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Beerducation at Fountain Hill Brewery
6 months ago

Beerducation at Fountain Hill Brewery

Grand Rapids is now home to another new brewery—but this one might not be one you know about, yet. Say hello to Fountain Hill Brewery & Peter’s Pub, the first …
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Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event
6 months ago

Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event

Zwanze Day is a fictitious holiday created by Jean Van Roy, owner and brewmaster of Brasserie Cantillon. His intention is to celebrate and honor the playful spirit of the people …
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Four Years of Creative Brews with Brewery Ferment
7 months ago

Four Years of Creative Brews with Brewery Ferment

Breweries come in all shapes and sizes—some experiment with unconventional ingredients while others focus on specific styles, some only distribute and some intentionally do not distribute. Brewery Ferment in Traverse …
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Traverse City Beer Week: #HoppyinTC
7 months ago

Traverse City Beer Week: #HoppyinTC

Many cities have their own beer weeks which highlight the best of the local craft beer scene. Traverse City Beer Week, held every November, does just that with its own …
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ROAK: Rock, Roll and Beer
7 months ago

ROAK: Rock, Roll and Beer

Everything about ROAK Brewing Company screams rock and roll—from the décor, to the music, to the names of the beer. For an old rock chick like me, this was a …
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Craft Beer Trumps Rainy Monsoon at Eighth Annual U.P. Beer Fest
8 months ago

Craft Beer Trumps Rainy Monsoon at Eighth Annual U.P. Beer Fest

Nothing could stop people from enjoying U.P. Beer Fest this past Saturday.

Not the 10-hour drive to Marquette (for downstate attendees).

Not the monsoon rainfall that started at …
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Michigan Hop Alliance Leads the Way in Booming Industry
8 months ago

Michigan Hop Alliance Leads the Way in Booming Industry

What differs in taste and aroma depending on where it is grown, and is squeezed to determine if it’s ready to be harvested? Hops, of course!

Hops are a …
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Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!
8 months ago

Burning Foot Beer Festival is on Fire for its Second Year!

The Saturday morning of August 27 looked dicey. There was lightning cracking and rain coming down sideways. Perhaps this was the curse of Burning Foot? After all, the festival’s inauguration …
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