Entries by Angela Steil

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A Closer Look at Trail Point Brewing Company

Trail Point is, dare I say, on the right path. Walking into the brewery for my first time I immediately, genuinely, feel at home. From the driftwood tap handles to the outdoor patio, to the high ceilings and the tucked away dart board, the whole place had a vibe that encouraged the act of sitting […]

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Elk Brewing: Sours and a Second Location

As some of you may already have heard, Elk Brewing is expanding. The sudsy city of Grand Rapids contains yet another brewery with eyes growing larger at the prospect of snagging a good location and introducing more of their product into the market. Eric Karns, co-owner of Elk Brewing, is expanding the brewery into a […]

Cool Brews Hot Eats: Beer, Food Pairing with Experience GR.

GRAND RAPIDS–Any restaurant engaged in the annual Cool Brews. Hot Eats. has an appetite for enhancing beer culture. Though beer has been paired with food for a long time, there are still folks out there who are newcomers to the concept. Thankfully they can experience this phenomenon at 51 different locations throughout Grand Rapids from […]

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Beer Cocktails for your New Year’s Eve celebration

There are plenty of ways to drink ourselves into the new year. A great number of us have the obvious answer of, “drink craft beer!” when embarking on this endeavor, but this time around we’d like to introduce some beer cocktail options instead. Using Michigan beer and cider of course! Blood-Orange Pomegranate Beer-mosa with Cheboygan […]

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Beer Cocktails for your New Year's Eve celebration

There are plenty of ways to drink ourselves into the new year. A great number of us have the obvious answer of, “drink craft beer!” when embarking on this endeavor, but this time around we’d like to introduce some beer cocktail options instead. Using Michigan beer and cider of course! Blood-Orange Pomegranate Beer-mosa with Cheboygan […]

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German Tradition Meets Cedar Springs Brewing’s Ambition

I’m seated in an industrial looking, high-ceiled venue that’s filled with long picnic tables, various flags gently waving in front of second story windows, fermentation vessels peeking out from high above the bar, and wooden sliding doors that divide the space into private room, main beer hall, and back of house operations. Upon closer inspection, […]