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The Upper Peninsula’s first niche brewery: Barrel + Beam

Barrel + Beam opened its doors in Marquette in January 2018 with a clear vision. Seeming to come out of the gates sprinting, the brewery emerged with a well defined brand, a suite of farmhouse and barrel aged ales and an ambitious self distribution plan. None of that happened overnight. “It took a decade for that to become a clear vis ...

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GR Tuks: Taking Beer Tourists on a Wild Ride

While not quite as fast as a speeding bullet, a Tuk can turn more necks than Superman. When hanging with Austin and Jaleen Dingledine, owners of GR Tuks , you do start to feel a little like a hero. As we zipped down Cherry St. toward Brewery Vivant, people literally cheered like we just stopped a crime. Nope. We’re simply drinking and s ...

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FOUNDERS BREWING RELEASES HARVEST ALE

The 2018 release features 100% local Michigan hops   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– According to a recent report from Hop Growers of America, your next craft beer is more likely than ever to contain Michigan hops. Founders Brewing Co. is celebrating the rise of local hops with this year’s release of Harvest Ale, a wet-hopped ale ...

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Jolly Pumpkin to Release First in a Series of Non-Sour Beers

Dexter, MI — Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales will release PURE SPECULATION, their first non-sour beer packaged in 16 ounce cans on Saturday, September 29. The beer will only be available on this day at the brewery at 2319 Bishop Circle East in Dexter, Michigan. The brewery is hosting the 2018 Zwanze Day Rare Beer Festival that same day, but a ...

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7 Michigan Breweries Bring Home Medals from Great American Beer Festival

LANSING, Mich.—Seven Michigan Brewers Guild member breweries were awarded a collective nine medals this past weekend at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Competition, in Denver, Colorado—the largest commercial beer competition in the world and a symbol of brewing excellence, presented by the Brewers Association. The ...

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BATCH BREWING COMPANY Celebrates 4th Oktoberfest in Corktown

Detroit, Mich. — From September 14 to September 16, Batch Brewing Company will be celebrating their 4th Oktoberfest since opening their doors in 2015. While the brewery dons lederhosen and the requisite decorations, they also reassume their alter-ego as Batch Brauerei, focused entirely on the Oktoberfest experience. Throughout the we ...

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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 word to hear. Maybe it’s a load of hoopla, but I get the impression I’d be a different sort of guy if I was a Tim or a Hugh. I’m defined by an intrinsic “Jack-ness,” however lame I know that sounds. All ...

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