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Brewery Profiles

Chelsea Alehouse offers a “strong, community-focused pub”
4 years ago

Chelsea Alehouse offers a “strong, community-focused pub”

CHELSEA — More than three years in the making, the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery is finally a reality. Its opening last Thursday marks the advent of the first brewery in this …
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Grand Rapids Brewing opens to high anticipation
5 years ago

Grand Rapids Brewing opens to high anticipation

GRAND RAPIDS — Lines are a bit of thing at Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

Since opening its doors last week, beer lovers have waited as long as two hours to …
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Rockford Brewing embraces local community
5 years ago

Rockford Brewing embraces local community

ROCKFORD — Prior to Prohibition, there were more than 2,000 breweries in the United States. Without adequate transportation, they were all essentially neighborhood breweries.

Now, as the number of breweries …
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Ferment offers big, bold brews with laid back atmosphere
5 years ago

Ferment offers big, bold brews with laid back atmosphere

TRAVERSE CITY — One step inside Brewery Ferment, and you might think you’ve walked into a coffee shop.

Instead, this laid back, bright atmosphere is home to Traverse City’s newest …
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The Green Mitten: Profiling ingredients and people
5 years ago

The Green Mitten: Profiling ingredients and people

Editor’s Note: This is part three of a three part series. 

Although the production process of beer might cause large amounts of pollution without conscious owners, the ingredients that go …
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The Green Mitten: Profiling beer production
5 years ago

The Green Mitten: Profiling beer production

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three part series. This part profiles sustainable production. 

Ninety-three percent.

That’s the rate Founders Brewing Co. and Bell’s Brewery Inc., Michigan’s two …
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A moment through time: A look behind the scenes at Bell’s
5 years ago

A moment through time: A look behind the scenes at Bell’s

COMSTOCK — Bell’s Brewery, the anchor of the Michigan microbrews.

The brewery is quite possibly the reason the industry has exploded the past 15 years in Michigan and only set …
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The Green Mitten: Profiling Michigan’s eco-friendly breweries
5 years ago

The Green Mitten: Profiling Michigan’s eco-friendly breweries

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three part series, profiling sustainability in Michigan breweries. Today, an introduction.

It seems as though there’s an underlying, laid back persona to …
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