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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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500 congregate for Vivant’s wood-aged brews

GRAND RAPIDS — When a brewery owner and his brewmaster are on the same page, magical things happen. Just ask Jacob Derylo, brewmaster at Brewery Vivant.

Saturday, the brewpub hosted …
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October shines spotlight on Detroit Beer City

DETROIT – For the third October in a row, Michigan craft beer enthusiasts turned out en masse to celebrate the growing beer scene of a town whose nicknames include the …
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Pumpkin brews on showcase at Detroit Fall Beer Fest

It’s no surprise well over half of the 52 breweries at Saturday’s Detroit Fall Beer Fest offered at least one fall-specific brew.

While some breweries stuck to typical nutmeg and …
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Hoptoberfest offers unique flare on tradition

GRAND RAPIDS — An estimated 4,500 people filled a downtown street Saturday, braving wind and cold temperatures to enjoy local beers in the first Hoptoberfest.

A collaboration between HopCat and seven …
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