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The delectable brews of fall

Welcoming a new season isn't just about a change in weather, it also brings welcome changes that are sure to please the palate. For example, it turns out that pumpkin and autumnal spices can taste just as enjoyable in a pilsner glass as they do in a coffee mug. Check out some of Michigan’s most revered beers

The delectable brews of fall2020-03-04T14:42:02-05:00

5 scrumptious ways to drink your apples

It’s apple harvesting season, and there’s nothing quite like biting into one of these sweet, crispy fruits of fall. That is of course, unless you take advantage of one of the many other scrumptious ways to drink in all that flavor. About half of the more than 20 million Michigan apples harvested each year, are processed into

5 scrumptious ways to drink your apples2020-03-04T14:42:58-05:00

Founders to offer bottles of popular MF Donkey Stout

One of my favorite occurrences is when two great Michigan companies partner together to create a unique and exceptional product. Such is the case with the collaboration between Grand Rapids neighbors, Founders Brewing Company and Ferris Coffee & Nut, that resulted in the production of MF Donkey Stout. The product has been around a well-received for a

Founders to offer bottles of popular MF Donkey Stout2020-03-04T14:44:15-05:00

Michigan wine competition serves up top prizes

Winemakers and oenophiles from both peninsulas gathered yesterday for the state’s ultimate celebration of fermented grapes in their many forms. The Gold Medal Reception for the Michigan Wine Competition was held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Guests at the annual event were invited to experience the best Michigan

Michigan wine competition serves up top prizes2020-03-04T14:35:06-05:00

GRBC to release bottle conditioned sour ales

While the current version of Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) has only been around since 2012, the original, dates back to 1893. Perhaps that is what makes GRBC the perfect brewery to revisit an old school brewing technique known as bottle conditioning. The company is set to release two of these specialty beers on July 14. Bottle

GRBC to release bottle conditioned sour ales2020-03-04T14:39:01-05:00

The Best Beer Stops in Kalamazoo

With its multi-year designation as Beer City USA, there is no doubt that Grand Rapids is one of the best places to experience frothy goodness, but make no mistake, it’s not the only awesome beer town in the state. Kalamazoo is another must-visit destination for true brew connoisseurs. It’s almost difficult to imagine in the Great Beer

The Best Beer Stops in Kalamazoo2018-05-08T16:29:53-04:00

8 delicious ways to celebrate Michigan Wine Month

May has been proclaimed Michigan Wine Month by Governor Rick Snyder. According to the official proclamation Michigan's wine grape and wine industry contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact, including $253 million in tourism spending and creates more than 47,000 jobs. That makes at an industry worth honoring, and let’s face it, there are few proclamations that are

8 delicious ways to celebrate Michigan Wine Month2020-03-04T14:24:01-05:00

Michigan’s oldest winery expands

Paw Paw’s St. Julian Winery, Michigan’s oldest and longest-operating winery, has set its sights on expansion. The company has announced plans to open two new tasting locations this year according to Nancie Oxley, Vice President and Winemaker. “This is an exciting time for St. Julian as we continue to increase our overall wine and spirits production as well

Michigan’s oldest winery expands2020-03-04T14:27:27-05:00

How much does beer mean to Michigan?

It’s Craft Beer Month here in Michigan, and it’s pretty easy to figure out what to do to celebrate. Arguably the hardest part of the decision is which pint to hoist! Lest you think the only thing to celebrate is the deliciousness of the libations our state is producing, (and indeed that would be reason enough for

How much does beer mean to Michigan?2020-03-04T14:12:40-05:00

Best ways to celebrate Michigan wine month

While much of the libation attention in the state in recent years has been on the enormous growth in popularity and quality of the craft beer industry, our wineries have earned high acclaim as well. For example, earlier this year, Wine Enthusiast magazine chose Michigan as the only U.S. state on its global list of “Wine Regions

Best ways to celebrate Michigan wine month2020-03-04T14:13:34-05:00
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