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About Emily Haines Lloyd

Emily Haines is a freelance writer in the Grand Rapids area. She has worked in advertising and marketing for the past 17 years and has been lucky enough to collaborate with local brands like Bell’s Brewery, New Holland Brewing Co. & Artisan Spirits and the Michigan Brewers Guild. Emily is a fan of barrel-aged beers and smooth brown spirits. She has contributed to MicroShiner, Kalamazoo Gazette and Michigan Country Lines and won a Charles LeDuff essay contest in The Detroit News.
Latest Posts | By Emily Haines Lloyd
PLEASANT HOUSE BREWING: Where Pie Met Beer
2 years ago

PLEASANT HOUSE BREWING: Where Pie Met Beer

Many of today’s brewery stories start with homebrewing equipment in a college apartment or sips of craft beer on a road trip across the United States that inspired owners to …
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Journeyman Distillery: growing organically
2 years ago

Journeyman Distillery: growing organically

Take a look at the paperwork involved, and you know it’s not a small thing to be certified organic these days. Little by little, farmers are taking the steps to …
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Bad Moon Studio: a labor of love
2 years ago

Bad Moon Studio: a labor of love

JENISON — John Timmer of Bad Moon Studio didn’t expect his life to change over a conversation with his 11-year-old son on the way to hockey practice.

“He asked my why …
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