Short’s Brewing Announces partnership with The Pink Fund®

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Elk Rapids, Mich. – Short’s Brewing Co. and The Pink Fund are teaming up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a fundraiser for cancer patients leveraging the brewery’s flagship brand, Soft Parade.  The Pink Fund is a national nonprofit that provides financial support on behalf of breast cancer patients to help meet basic needs, decrease […]

Pushing Forward: How a Michigan Craft Brewery Gets Proactive During COVID-19

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COVID-19 began as an abstract. It was something happening across the world, but not here in Michigan, or even the United States. It was murmurs and rumors and hand washing. And then March 16 came and everything changed with a quick, decisive snap when Governor Gretchen Whitmer closed all dine-in service for bars and restaurants […]

Upper Hand Brewery to begin Lower Peninsula distribution

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ESCANABA, Mich. – A taste of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is headed to the Mitten. Upper Hand Brewery, a division of Bell’s Brewery, will end its drought of availability below the Mackinac Bridge. Beginning this fall, Upper Hand will begin distribution of its beer to the Lower Peninsula. “When we started this adventure more than five […]

FOUNDERS BREWING ANNOUNCES BLUSHING PADRE RELEASE

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Belgian Style Ale Fermented with Raspberries Aged in Tequila Barrels – available this month   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Founders Brewing Co. has announced Blushing Padre as the next release in the Mothership Series. To create Blushing Padre, Founders introduced their Belgian-style raspberry ale to a tequila barrel and wound up with what can only be […]

There’s a new member in the Dragon’s Milk Family: Dragon’s Milk Solera

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The foeder-aged ale utilizes a technique that blends old and young into an ever-evolving beer   Holland, Mich.  — New Holland Brewing Company has announced the next member of the Dragon’s Milk family, Dragon’s Milk Solera, a 10% ABV foeder-aged ale that emphasizes the passage of time. By implementing a method where a flow of fresh beer influences […]

Celebrating July as Michigan Beer Month

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LANSING, Mich – Legislators in Lansing have recently declared July as “Michigan Beer Month” with the introduction of House Resolution No. 289 and Senate Resolution No. 131, noting the brewing industry’s long-standing history, impact on both the tourism and agricultural interests and the ongoing contributions to the overall economy of the state. According to Scott Graham, Executive […]

Bell’s Brewery Joins ‘Black is Beautiful’ Collaboration Initiative

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COMSTOCK, Mich. – Bell’s Brewery is proud to announce that it has joined the Black is Beautiful initiative; an effort to help bring awareness to the injustices many people of color face daily. The Black is Beautiful initiative originated with Marcus Baskerville, founder and head brewer at Weathered Souls Brewing based in San Antonio. Originally planned as […]

City Built Brewing Announces New Food-Focused Side Project Li Grand Zombi

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The concept will feature a rotating selection of Creole inspired dishes   Grand Rapids, Mich.  — City Built Brewing Company has announced a Creole-inspired alter ego, Li Grand Zombi, named for the sacred serpent spirit worshipped among voodooists. The takeout/delivery pop-up restaurant is part play on the ghost kitchen trend, part embrace of Louisiana style of cooking […]