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Vivant highlights wood-aged brews

The following is a sample size of brews served during Brewery Vivant’s Wood-Aged Beer Celebration on Oct. 22. Drawing in an estimated 500 beer drinkers, more than 2,250 six-ounce cups …
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500 congregate for Vivant’s wood-aged brews

GRAND RAPIDS — When a brewery owner and his brewmaster are on the same page, magical things happen. Just ask Jacob Derylo, brewmaster at Brewery Vivant.

Saturday, the brewpub hosted …
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October shines spotlight on Detroit Beer City

DETROIT – For the third October in a row, Michigan craft beer enthusiasts turned out en masse to celebrate the growing beer scene of a town whose nicknames include the …
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Pumpkin brews on showcase at Detroit Fall Beer Fest

It’s no surprise well over half of the 52 breweries at Saturday’s Detroit Fall Beer Fest offered at least one fall-specific brew.

While some breweries stuck to typical nutmeg and …
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Hoptoberfest offers unique flare on tradition

GRAND RAPIDS — An estimated 4,500 people filled a downtown street Saturday, braving wind and cold temperatures to enjoy local beers in the first Hoptoberfest.

A collaboration between HopCat and seven …
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Leading to Saturday: The latest on Hoptoberfest

Grand Rapids is prepping up for what could be one of the largest beer celebrations in West Michigan. Celebrating the German Oktoberfest heritage, Saturday’s Hoptoberfest will feature great beer, art …
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Wood-aged beer event on tap for Vivant
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Wood-aged beer event on tap for Vivant

GRAND RAPIDS — Tucked away in the bowels of Brewery Vivant are some aging brews that will be ripe for public consumption when they’re tapped in less than two weeks.


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Hoptoberfest combines local brews and blues

Oktoberfest is hitting the streets of Grand Rapids in a whole new way. And it’s going to be “hopping.”

Together with HopCat and Barfly Events, several Grand Rapids-area brewers are …
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