Flatiron Brewing opens in Manistique

To say Manistique was ready for Flatiron Brewing is an understatement. Look at this crowd!

It’s been a journey for this crew of former Manistique residenets and their families – and we’re so glad they persisted. Flatiron Brewing is in downtown Manistique and its name hearkens back to the “the famous Flat Iron block of town, once home to 22 bars when the paper company tried to make Manistique an alcohol-free town before Prohibition,” according to a recent article in UpWord.

“This came from a group of childhood friends just sitting around and discussing business ideas two years ago, and being down in Grand Rapids, we all enjoyed craft beers,” said Jake Boudreau, one of the owners of Flat Iron. “When we thought about what kind of business we all liked to do, we searched for the commercial properties and decided to look back in Manistique where we grew up.”

Read the full story in UpWord

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