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A Look Back At Traverse City Beer Week
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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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Short’s Fest: Saluting Production in a Year of Spectacular Growth
2 years ago

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

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
2 years ago

Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books

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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