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Gray Skies Distillery releases Michigan Straight Rye Whiskey and Breakfast Bourbon

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  Grand Rapids, Mich – Gray Skies Distillery released their first straight rye whiskey November…
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The Evolution of Speciation Artisan Ales

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Imagine life’s first strands, the RNA in volcanic pools wriggling like an eel in attempt to express…
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Harmony Hall hosts Michigan Radio’s Issues & Ale: It’s Just Politics Election Preview

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Harmony Hall will host a night of political discussion focused on the highly…
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The Upper Peninsula’s first niche brewery: Barrel + Beam

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Barrel + Beam opened its doors in Marquette in January 2018 with a clear vision. Seeming to come out…
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GR Tuks: Taking Beer Tourists on a Wild Ride

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While not quite as fast as a speeding bullet, a Tuk can turn more necks than Superman. When hanging with…
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7 Michigan Breweries Bring Home Medals from Great American Beer Festival

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LANSING, Mich.—Seven Michigan Brewers Guild member breweries were awarded a collective nine medals…
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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…
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A Tale of Two Rails: Breweries Defend their Names

Our names are fundamental to our identities. They’re our calling card. Some say they’re our favorite…
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7 Monks Taproom Celebrates 7 Years with Monumental Anniversary Party

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Traverse City, Mich. – Seven years ago Matt Cozzens and Jim Smolak had a dream to bring great beer…
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New Holland Brewing Announces Release of Beloved Pumpkin Beer

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Holland, Mich. -- It may not feel like it yet, but the crisp breezes, changing leaves and chilly nighttime…
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Burning Foot Beer Festival: More Bands, More Beer, More Burn

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Muskegon, Mich -– Muskegon’s Pere Marquette Beach will ignite on August 25, 2018, for the 4th Annual…

Founders Brewing: Curmudgeon’s Better Half Makes Highly-Anticipated Return

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – Founders Brewing Co. announced today that they will release Curmudgeon’s…