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6,000 grace Fifth-Third Ballpark for Winter Beer Festival

COMSTOCK PARK — Saturday was a day of records.

With crowd numbers estimated to be over 6,000, and more than 450 beers brought by Michigan breweries, the 2012 Winter Beer …
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Better Half a reminder of Founders’ aging genius
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Better Half a reminder of Founders’ aging genius

By  •  Reviews, West

Founders Brewing Co. is becoming the place to go for experimental, limited and rare release beers. So there was no doubt in my mind that Curmudgeon’s Better Half, the third …
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Kent announces West Michigan Beer Cup

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As part of the first Grand Rapids Beer Week, Kent Beverage has announced the West Michigan Beer Cup Challenge, a competition between area bars and restaurants.

Participating establishments will be …
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MBC: Opening Sparta’s cellar door

SPARTA — The thought of a cellar typically conjures thoughts of a dingy, chilly and dark basement.

And, if you’re a Michigander, likely a dirt floor. In other words, it’s …
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Vivant becomes nation’s first LEED Silver brewery

GRAND RAPIDS — Brewery Vivant is now the first-ever commercial brewery designated LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), awarded for its sustainably designed microbrewery and pub located in …
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Guild introduces GR Beer Week

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GRAND RAPIDS – With a cold bite in the air and pint in hand, beer lovers from all over Michigan and surrounding states will descend on Fifth Third Ballpark on …
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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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Bell honored with inaugural “Tom Burns Award”

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BELLAIRE — Nearly 200 leaders in the state’s craft brewing industry were present at the Michigan Brewers Guild annual conference at Shanty Creek Resort last week, where the inaugural “Tom …
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