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From Behind the Table: Working the MBG Winter Beer Fest
7 months ago

From Behind the Table: Working the MBG Winter Beer Fest

Before I worked in the craft industry, I was a beer festival attendee. My perspective only stretched as far as to see the glorious, seemingly never-ending flow of beer from …
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Perrin Brewing: Braving the Cold for Beer and Charity
8 months ago

Perrin Brewing: Braving the Cold for Beer and Charity

West Michiganders are beer-loving, hardy, and generous souls. Attendance at Perrin Brewing Company’s 1st Ice Jam Winter Festival pretty much proves that. An event designed to showcase specialty and collaborative …
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A Look Back At Traverse City Beer Week
10 months ago

A Look Back At Traverse City Beer Week

Typically, November in Northern Michigan means dark skies before 6:00 p.m., shorter business hours, and an exodus of summer and fall visitors. However, Traverse City Beer Week keeps the area …
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8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival RECAP
11 months ago

8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival RECAP

Beer festivals happen several times a year. From fest to fest, some things are different—the weather, the breweries, the food. But many things are exactly same from year to year—the …
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Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event
11 months ago

Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event

Zwanze Day is a fictitious holiday created by Jean Van Roy, owner and brewmaster of Brasserie Cantillon. His intention is to celebrate and honor the playful spirit of the people …
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Craft Beer Trumps Rainy Monsoon at Eighth Annual U.P. Beer Fest
1 year ago

Craft Beer Trumps Rainy Monsoon at Eighth Annual U.P. Beer Fest

Nothing could stop people from enjoying U.P. Beer Fest this past Saturday.

Not the 10-hour drive to Marquette (for downstate attendees).

Not the monsoon rainfall that started at …
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Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!
1 year ago

Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!

The Saturday morning of August 27 looked dicey. There was lightning cracking and rain coming down sideways. Perhaps this was the curse of Burning Foot? After all, the festival’s inauguration …
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HopStock Fest Brings Local Love to Beer City
1 year ago

HopStock Fest Brings Local Love to Beer City

Hops adorned the entrance to HopStock, the Beer City Brewers Guild’s inaugural craft beverage festival, while a 1977 Volkswagen bus-turned-photo booth captured hoppy smiles and totally groovin’ taste buds. Unlike …
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