Ethanology

125 Ames, Olds St., Elk Rapids MI 49629
$$$ No Food

​Deeply committed to encapsulating the diversity of Northern Michigan agriculture, through a vertically integrated and innovative approach to distillate production, Ethanolo¿y is changing the paradigm of spirit. Our focus is to utilize hyperlocal, unique substrates and botanicals that truly represent our region, and our passion to create spirits and cocktail with intention, and uncompromising quality.

Thank you for reserving a Yurt at Ethanolo¿y.

Enjoy the #YurtVillage and most importantly, thoroughly enjoy yourselves.

Reservations

Booking Notes:

Thank you for reserving a Yurt at Ethanolo¿y. When you arrive, please check in with host. We allow a 15 minute grace period if arriving late. Reservations are for 75min (1:15). No outside beverages. No smoking. Enjoy. We recommend that your party arrive 10-15min early, as you will have time to order a cocktail, and enter your yurt with a libation in hand. A $50 cancellation fee will be charged if you do not show for your reservation, or reschedule within 24hrs.

Business Info

  • Address: 125 Ames, Olds St., Elk Rapids MI 49629
  • Cross Street: Olds
  • Cuisine: No Food |
  • Cost: | Moderate
  • Category: Distillery
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Required
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Other |
  • Parking: Private Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Discover | Cash | Apple Pay |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: (231) 498-2800
  • Features: Outdoor Seating, Tasting Menu, Lounge / Bar, Farm-to-table,
  • Occasion: Special Occasion, Trendy / Hip, Date Night,

Photos

Ethanology - Logo

Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Closed - Yurts
Tuesday
Closed - Yurts
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.95 out of 5 stars based on 225 votes

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Apr 11, 2022
Janet H.
We did not sample the pop up food since we came after dinner. The experience was top-notch. The staff is wonderfully friendly and created craft cocktails that are unique and keep us coming back.

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 28, 2022
Sabrina K.
Super friendly Extremely knowledgeable Amazing experience…we will be back soon!

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 18, 2022
Mindy S.
The yurt was warm and very comfortable, they thought of everything, wood burning stove, blankets, games and DELISH drinks!! Wonderful service and really nice people. What could be better!!

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Jan 10, 2022
Ashley L.
The cocktails are always delicious, and unique! You often will not find them anywhere else! The whole vibe of Ethanology (the atmosphere, the people, the drinks) is a definite 10/10 for me.

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Jan 10, 2022
Brad B.
Great drinks and the the staff were awesome!

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Jan 08, 2022
Lynn S.
A welcoming & friendly staff made us delicious cocktails & escorted us to our warm & cozy yurt. Attention is paid to every detail at Ethanology. What a great night… thank you!

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Jan 04, 2022
Dan D.
Awesome cocktails and space. Some type of basic food offering would be great in the future.

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 25, 2021
Tom A.
Great place with a good vibe. Cannot wait to go back!

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 14, 2021
Sandy E.
Such a nice, welcoming staff! Such a unique product and experience. Great weather for being cosy in a Yurt!!

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 30, 2021
Allie H.
The Yurt was warm and cozy. The drinks were delicious and the service was great! They explained the ingredients and gave it a personal touch. We will be back!

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 21, 2021
Mike T.
Awesome time in the Yurt! Very fun, excellent drinks and very warm and friendly atmosphere! Staff was great.

Overall: 10/10
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Mar 21, 2021
Alyssa A.
This is my favorite spot in N.Y. michigan that is not in the woods or on the lakes. Every drink is a work of art, the staff is awesome, the yurts are so much fun, and we are so lucky to have this place!!

Overall: 10/10
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Mar 07, 2021
Chelsea K.
Amazing staff, amazing drinks & amazing atmosphere! Highly recommend stopping in for a craft cocktail!

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 26, 2021
Kristal D.
Always love my time there Just need some White Russian mix

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 24, 2021
Laura Q.
We did not have food so we can't quite rate it but we rented a yurt and it was a blast. The yurts are SO warm, ordering via the waitlist was easy and convenient, and we did a quick tasting when we came in to close out and ended up leaving with several bottles. The drinks are great and so are the spirits.

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 24, 2021
Kristin G.
We had so much fun at Ethanology, it was a pleasure to have great cocktails served to us in a safe way in our private yurt! Thanks for the great service and delicious beverages.

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 19, 2021
Christine H.
It was terrific, Can't wait to go back.

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Feb 15, 2021
Andrea E.
We loved everything about going there, the yurt, the cocktails, the service, the fat that we could take our own food! Going to Ethanology was one of the highlights of our trip. Thank you for making it happen :) Will be back and will recommend to everyone.

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Feb 07, 2021
Kay C. B.
Love the yurts! Hope they’re available in winters that are non-Covid. No food was available but I was able to bring my own snacks - quite lovely!!

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Feb 05, 2021
Janet V.
Wonderful to see this small business putting so much effort into being excellent. They nailed it!!

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 03, 2021
Jenna O.
New favorite place to visit! Great drinks and atmosphere

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 29, 2021
Zoe M.
We loved the experience and the people working there were very friendly! The drinks were great too. We will definitely be back!

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Jan 27, 2021
Madyson B.
Amazing drinks! Very friendly staff. Would have been cool if food options were available

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 25, 2021
Lori B.
Outstanding craft cocktails. Felt well taken care of. Yurts cozy, warm and clean. Superb staff. I will be recommending to anyone heading north! We will be back

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 24, 2021
Micah C.
Awesome experience. Great staff excellent service!! We will be back for sure!

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 23, 2021
Shelly B.
Such a great place and drinks are so good. We just wish you had snacks. Will definitely be back.

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 20, 2021
Ralph R.
The Yurt experience was amazing. So well thought out. Killer cocktails. Better do it next year. I believe the yurts will be the preferred seating in the cold months even after this pandemic mess.

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 18, 2021
Lisa H.
Your business, and the people that work there, as well as the owners are always incredible. Keep doing what you’re doing, thank you for always providing a great experience.

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 16, 2021
Ashley H.
We truly couldn’t have had a better time. The service was WONDERFUL. Everyone was so nice and helpful. The ambiance — I mean it doesn’t get better. Last but certainly not least, the drinks. Holy hell they were incredible. The Negroni was the best I’ve ever had and I’ve had a lot

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 15, 2021
Jimmy M.
Always an amazing experience. So grateful for this place!

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Jan 11, 2021
Bri P.
Love this place, you’ll never have a bad experience! Go check it out:)

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 09, 2021
James T.
Great drinks and the yurts are warm and comfortable

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 09, 2021
Paige P.
Great staff, amazing drinks, and fun atmosphere!

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Jan 06, 2021
Karen F.
The experience was awesome!! I am definitely going back!!

Overall: 9/10
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Feb 05, 2022
Mishael L.
Love everything about Ethanology!!

Overall: 9/10
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Dec 07, 2021
Emily W.
Awesome place! Will be back for sure ☺️

Overall: 8/10
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Jan 31, 2021
Susan F.
Great drinks great set up. Brought our own dinner in. Couldn't have asked for more

Overall: 7/10
Food: 4/10
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Dec 29, 2021
Marty F.
Super friendly host and bartender but super limited drink menu with overpriced drinks for the ingredients and time it takes to make them. Much different experience with the menu than in the summer. The yurt works best with no more than 4 people even though they say 6 is the max.