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Craft beer “enthusiasts” offered brewery tours

LANSING – One of the benefits of membership in the Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” program is special VIP tours and tastings at member breweries around the state. To participate in …
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TC Summer Fest breweries feature old staples

TRAVERSE CITY — Local music, food and beer — a fine combination by any right, but in the setting of a beautiful evening in Northern Michigan they become something even …
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Beer-a-Palooza exceeds expectations

GRAND RAPIDS — Last week’s Beer-A-Palooza was a breath of fresh air for someone who covers a lot of beer events.

Although the event is in just its third year, …
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Introducing BeerSocialGR

GRAND RAPIDS — MittenBrew is proud to announce our latest project — BeerSocialGR. In partnership with the L&B Portfolio, we’ve developed an event that focuses on pairing great beer with …
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50 plus breweries to highlight TC Microbrew & Music Festival

TRAVERSE CITY – Perhaps what makes the Traverse City Summer Microbrew & Music Festival a destination summer festival is that it’s about more than the beer.

Yes, music lovers meet …
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WGRD celebrates the art of the craft

GRAND RAPIDS — John Ball Park is home to many festivals, but Saturday marked a new celebration of sorts — WGRD’s 2011 Summer Craft Beer Festival.

The festival not only …
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Vander Mill celebrates cider garden opening

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — In hopes of promoting more on-site consumption of its hard cider, Vander Mill celebrated the grand opening of its outdoor cider garden Friday.

Hard cider’s increasing …
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Summer Beer Fest thrills with extreme, experimental offerings

YPSILANTI — As an avid enthusiast of unique and massive brews, the beer list at last weekend’s Michigan Summer Beer Festival had me absolutely giddy with anticipation.

Fortunately, through hours …
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