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Bell’s to revamp Pale Ale

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COMSTOCK — In October, Bell’s Pale Ale will no longer be Bell’s Pale Ale.

The company announced Monday it is changing the name of the beer to Bell’s Midwestern Pale …
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Gallery: Hoptoberfest 2012
5 years ago

Gallery: Hoptoberfest 2012

GRAND RAPIDS — The second annual Hoptoberfest, hosted by HopCat, took place Saturday. The event, which was expected to draw about 8,000 people over the course of the weekend, featured …
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BarFly’s Mark Sellers leads a downtown beer revitalization
5 years ago

BarFly’s Mark Sellers leads a downtown beer revitalization

GRAND RAPIDS — Not even a sprained ankle can slow down Mark Sellers on this Monday morning because an expanded beer festival and new organic brewery are at stake.

Treating …
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Escoffier hits the shelves as New Belgium enters Mitten
5 years ago

Escoffier hits the shelves as New Belgium enters Mitten

By  •  West

GRAND RAPIDS — Quite a bit more quality beer hit Michigan shelves last week with the introduction of New Belgium Brewing Company into the state. But it also brings an …
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White Flame Brewing Company: If you brew it, they will come
5 years ago

White Flame Brewing Company: If you brew it, they will come

HUDSONVILLE — Because Bill White doesn’t have what he calls a “real job,” he has plenty of time to sit back on a Friday and talk about beer.

He seems …
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Artoberfest mixes art and brews in Benton Harbor

An Oktoberfest-style celebration is on-tap to draw hundreds of people to downtown Benton Harbor, Sept. 15 from noon to 10 p.m.

Artoberfest 2012 will showcase regional talent, breweries and wineries …
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Suds on the Shore brings plethora of craft beer to Ludington
5 years ago

Suds on the Shore brings plethora of craft beer to Ludington

LUDINGTON – A short drive to this lakeside resort town from Grand Rapids is well worth the trip for a nice weekend beer-oriented trip.

Anchored by the Aug. 18 Suds …
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Eight Michigan breweries grace Beer-a-Palooza
5 years ago

Eight Michigan breweries grace Beer-a-Palooza

GRAND RAPIDS — Intermittent rain did not damper Thursday’s Beer-A-Palooza.

For the second year, the event was held 5-9 p.m. in the yard outside of Mangiamo! restaurant in the city’s …
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