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Steve Siciliano: Behind the Persona
1 month ago

Steve Siciliano: Behind the Persona

For Steve Siciliano, proprietor of Siciliano’s Market (perhaps West Michigan’s most well-respected bottle shop and homebrewing supply store), admitting failure acknowledges how seriously close he was to giving up—and how …
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Michigan Beer and Brat Festival Brings Together the Tastes of Summer
1 month ago

Michigan Beer and Brat Festival Brings Together the Tastes of Summer

Nothing says Memorial Day weekend like a giant cookout.

For the last 12 years, Crystal Mountain has been hosting just that, bringing together Michigan breweries and unique takes on …
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CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE: A MICHIGAN PERSPECTIVE
1 month ago

CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE: A MICHIGAN PERSPECTIVE

“Networking” is a cliché excuse to get a paid “vacation” and drink a bunch of beer with your industry buddies, but it’s clear that there’s sincere value in being able …
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Fetch Brewing Company: Creating Their Own Island
2 months ago

Fetch Brewing Company: Creating Their Own Island

“There’s got to be more to life than this,” said Jen Hain, owner of Fetch Brewing Company alongside her husband, Dan.

They didn’t plan on opening a brewery. They had …
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Winter Beer Fest ’18: Flooded, but Not Washed Up
4 months ago

Winter Beer Fest ’18: Flooded, but Not Washed Up

The Michigan Brewers Guild’s Winter Beer Fest was (understandably) pushed back one week due to local flooding of the Grand River. With knee-jerk reactions on social media, and many shots …
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Mitten Brewing Company Announces “Art of Pitching” Series
4 months ago

Mitten Brewing Company Announces “Art of Pitching” Series

The Mitten Brewing Company has built itself around bringing the worlds of craft beer and baseball together. Something the two worlds share is the idea of pitching.

In baseball, pitching …
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Speciation Artisan Ales Releases First Spontaneously Brewed Ale
5 months ago

Speciation Artisan Ales Releases First Spontaneously Brewed Ale

Standing on the shore of Lake Superior at night, lit only by the moon or maybe the northern lights, you get a sense of how big the lake is. Without …
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Do You Even Cellar Beer, Bro?
5 months ago

Do You Even Cellar Beer, Bro?

We’ll admit, on occasion, it’s really good to be us. Founders Brewing Co. did something they rarely do, and we had the honor to be a part of it. They …
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