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Atwater Brewery Brings New Biergarten and Taphouse to Detroit

DETROIT, MI – Atwater Brewery celebrated the opening of its new Taphouse and Biergarten in the Rivertown district of Detroit this week. The 5,000 square-foot location is adjacent to the Atwater Brewery and includes a 25-seat bar that spans the length of the brewery. The brewery’s state-of-the-art brewing equipment is on display ...

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Gravel Bottom Brewery and KDL ask homebrewers to get literary

KENT COUNTY – Calling all book-loving home brewers: Kent District Library (KDL) has a contest that seeks to combine the passions of reading and brewing. As part of the KDaLe beer series, KDL and Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery and Supply are teaming up to host the “Book-Inspired Brewing” home brewing contest. The contest a ...

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#ProtectOurWinters two pints at a time

GRAND RAPIDS – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.  Not just your average ice cream though – ice cream beer. Two completely different products, both delivered in a pint, combined forces to support one common goal: to protect our winters against climate change.   New Belgium Brewing Company and Ben & Je ...

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Pair perfect Michigan beer with your Thanksgiving feast

Pairing beer with a Thanksgiving day meal can be tougher than one may expect. As I think back to previous experiences of bringing bottles of English Brown Ales, Hefeweizens, and even a three-liter “Jéroboam” Chimay Grand Reserve, I remember how unmanageable it was to pair the beer with all of the dishes that were actually on ...

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Long Road Distillers Embodies Spirit of Cocktail Week GR

GRAND RAPIDS – Over the course of the 11 days spanning Cocktail Week GR , Grand Rapids’ only distillery, Long Road Distillers , played a huge role in the week’s events.   The backbone of a cocktail is in the quality of the liquor.  To prove just that, Long Road hosted distillery tours at a discounted rate througho ...

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Pair and Share: Sip Local Spirits during Cocktail Week GR

GRAND RAPIDS – Leading up to this weekend’s Wine, Beer and Food Festival, restaurants around town are participating in the city’s first celebration of Cocktail Week GR . The idea behind Cocktail Week is to educate the city about what makes a cocktail stand out compared to other libations, and why spending that few extra dolla ...

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Eat burger from new menu at Grizzly Peak, make a difference

ANN ARBOR — The holidays have a way of inspiring people to do good deeds. Usually, they don’t involve simply sitting down and enjoying a burger and a beer. Grizzly Peak Brewing Co. would like to change that. Throughout November, Grizzly Peak is offering to donate a portion of the sales of the “ChadTough” burger. Every ...

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57 Brewpub’s Approach to Balance and Local-Centric Brews

57 Brewpub and Bistro is a family restaurant kind of establishment that may not be right in the beer mecca of Grand Rapids, but provides yet another fun excursion for the nearby city dweller or curious local to come in and see that craft beer is perfect for any town.    Thomas Payne, the head brewer at 57 Brewpub and Bistro, seems t ...

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