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Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event
1 year ago

Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event

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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

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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!

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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

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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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Short’s Fest: Saluting Production in a Year of Spectacular Growth
1 year ago

Short’s Fest: Saluting Production in a Year of Spectacular Growth

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Short’s Fest is the best kind of combination parking lot & lawn party—it’s fun and laid-back, and bonus, the beer is fabulous.

It’s just a pure, simple gathering of …
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Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books
1 year ago

Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books

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The frozen washcloths helped. So did the shady trees. But the biggest relief from the sweltering heat was the beer. Because that is what this festival is about—beer. Specifically, Michigan …
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Hot Summer in the City: Founders Fest 2016
1 year ago

Hot Summer in the City: Founders Fest 2016

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Thousands spent last Saturday ringing in what’s sure to be a very hot summer at Founders Fest 2016. This year’s celebration of beer and music featured eight musical acts, food …
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Good Vibes at Odd Side Ales Funk Fest
2 years ago

Good Vibes at Odd Side Ales Funk Fest

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A long overdue festival for Odd Side Ales finally popped its cherry on Saturday. OSA has been exploring the idea of a festival for quite a while now. They always …
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