GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. was alive with a palpable buzz as a crowd gathered to witness history in the making.
James Watt and Martin Dickie, owners of the famed Scottish brewery BrewDog, brought their Esquire Network television show “Brew Dogs” to the Mitten State to film for Wednesday’s episode that highlighted our state’s craft beer culture. The pair chose Founders as their brewing partners for the show’s collaboration brew and as the location for their public appearance in January.
On stage to greet their fans, Dickie shared his initiation into our society. “We arrived in Michigan and I sent out a tweet from Detroit airport saying ‘Here we are,’ and someone sent back ‘#mitten.’ I didn’t know what the fuck that meant. And by the time we got to Grand Rapids it was obvious. It’s fucking freezing here! Jackets, mittens, hats, everything. That’s what you’ll need to keep warm!” he joked.
Watt’s enthusiasm was clear as he told the massive crowd, “we’re so excited to be in Michiga
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