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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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All Day IPA joins Founders’ year-round lineup

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GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co.’s Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing, Dave Engbers, announced today that All Day IPA would be the next addition to the brewery’s year-round lineup, with …
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Founders to release Curmudgeon’s Better Half

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GRAND RAPIDS — Curmudgeon’s Better Half is arriving just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Founders Brewing Co. announced this morning that Curmudgeon’s Better Half is the next release in …
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Anniversary ales show Arcadia’s balance

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Fifteen years in the brewing business is definitely cause for celebration. While Tim Suprise and the crew at Arcadia Brewing Company celebrated the accomplishment, we took a taste at Arcadia’s …
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