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Vander Mill celebrates cider garden opening

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP — In hopes of promoting more on-site consumption of its hard cider, Vander Mill celebrated the grand opening of its outdoor cider garden Friday.

Hard cider’s increasing …
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The BOB: Small brewery, big flavor

By  •  West

We talked with John Svoboda, Head Brewer at BOB’s House of Brews in Grand Rapids, to see how he’s expanding the BOB lineup while still keeping to a small …
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Welcome to BOB’s House of Brews

GRAND RAPIDS — There is likely a reason they call it BOB’s House of Brews. Emphasis on “house.”

Tucked away in the basement of a four-story building in downtown Grand …
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Founders Fest attracts the masses

GRAND RAPIDS — The ingredients for Founders Fest are simple — beer and music.

Attracting about 6,000 visitors Saturday, the annual outdoor event featured some of Founders’ unique brews and …
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Hatters make the date at New Holland

HOLLAND – New Holland Brewing Company has come to known some pretty diverse and interesting beers over the years, offering everything from a Golden Cap seasonal ale to the ever-popular …
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Saugatuck brews expand availability

The East meets the West once again.

Yes, another West Michigan brewery has reached Michigan’s eastern regions (and mid-Mitten too) as Saugatuck Brewing Company has expanded its distribution. The brewing …
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Congregating at ‘Chapel’ Vivant

I imagine — based on his story — Jason Spaulding as the character Ray Stantz from Ghostbusters.

In one of the film’s early scenes, the three ghost-hunting entrepreneurs purchase a …
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Short’s takes over Pyramid Scheme

Sounding more like a dessert buffet than taplist, May the Short’s Be With You at The Pyramid Scheme highlighted some of the best Michigan beer has to offer with 15 …
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