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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 tapping on ...

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Oskar Blues Brewery: CAN’d water to help Flint residents

FLINT – Unsafe lead levels in the city of Flint’s municipal water supply is in the national news media spotlight as the depth and severity of the crisis is realized. An official state of emergency has been declared, prompting action from humanitarian groups, including a generous donation through the philanthropic project of an inter ...

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HopCat kicks off a monthlong celebration of anniversary

Grand Rapids–HopCat Grand Rapids is celebrating their anniversary January 23, but the party lasts all month long. The celebration got an early start this Saturday with a release of special collaboration beers. On January 23rd the official anniversary party will feature HopCat exclusive beers including bottles of Red Nymph and Oil Spill ...

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New Holland Brewing releases Dragon’s Milk Reserve Vanilla Chai

  HOLLAND, MI–New Holland Brewing Co. has taken its year-­round, bourbon barrel stout and infused it with flavors of Vanilla Chai for its first 2016 reserve batch. This reserve blend is aged in bourbon barrels for three months, with the nuanced flavor of Vanilla Chai for a portion of that time. “This reserve batch of Drag ...

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Beer and butchery: a perfect pairing

Harmony Hall , the companion to the flagship Harmony Brewing Company in Eastown, Grand Rapids, knows a thing or two about craft. A smaller brewery in our saturated beer city, Harmony recognized right away the need to produce quality product, and that went beyond just the beer. From the beginning, it was about sourcing locally and providing ...

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Beer Cocktails for your New Year’s Eve celebration

There are plenty of ways to drink ourselves into the new year. A great number of us have the obvious answer of, “drink craft beer!” when embarking on this endeavor, but this time around we’d like to introduce some beer cocktail options instead. Using Michigan beer and cider of course! Blood-Orange Pomegranate Beer-mosa with Ch ...

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Boatyard Brewing: anchor on north side of Kalamazoo

When an unfamiliar visitor stumbles upon the north side of Kalamazoo, they may feel as though they have taken a wrong turn as the main attractions shift from restaurants and breweries to old warehouses and large factories. However, if they look closely they will notice a small 10 barrel brewery that decided to call this part of town home.& ...

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Lake Ann Brewing: Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Breweries come in all shapes and sizes. Some breweries have massive distribution reach, while others stay within their small towns. Some breweries experiment with ingredients while others focus on quality brews of traditional recipes. Some breweries attract people from far away, while others become a place for locals to catch up and enjoy each ...

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Brewing up brownies

Masen James Bakery is taking craft beer to another level by baking it right into their brownies, cupcakes, and fudge… oh my! Inspired by a longtime passion for baking, owner Clarice Dennison was encouraged by her daughter Sydney Dennison to open up Masen James Bakery storefront after a chance encounter with Goose Island Brewery durin ...

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The Force Awakens the beer lover in all of us

In a brewery far far away… As winter nights grow colder and more ominous, and seasonal releases are barrel aged and darker than a Sith Lord’s heart, our greed for craft beer surfaces. Let the beer flow through you and come over to the dark side just in time for the release of the much anticipated “Star Wars: The Force Awake ...

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