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Grand Rapids Brewing opens to high anticipation
5 years ago

Grand Rapids Brewing opens to high anticipation

GRAND RAPIDS — Lines are a bit of thing at Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

Since opening its doors last week, beer lovers have waited as long as two hours to …
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Rockford Brewing embraces local community
5 years ago

Rockford Brewing embraces local community

ROCKFORD — Prior to Prohibition, there were more than 2,000 breweries in the United States. Without adequate transportation, they were all essentially neighborhood breweries.

Now, as the number of breweries …
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New Holland takes home bronze in Chicago

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CHICAGO — New Holland Brewing Company was awarded a bronze medal for its entry into the 2012 Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers. The brew, Charkoota Rye, took third in the Strong/Double/Imperial …
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Band of brewers: Beer geeks stick together at Wine, Beer & Food Festival
6 years ago

Band of brewers: Beer geeks stick together at Wine, Beer & Food Festival

GRAND RAPIDS — It’s only fair that the brewers and beer geeks, who can attend a festival somewhere in the state almost every weekend, let the wine and food people …
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Taste and see: Food pairing at Brewery Vivant
6 years ago

Taste and see: Food pairing at Brewery Vivant

GRAND RAPIDS — There is a place for those who know how to pronounce — and how to eat, in tiny portions — things like pâté, rillettes (which does not
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Belgian black IPA takes top honors at Bell’s homebrew competition

KALAMAZOO — Nick Rodammer took first place in Bell’s 3rd Annual Homebrew Competition, announced Sunday during All Stouts Day.

Rodammer’s recipe, a Belgian black IPA, will be brewed with Specialty …
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All Stouts Day lineup announced

KALAMAZOO — The fourth annual Bell’s All Stouts Day is set to take place starting at noon on Sunday at Bell’s Eccentric Cafe.

The event will feature 17 different stouts …
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Michigan Beer Cellar owner looking to leave business

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SPARTA — Citing health issues, Michigan Beer Cellar owner Dan Humphrey is looking to leave the business he started two years ago.

In an MLive article, Humphrey says, “I’ve got …
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