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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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Schmohz’s Zingiberene uniquely crafted

Sometimes simple is good.

The ingredients listed in Schmohz Brewery’s Zingiberene Ale are water, malted barley, ginger root and yeast. While some beer enthusiasts might consider it bland, it’s one …
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Founders to release ‘Backstage Series’

Sometimes beer drinkers have a voice.

Founders Brewing Co. Vice President/Director of Marketing Dave Engbers announced this week that his Grand Rapids brewery will begin selling 750-milliliter bottles of specialty …
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Hard cider interest spells growth for mill

With growing popularity in hard cider, a Spring Lake cider mill and winery continues to expand its distribution to meet demands.

Vander Mill, 14921 Cleveland St., is already self-distributing its …
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