Brewery Profiles

MBC: Opening Sparta’s cellar door

SPARTA — The thought of a cellar typically conjures thoughts of a dingy, chilly and dark basement.

And, if you’re a Michigander, likely a dirt floor. In other words, it’s …
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Witch’s Hat Brewing the culmination of a love affair – with beer

SOUTH LYON — It was love at first sight for Ryan and Erin Cottongim. When they found the used “Mr. Beer” homebrewing kit at a garage sale in 2004, the …
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Vivant brings European view to Grand Rapids

There’s something almost sacred about walking into Brewery Vivant. And it’s not just because the Grand Rapids brewery is a former church.

Since opening in December 2010, the Belgian-style, European-influenced …
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