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8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival RECAP
6 months ago

8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival RECAP

Beer festivals happen several times a year. From fest to fest, some things are different—the weather, the breweries, the food. But many things are exactly same from year to year—the …
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Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books
9 months ago

Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books

The frozen washcloths helped. So did the shady trees. But the biggest relief from the sweltering heat was the beer. Because that is what this festival is about—beer. Specifically, Michigan …
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A Peek at the Peak
1 year ago

A Peek at the Peak

Grizzly Peak is one of the pioneer brewpubs in Ann Arbor, MI. Along with Arbor Brewing Company, it anchors Washington Street in downtown in a way that beer drinkers might …
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Ashley’s of Westland Hosting Two Festivals in February

For the past six years, Ashley’s of Westland has hosted it’s Belgian Beer Week, serving only beer brewed in Belgium over an eleven day period. In 2015, they added …
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Cellarmen’s brings fermentation, hardcore metal to Hazel Park
1 year ago

Cellarmen’s brings fermentation, hardcore metal to Hazel Park

HAZEL PARK, MI – If you hear loud music coming from 24310 John R, you can be sure the four bearded men inside the building are hard at work brewing …
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Dark Horse Brewing, HopCat Team Up for Record Tap Takeover
1 year ago

Dark Horse Brewing, HopCat Team Up for Record Tap Takeover

DETROIT – HopCat Detroit and Dark Horse Brewing Co., of Marshall joined forces this weekend to produce a World Record Tap Takeover featuring 130 unique Dark Horse brews.

The …
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Detroit Fall Beer Festival: The Rise of the Spice
2 years ago

Detroit Fall Beer Festival: The Rise of the Spice

Not that long ago, pumpkin spice did not invade every aspect of our society. Oh, sure, there were pumpkin pies, pumpkin muffins, and the occasional pumpkin cheesecake. But one couldn’t …
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Fall Kicks Off with Vander Fest
2 years ago

Fall Kicks Off with Vander Fest

Grey skies and cooler temperatures couldn’t dampen the spirits of attendees at this year’s Vander Fest, the yearly celebration hosted by Michigan’s highest volume cidery, Vander Mill of Spring Lake. …
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