Rat Fest showcases efforts of amateur brewers

YPSILANTI – More than 400 thirsty souls crowded into the Corner Brewery Saturday for Rat Fest 2012, where they sampled from nearly three dozen beers created by members of six …
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Brew Ha Ha combines comedy and beer

GRAND RAPIDS — In a warm up for February’s Winter Beer Festival held in nearby Comstock Park, the DeltaPlex invited crowds out to its fourth annual Great Fox Brew Ha …
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Winter “enthusiast” tours announced

LANSING — One of the benefits of membership in the Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” program is VIP tours and tastings at member breweries around the state.

To participate in one …
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Ashley’s to host Brewery Throwdown

WESTLAND — Michigan craft brewers Shorts Brewing Company and Dark Horse Brewing Co. will face off in the first match of the inaugural Ashley’s Invitational Brewery Throwdown. The event, hosted …
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Witch’s Hat Brewing the culmination of a love affair – with beer

SOUTH LYON — It was love at first sight for Ryan and Erin Cottongim. When they found the used “Mr. Beer” homebrewing kit at a garage sale in 2004, the …
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Anniversary ales show Arcadia’s balance

By  •  Reviews, West

Fifteen years in the brewing business is definitely cause for celebration. While Tim Suprise and the crew at Arcadia Brewing Company celebrated the accomplishment, we took a taste at Arcadia’s …
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Arcadia Ales celebrates 15 years

While it may have looked like an ordinary day at Arcadia Brewing Company on Saturday, celebration was in the air.

That’s because the downtown Battle Creek brewery and restaurant …
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Winter ales, stouts highlighted at DeVos Place

For the fourth straight year, crowds flocked to DeVos Place to attend the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival last week. And while wine and food were featured …
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