I.P.A.

        This is an American style IPA that’s heavily hopped. Orange in color with a citrus hop bitterness and nose from the Amarillo and Cascade hops.

        American Wheat
          American Wheat
          WHEAT

          A sweeter beer with very mild hop bitterness. This beer offers a banana or clove accent. Served with a lemon wedge upon request.

          Golden Lager
            Golden Lager
            LAGER

            A light American style golden beer with a crisp, clean hop finish and aroma. The perfect beer for almost any appetizer or entree.

            Seasonal / Specialty
              Seasonal / Specialty
              SEASONAL

              Specialty and seasonal beers are available in limited quantities. Ask your server for details!

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              Join Our Mug Club

              MUG CLUB PERKS

              • Admission to exclusive Mug events
              • Special pricing – 25oz. beer for pint price
              • Complimentary birthday loot
              • Customized Mug
              • Thursday nights – Members Only Specials
              • Lifetime ($50) and Annual ($30) Memberships Available

              SPECIALS

              • $1.00 of Mugs on home team games
              • Tuesday Night – Growlers 1/2 Price

              Stop by the Commerce location to join today!

              Meet Brewmaster JT

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              If you’ve ever stepped into CJ’s Brewery, the first things you may have noticed are the large bronze tanks located in the front of the bar. That’s the unique thing about CJ’s: we brew our own beer right in the bar, right where you can see every step of the process. We also have our very own brewmaster, JT, who single-handedly creates and brews all of our beers.

              JT first began brewing beer while he was in college. He experimented with different small batches in his basement, learning as much as he could from other home brewers he knew. In 2006, CJ’s was in search of a brewer to bring new life into the bar, and JT was in search of a new career. In spite of his parents’ apprehension, he joined the CJ’s family and has never looked back.

              Of all the many jobs he has had, JT says being brewmaster is the hardest and the best. He likes being able to create and experiment with different brews, and loves all the challenges that come along with brewing. He enjoys being active, learning, and keeping up with the busy demand at CJ’s.

              When he isn’t drinking his favorite CJ’s brew, the Red Hagg Red, JT keeps busy trying beers from all over the country to explore what other brewers are doing.

              In the future, JT wants to experiment with more fruit beers and use more local Michigan hops to brew the ales and lagers. He would also love to experiment with more high-gravity beers.

              Stop in to see JT hard at work brewing your favorite CJ’s beer!

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