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Brewery Profiles

Ernie Richards: Grand Rapids Brewing Co.’s Sparkle Queen
1 week ago

Ernie Richards: Grand Rapids Brewing Co.’s Sparkle Queen

“What good is sanity?!”

That was the first thing out of Ernie Richards’ mouth when I showed up to interview him, after having commented about how impressive Grand Rapids …
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Baffin Brewing: You Gotta Drink Your Way In
2 weeks ago

Baffin Brewing: You Gotta Drink Your Way In

On one trip to Maine, brewer Evan Feringa found something that he had not seen in his home state of Michigan—a mug club that you had to drink into.


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What’s Up In The Washtenaw County?  Part One
2 months ago

What’s Up In The Washtenaw County? Part One

Washtenaw County is blessed with many things—beautiful downtowns, spacious parks, green space, and a wide variety of brewpubs for our drinking pleasure. This article will examine the six non-Ann Arbor …
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Lessons Learned: Newcomer City Built Brewing Shares Goals and Experience
3 months ago

Lessons Learned: Newcomer City Built Brewing Shares Goals and Experience

As they finish their third month of being open to the public, we checked in with City Built Brewing Company to see what they have learned along the way.


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Beards Brewery Celebrates Five Years of Success in New Space
4 months ago

Beards Brewery Celebrates Five Years of Success in New Space

The first time I ventured out to Beards, I nearly missed it driving through downtown Petoskey. The sign was relatively small on an easy-to-miss building. The brewery itself was tucked …
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Tripelroot: Zeeland’s First & Only Brewpub in the Midst of Expansion
4 months ago

Tripelroot: Zeeland’s First & Only Brewpub in the Midst of Expansion

As they appraoch three years of business, Tripelroot, Zeeland’s first and only brewpub, is maintaining a focus on crafting an experience that is simple, sustainable, and social.

The space was …
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Cheboygan Brewing Co: Absolutely Pure and Well Brewed
4 months ago

Cheboygan Brewing Co: Absolutely Pure and Well Brewed

“Today is a slammed day,” says Brian Lindsay, brewer at Cheboygan Brewing Company (CBC).

It’s packaging day at CBC, meaning hundreds of cases of empty cans have just been dropped …
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A Little Something for Everyone at the Grand River Brewery
5 months ago

A Little Something for Everyone at the Grand River Brewery

While growing up in Jackson, MI, I saw tons of businesses come and go in the downtown area. It was always sad watching a memorable place close, but it was …
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