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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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Arbor Brewing celebrates ventures into India

ANN ARBOR – On Dec. 1, Arbor Brewing’s Matt and Rene Greff head to Bangalore, India, for three months to oversee the final construction phase and opening of ABC India, …
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Founders goes backwoods for fall

By  •  Reviews, West

Seldom do I find a beer that balances has the right measure of alcohol flavor versus sweetness. Founders Brewing Co.’s fall specialty brew, Backwoods Bastard, not only balances the two, …
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BeerSocialGR to put emphasis on winter flavors

GRAND RAPIDS — MittenBrew is gearing up for its second BeerSocialGR event — a collaboration between the beer news site and Grand Rapids-based restaurant group The L&B Portfolio.

The first …
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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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