The television show "Cheers" was all about happenings at a neighborhood watering hole.
At Brewery Ferment, there’s no enticing theme song, and Norm isn’t belly up at the end of the bar. In fact, there isn’t even a sit-down bar at all.
But if it’s all about the beer at a neighborhood bar, then maybe Brewery Ferment is on to something. The owners of Traverse City’s newest nightspot are hoping that the beers, plus the tavern’s location on Union Street south of Eighth, will make it both a neighborhood success and a draw for those navigating the downtown scene.
“It’s a cross between being downtown and being a neighborhood haunt,” said Carly Anderson, one of the five partners that make up the brain trust at Brewery Ferment.
See the full story in this week's Northern Express Weekly.