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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

Long Road Distillery takes top honor

Michigan has quite a bit in common with Scandinavia: peninsulas, water, fishing, cold winters, and now highly acclaimed versions of Aquavit, thanks to Long Road Distillery. The Grand Rapids-based company’s version of the popular Scandinavian spirit recently earned Best in Show honors at the American Craft Spirits Association (ASCA) Annual Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show in

Long Road Distillery takes top honor2020-03-04T14:14:42-05:00

Great brews on tap for spring

March not only marks the return of greenery and baseball, in many cases it also harkens in the release of some of Michigan’s most popular and unique brews. You’ll notice an influx of wheat and fruit in most of these offerings that are meant to make our minds dream of summer. Here are a few fresh thirst

Great brews on tap for spring2020-03-04T14:14:55-05:00

Bell’s Brewery adds 2nd generation leadership

Just two months old when the company began, Laura Bell, has been named chief executive officer of the brewing dynasty her father founded in 1985. Originally known as Kalamazoo Brewing Company, Bell’s Brewery is now considered to be the seventh largest craft brewery in the United States. The elevation of his daughter from vice president to CEO,

Bell’s Brewery adds 2nd generation leadership2020-03-04T14:15:11-05:00

12 Michigan wineries partner under one roof

Traveling from vineyard to vineyard tasting fruit of the vine along one of Michigan’s wine trails has become one of the most popular things to do in our beautiful state. Each winery offers its own unique style, but it can be very time-consuming going from place to place, not to mention often involves travel. Well what if

12 Michigan wineries partner under one roof2020-03-04T14:04:07-05:00

It’s been a very good decade for Michigan wine

Gubernatorial proclamations have made it an annual tradition for April to be celebrated as Michigan Wine Month. The designation kick-starts a season that attracts more than 2 million visitors. It’s also a good time to take a closer look at the economic impact of Michigan’s expanding wine industry, and toast the coming season. The number of wineries

It’s been a very good decade for Michigan wine2020-03-04T14:05:39-05:00

Michigan distilleries win 16 national awards

Five Michigan distilleries were honored with 16 individual awards last week at the 2nd Annual American Spirits Competition, presented by the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA)—a not- for-profit trade association dedicated to protecting and promoting American craft spirits. According to the Michigan Craft Distillers Association, New Holland Artisan Spirits received “Best of Class” in the Gin category for its Barrel Aged

Michigan distilleries win 16 national awards2020-03-04T14:09:45-05:00
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