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Michigan Craft Beer Stroll celebrates Royal Oak’s Rich Food & Drink Culture

Royal Oak is recognized as a destination for great entertainment, dining and drink. To understand all the reasons why might seem a lofty endeavor. But once a year, the Royal Oak Restaurant Association makes it easy to take it all in during one afternoon. This is the seventh year the restaurants of downtown Royal Oak […]

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What's Up In The Washtenaw County? Part One

Washtenaw County is blessed with many things—beautiful downtowns, spacious parks, green space, and a wide variety of brewpubs for our drinking pleasure. This article will examine the six non-Ann Arbor pubs—Chelsea Alehouse, Original Gravity, Ypsi Alehouse, Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery (the Corner), Salt Springs, and Stony Lake Brewing Company (I’m including Jolly Pumpkin in part […]

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Tripelroot: Zeeland's First & Only Brewpub in the Midst of Expansion

As they appraoch three years of business, Tripelroot, Zeeland’s first and only brewpub, is maintaining a focus on crafting an experience that is simple, sustainable, and social. The space was designed using only three materials: brick, wood, and metal. Same goes for the menu, which exclusively offers stonebreads, appetizers, and salads. The pub was developed […]

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Perrin & Cigar City's White Noise: A Soothing Collaboration

Perrin Brewing Company has been under the West Michigan craft beer microscope since Oskar Blues Brewery acquired them in early 2015. Perrin then raised eyebrows with their playful, controlled disruption instigated by their literal No Rules bottle release. Most recently, Oskar Blues made headlines by purchasing Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Florida, earlier this year. […]

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Short's Brewing Co. announces out of state distribution

Elk Rapids, Michigan – Short’s Brewing Company of Bellaire, MI has announced plans to distribute its beer and Starcut Ciders outside of Michigan. The brewery, founded by Joe Short in 2004, has distributed only to the state of Michigan since opening its production facility in 2009. Short’s, known for its tasty experimental beers and “Michigan […]

Coming soon to REO Town: the 2016 Art & Craft BeerFest

Lansing, MI–Art & Craft BeerFest brings art, beer, and music together for a two day festival in Lansing’s REO Town. The 2016 Art & Craft BeerFest will be held on Friday, January 29th from 6pm to 10pm, with special extended VIP hours available both days. The festival will be kicked off with a ceremonial firkin […]