Beer Review: Short’s Brewing Prolonged Enjoyment

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It’s certainly not the clearest looking IPA I’ve encountered, but great lacing with a medium-sized frothy head begs me closer. The beer is almost a muddied amber color, and looks great in the glass. I am being invited to take another slug from this “Prolonged Enjoyment” Session India Pale Ale from Short’s Brewing. It’s a […]

Best Beer for your Turkey-less Thanksgiving

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Despite what some of you may think, there are those of us around Thanksgiving that are not daydreaming about wolfing down turkey for the feast. Some of us are looking for an alternative to the traditional centerpiece and main course, and I figure it’s only fitting that we get some beer to pair with our […]

Pairing Beer with the Worst Halloween Candy

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Are you about to eat some of the worst Halloween candy? Do you have kids who gave you all the crap they don’t want after pillaging the neighborhood? Are your pockets filled with terrible treats you drunkenly took from that bowl at the party? Did you encounter old people who insisted you not leave until […]

Coldbreak Brewing: Newest Member to our Homebrewing Community

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I had the pleasure of chatting with Boyd Culver and Chris Musil of Coldbreak Brewing Equipment recently. They’re new to the home brew store community, and with their educational classes and their Homebrew League involvement, we at MittenBrew thought it was about time to chat about their new venture out in Cedar Springs, Michigan. Steil: […]

End of Summer Michigan Beer To-Do-List

We love summer, and we love the beers that define it for us. Below are just a few beers we thought you all would like to check out and drink before this balmy season comes to a close. Sparkle from Petoskey Brewing There’s barely a head on this golden, clear-as-crystal beer. It’s the epitome of […]

Beer Review: Bitter Old Fecker Strutter

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Bitter Old Fecker Rustic Ales has brewed an IPA with chamomile, rose petals, and juniper. They then barrel-aged it and put it out in the world for us to enjoy. The beer is a cool burnt orange color with barely a head sitting on top. It’s certainly cloudy, which makes sense seeing as how they […]

Beer Review: Short’s Brewing Company Nicie

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Short’s Brewing Company Nicie – An American Wheat Ale Brewed with Orange Zest, Lemon Zest, Coriander, and Peppercorn It is certainly hazy, but not cloudy. It is certainly golden, but with more of a yellow brightness. It certainly has a fluffy looking white head, but it’s not stacked up high in your glass. Before me […]

Beer Review: Short's Brewing Company Nicie

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Short’s Brewing Company Nicie – An American Wheat Ale Brewed with Orange Zest, Lemon Zest, Coriander, and Peppercorn It is certainly hazy, but not cloudy. It is certainly golden, but with more of a yellow brightness. It certainly has a fluffy looking white head, but it’s not stacked up high in your glass. Before me […]