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Industry news that’s best sipped fresh. This is where you’ll find the latest on beer releases, festivals, grand openings and all around good times.

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rockford brewing

Rockford Brewing Company Celebrates 6 Year Anniversary

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Rockford, Mich -- Rockford Brewing Company will be hosting a weekend long party on Friday December…
mitten brewing

Mitten Brewing Co. and The Mitten State team up to help abuse survivors

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The latest Mitten Foundation project will benefit Safe Haven Ministries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- This…
gray skies

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…
speciation artisan ales

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…
gabf

Same but Different: Defining the Ever-Changing Craft Industry after GABF

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Back in 1982, the craft beer revolution was becoming something exciting, marked by something new—a…
issues and ales

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…
barrel + beam

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…
gr tuks

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…
great american beer festival

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…
great american beer festival

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…
two rails

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…
7 monks

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…