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Experience Grand Rapids unveils Beer City Passport Program
3 years ago

Experience Grand Rapids unveils Beer City Passport Program

GRAND RAPIDS – Starting today, Grand Rapids residents and tourists alike will have the opportunity to win the title of “Brewsader” and a free T-shirt.

Experience Grand Rapids, a local destination …
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Empire Hops Festival Celebrates Another Successful Harvest
3 years ago

Empire Hops Festival Celebrates Another Successful Harvest

The weather has gotten cooler, the leaves have started to change color, and the hops have been harvested; it must be fall in Northern Michigan. To commemorate the harvest season, …
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GR Beer Tours to combine ArtPrize and beer
3 years ago

GR Beer Tours to combine ArtPrize and beer

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Rapids Beer Tours is once again offering outings combining beer and art for the city’s ArtPrize event.

Since beginning operations in June 2014, they’ve been …
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Beer Comes From the Ground? Pilot Malt House educates on beer’s earthly origins
3 years ago

Beer Comes From the Ground? Pilot Malt House educates on beer’s earthly origins

Where does beer come from?  Much to my surprise, as well as that of Erik May, President of Pilot Malt House, many consumers really have no clue.

“Through my traveling …
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Meet the Crowler: the newest innovation in craft beer to-go
3 years ago

Meet the Crowler: the newest innovation in craft beer to-go

Innovation is a driving force in the craft beer industry. Brewers push the boundaries of what a beer can be with new flavors, new ingredients and new techniques. But innovative …
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Bad Moon Studio: a labor of love
3 years ago

Bad Moon Studio: a labor of love

JENISON — John Timmer of Bad Moon Studio didn’t expect his life to change over a conversation with his 11-year-old son on the way to hockey practice.

“He asked my why …
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Beer over wine: 7 Monks brings awareness to local craft
3 years ago

Beer over wine: 7 Monks brings awareness to local craft

Pat Evans joins Jason Kasdorf of 7 Monks Taproom in Traverse City, to discuss the area’s ever-growing beer scene.

Exclusive: “Brew Dogs” pours over Michigan beer scene
3 years ago

Exclusive: “Brew Dogs” pours over Michigan beer scene

GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. was alive with a palpable buzz as a crowd gathered to witness history in the making.

James Watt and Martin Dickie, owners of the …
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