Entries by MittenBrew

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FOUNDERS BREWING RELEASES HARVEST ALE

The 2018 release features 100% local Michigan hops   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– According to a recent report from Hop Growers of America, your next craft beer is more likely than ever to contain Michigan hops. Founders Brewing Co. is celebrating the rise of local hops with this year’s release of Harvest Ale, a wet-hopped ale. An […]

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7 Michigan Breweries Bring Home Medals from Great American Beer Festival

LANSING, Mich.—Seven Michigan Brewers Guild member breweries were awarded a collective nine medals this past weekend at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Competition, in Denver, Colorado—the largest commercial beer competition in the world and a symbol of brewing excellence, presented by the Brewers Association. The Brewers Association (BA) awarded 306 medals to 280 breweries across the […]

Best in Show: The Year’s Best Beers Honored at 2018 Great American Beer Festival®

 DENVER, CO — The Brewers Association (BA) awarded 306 medals to 280 breweries across the United States at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. In a ceremony at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, award-winning breweries received prestigious gold, silver and bronze medals in 102 beer categories covering 167 different beer styles (including all subcategories), establishing the best examples […]

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BATCH BREWING COMPANY Celebrates 4th Oktoberfest in Corktown

Detroit, Mich. — From September 14 to September 16, Batch Brewing Company will be celebrating their 4th Oktoberfest since opening their doors in 2015. While the brewery dons lederhosen and the requisite decorations, they also reassume their alter-ego as Batch Brauerei, focused entirely on the Oktoberfest experience. Throughout the weekend of celebration, Batch Brauerei’s beer […]

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Bell’s Brewery celebrates Ashley’s 35th Anniversary

WHAT AND WHY: To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Ashley’s Pub in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Bell’s Brewery has brewed a special commemorative batch of beer. Ashley’s 35th Anniversary Ale is an Imperial Oatmeal Stout with an ABV of 8.5%. It will only be available on draught. Bell’s previously brewed a Brown Ale to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Ashley’s in 2013. Larry […]