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Michigan Brewers Guild celebrates 20 Years of Festivals and Advocacy
6 months ago

Michigan Brewers Guild celebrates 20 Years of Festivals and Advocacy

In the beginning, 1997 to be precise, there were approximately 30 breweries with membership in the newly minted Michigan Brewers Guild. The purpose of their inception was to form an …
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Three Years of Beer, Bands, And Beach At Burning Foot
7 months ago

Three Years of Beer, Bands, And Beach At Burning Foot

Imagine you and your friends on a sandy beach along Lake Michigan, encircled by the area’s best breweries, jamming out to some awesome live music; could there be a better …
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Crystal Mountain Celebrates 60th Summer with 12th Annual Festival
8 months ago

Crystal Mountain Celebrates 60th Summer with 12th Annual Festival

Memorial Day weekend: a weekend that boasts endless activities, events, and happenings under the hopeful curtain of a warm spring sun. Barbeques, boating, backyard hangouts, downtown strolls, outdoor festivals. So, …
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Craft Brewers Conference: A Survival Guide For First-Time Attendees
9 months ago

Craft Brewers Conference: A Survival Guide For First-Time Attendees

MittenBrew sent Jeff Rogers, Brewery Operations Manager at Harmony Brewing Company, to Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® in Washington, D.C. to document the annual event from the lens of …
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Michigan Brewers Pledge Allegiance in Nation’s Capital
9 months ago

Michigan Brewers Pledge Allegiance in Nation’s Capital

In sharp contrast to a city built on politics—a force with the power to polarize millions, beer just proved to have the strength to do the exact opposite. Nearly 15,000 …
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Suds and Snow Continues to Grow
10 months ago

Suds and Snow Continues to Grow

Over a decade ago, Suds & Snow started as a small beer festival meant to break up the winter. On Saturday, the 11th annual Suds & Snow was larger and …
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From Behind the Table: Working the MBG Winter Beer Fest
11 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
12 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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