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Leading to Saturday: The latest on Hoptoberfest

Grand Rapids is prepping up for what could be one of the largest beer celebrations in West Michigan. Celebrating the German Oktoberfest heritage, Saturday’s Hoptoberfest will feature great beer, art and entertainment. Six of the eight breweries have confirmed their line-ups for the event: HopCat: Hopfenkatze Festbier, Zugspitze Weizen, Roggen Bitch, Fornicator, Black Mamba The […]

North Peak carves out pumpkin brew

TRAVERSE CITY —– Tired of having to choose between your favorite pumpkin beer and your favorite IPA when fall comes around? Well, fret no more. Enter the Hooligan —– the new hoppy pumpkin beer from North Peak Brewing Company. Coming in at 5.5 percent-ABV with 35 IBUs, Hooligan is a real treat for beer lovers […]

North Peak introduces wet hopped IPA

TRAVERSE CITY — Crafting rich IPAs is second-nature to the brewers at North Peak Brewing Company, and the new Hoodoo Midwest Wet Hop IPA is no exception. Brewed exclusively with fresh-from-the-farm Vanguard, Cascade and Centennial Michigan hops — grown and nurtured at the Old Mission Hop Exchange — Hoodoo displays an unparalleled flavor just begging […]

Jolly Pumpkin set to release Lupulo de Hielo

DEXTER — For the second consecutive year, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales is special releasing Lúpulo de Hielo, a spiced pumpkin brew. Brewed by Jolly Pumpkin to help raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate funds for the Pints for Prostates campaign, it will be featured in The Rare Beer of the Month Club in October. […]

Craft beer “enthusiasts” offered brewery tours

LANSING – One of the benefits of membership in the Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” program is special VIP tours and tastings at member breweries around the state. To participate in one of these special tours, one must be a current Enthusiast member – a group dedicated to celebrating the growing craft beer industry in the […]

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Introducing BeerSocialGR

GRAND RAPIDS — MittenBrew is proud to announce our latest project — BeerSocialGR. In partnership with the L&B Portfolio, we’ve developed an event that focuses on pairing great beer with food, all the while being social about it. The first BeerSocialGR starts 5:30 p.m. Sept.14 at Derby Station in East Grand Rapids. Attendees will be […]

Brew for the River celebrates Huron River

Want a chance to enjoy some unique beers and support clean water? The Huron River Watershed Council and five Michigan microbreweries celebrate the Huron River with special public events on Thursdays beginning Aug. 11 with Wolverine State Brewing Company. Each brewer has something special planned for its night and will donate a portion of their […]

Unity Vibration to release Kombucha

This weekend’s 14th Annual Michigan Summer Beer Festival will feature one new brewer to the lineup — Unity Vibration. The nation’s first pure Kombucha beer, Unity Vibration’s Kombucha is a lightly sparking beverage made with black of green tea, sugar, bacteria and yeasts. Unity Vibration will have three flavors of brew available at the Summer Beer […]