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About Steph Harding

Camera in one hand, beer in the other. Now that's a good motto to live by.... Steph is a freelance photographer working primarily in documentary, portrait and editorial photography. She began shooting for MittenBrew in 2013 and then came on board as a managing partner in 2015. In August 2015, she became the new owner taking over for Bryan Esler who started MittenBrew in 2011. Covering our vibrant craft beer scene is not just her job, but a personal passion. She is always willing to have good conversation over a pint. View her freelance work at www.stephharding.com. Check out her last beer on untappd: stephharding
Latest Posts | By Steph Harding
Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event
11 months ago

Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event

Zwanze Day is a fictitious holiday created by Jean Van Roy, owner and brewmaster of Brasserie Cantillon. His intention is to celebrate and honor the playful spirit of the people …
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Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!
1 year ago

Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!

The Saturday morning of August 27 looked dicey. There was lightning cracking and rain coming down sideways. Perhaps this was the curse of Burning Foot? After all, the festival’s inauguration …
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Taste our Terroir: Brewing a 100% Michigan Beer at Home
1 year ago

Taste our Terroir: Brewing a 100% Michigan Beer at Home

Ben Darcie at Gravel Bottom Brewery and Homebrew Supply in Ada, Michigan, believes that all of us should have the opportunity to brew a 100% Michigan made beer. Even the …
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Coldbreak Brewing: Newest Member to our Homebrewing Community
1 year ago

Coldbreak Brewing: Newest Member to our Homebrewing Community

I had the pleasure of chatting with Boyd Culver and Chris Musil of Coldbreak Brewing Equipment recently. They’re new to the home brew store community, and with their educational classes …
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HopStock Fest Brings Local Love to Beer City
1 year ago

HopStock Fest Brings Local Love to Beer City

Hops adorned the entrance to HopStock, the Beer City Brewers Guild’s inaugural craft beverage festival, while a 1977 Volkswagen bus-turned-photo booth captured hoppy smiles and totally groovin’ taste buds. Unlike …
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A Rooster Walks Into a Bar. He Kicks Ass.
1 year ago

A Rooster Walks Into a Bar. He Kicks Ass.

You can’t judge a beer by its label. Or can you? When you are drinking Bitter Old Fecker, you will not only get a beautifully drawn label featuring a farm …
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Craft Draft 2 Go: Drink it Now or Later
1 year ago

Craft Draft 2 Go: Drink it Now or Later

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are aware of the situation surrounding Craft Draft 2 Go and its co-owner Aaron VanArsdale. Due to the turbulent nature of the story, we are closing comments …
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Beer City Metal Works & Construction: They Can Build It
1 year ago

Beer City Metal Works & Construction: They Can Build It

MittenBrew covers all aspects of Michigan craft beverages, but there’s often a market that gets neglected – the unique and handcrafted industries that have grown up alongside the booming brewing …
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