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Brewery Profiles

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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Short’s lives the good life in Northern Michigan
5 years ago

Short’s lives the good life in Northern Michigan

As the MittenBrew crew traveled to the U.P. Beer Festival, we scheduled a Short’s visit last Friday.

First up was a stop at the company’s production facility in Elk Rapids. …
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BarFly’s Mark Sellers leads a downtown beer revitalization
5 years ago

BarFly’s Mark Sellers leads a downtown beer revitalization

GRAND RAPIDS — Not even a sprained ankle can slow down Mark Sellers on this Monday morning because an expanded beer festival and new organic brewery are at stake.

Treating …
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White Flame Brewing Company: If you brew it, they will come
5 years ago

White Flame Brewing Company: If you brew it, they will come

HUDSONVILLE — Because Bill White doesn’t have what he calls a “real job,” he has plenty of time to sit back on a Friday and talk about beer.

He seems …
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