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VanderFest celebrates ‘Pints of Fall’ in cider, beer and more
4 years ago

VanderFest celebrates ‘Pints of Fall’ in cider, beer and more

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SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — Envision the best fall party you have ever attended.

Then add high-quality ciders and apple-infused brews from across the Midwest, local handcrafted food, a loud rock …
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Bigger, better and more cider — VanderFest to showcase growing hard cider market
4 years ago

Bigger, better and more cider — VanderFest to showcase growing hard cider market

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SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — Paul Vander Heide knows what it takes to make a great cider.

Vander Heide, the owner of Vander Mill Cider & Winery, has rapidly grown his …
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Michigan cider takes over Traverse City pub
5 years ago

Michigan cider takes over Traverse City pub

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TRAVERSE CITY — 7 Monks hosted one of its infamous tap takeovers on Tuesday. this time featuring 20 different hard ciders from throughout the state.

I enjoyed a flight of …
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7 Monks to host the largest cider tap takeover in Midwest
5 years ago

7 Monks to host the largest cider tap takeover in Midwest

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TRAVERSE CITY — Whether you like it sweet or dry, fruity or woody, 7 Monks will have a cider for you on June 11 at its Michigan Hard Cider Takeover.


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VanderFest: Hard cider, easy drinking
5 years ago

VanderFest: Hard cider, easy drinking

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — Summer lingered this year but has finally gone, and with it the season’s beer festivals.

But no matter. On Saturday, VanderFest 2012 offered Michiganders the perfect …
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VanderFest ushers beer and cider collaboration
5 years ago

VanderFest ushers beer and cider collaboration

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SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — With an expanded brewery and winery lineup plus more food options, VanderFest returns to West Michigan this Saturday.

The third annual event combines the best of …
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Celebrating the world of cider

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We talk with Paul Vander Heide, owner of Vander Mill, about the second annual Vander Fest. The event, which drew roughly 400 people, celebrated both hard cider and beer, …
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Vander Fest melds beer and cider

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SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — Cider collided with beer Saturday as Vander Mill hosted its second annual beer and cider festival.

Vander Fest serves as both a beer and hard cider …
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