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Perrin looks to define the art of craft with new bottle series
3 years ago

Perrin looks to define the art of craft with new bottle series

COMSTOCK PARK — Contrary to popular belief, Perrin Brewing Company’s Killing Craft series is not about destroying the art of craft brew and craft ideals.

It’s exactly the opposite.

“The idea …
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Craft brewers meet to discuss and pitch ideas for water conservation
3 years ago

Craft brewers meet to discuss and pitch ideas for water conservation

GRAND RAPIDS — Roughly 90% of beer, from the process to the product, is water. Dave Engbers of Founders Brewing Co. put it simply, “We can’t brew the great beer that …
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GABF highlights growing women beer groups
3 years ago

GABF highlights growing women beer groups

DENVER — Women are once again gaining a strong foothold in the beer industry. Two special events centered around ladies and their experiences were held in the days surrounding the …
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Back to school: “Founders University” tutors beer nerds in sensory perception
3 years ago

Back to school: “Founders University” tutors beer nerds in sensory perception

GRAND RAPIDS — Class is in session. Everyone find a seat. Take out a pen. Please don’t drink any of the beer in front of you just yet.

This is …
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Hop heads embrace local hop growth, celebrate IPA Day
3 years ago

Hop heads embrace local hop growth, celebrate IPA Day

Today many beer lovers will celebrate IPA Day, a beer holiday of monumental enjoyment for hopheads around the world.

IPA — which stands for India Pale Ale — is a …
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New growler law opens craft beer up to the masses
4 years ago

New growler law opens craft beer up to the masses

Growlers have always been a craft beer lover’s best friend, but what if someone who loves craft beer doesn’t have a brewery down the street to fill his or her …
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Right Brain’s Brewtopia an opportunity to expand beer knowledge
5 years ago

Right Brain’s Brewtopia an opportunity to expand beer knowledge

TRAVERSE CITY — If you’re looking to expand your knowledge in the world of beer, look no further than Brewtopia presented by Right Brain Brewery.

Brewtopia is a monthly educational …
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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.