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The mystery of ales vs. lagers

We talk with Doug Dorda of Siciliano’s Market in Grand Rapids, Mich., about the differences between ales and lagers.

Lights, camera, ale: The Michigan Beer Film
5 years ago

Lights, camera, ale: The Michigan Beer Film

The Michigan Beer Film is, obviously, about beer in Michigan.

But it’s also about second chances — a lot of them. It’s about a second chance for Kevin Romeo, the …
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Guild cracks down on scalpers

Ticket scalpers messing with the Michigan Brewers Guild can think again.

After reporting via its Facebook page that tickets to the annual Winter Beer Festival sold out in less than …
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Beer-based card game in production, to ship in February
5 years ago

Beer-based card game in production, to ship in February

ANN ARBOR — Pint Craft, a beer-based card game developed by resident Nick Helmholdt, is now in production following a successful Kickstarter.com fundraising campaign that exceeded the original goal of …
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Michigan craft beer sees eye to eye with craft beer heavyweights
5 years ago

Michigan craft beer sees eye to eye with craft beer heavyweights

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth part of a five-part series profiling the state of Michigan’s brewing industry. 

As the Michigan brewing industry reaches peaks it’s never seen before, the …
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Government on board with Michigan’s beer boom
5 years ago

Government on board with Michigan’s beer boom

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth part of a five-part series profiling Michigan’s brewing industry. 

As the craft beer industry starts to roll, the Michigan government began to take notice …
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Brewers Guild set to grow substantially
5 years ago

Brewers Guild set to grow substantially

Editor’s Note: This is the third part of a five-part series profiling Michigan’s brewing industry.

At 3.8 percent of the Michigan beer market, the state’s craft beer industry is still …
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Brewers Guild just scratching surface of potential
5 years ago

Brewers Guild just scratching surface of potential

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a five-part series profiling the state of Michigan’s brewing industry.

“Bottom line is we have some great liquids coming out of our …
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