The Beer Grotto combines bar lounge with retail store for craft beers and wines
DEXTER — Taste it. Love it. Tote it. That’s the motto the owners of The Beer Grotto hope its customers will turn their new business into a smashing success.
The Beer Grotto will have its grand opening to the public Wednesday, July 2 in downtown Dexter. The shop is half lounge and half beer and wine retail shop each side featuring 48 craft beers on tap with 24 types of craft wines available as well.
The business is managed by Lisa Manno, who has been with the company for more than a year and gone from employee to part owner in that time. The company has moved quickly from its incorporation last year to opening the store this week.
“It’s been a great evolution,” Manno said. “I want to see how the concept continues to evolve.”
The Beer Grotto’s system involves free samples of its beers and low-cost samples of its wines to let customers find what they like before making a major purchase. The hope is to let people who may not be a fan of craft beers acquire a taste for it, employee Dan Ebanski said.
“We have 48 drafts, 37 from Michigan,” Ebanski said. “The rest are from all over the United […]