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 […]

Great American Beer Festival® Pivots for 2020

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America’s largest annual beer competition moves forward, festival will take place online Boulder, Colo.  — The Great American Beer Festival® (GABF), the country’s preeminent beer festival and competition, will pivot its 2020 event, originally scheduled for September 24-26 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, to an immersive online experience October 16-17. This decision was further confirmed […]

Michigan Brewers Guild Cancels Popular Summer Beer Festival

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LANSING, Mich – Continued uncertainty and concern for the general population in the midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Brewers Guild has canceled its Summer Beer Festival originally scheduled for July 24-25 in Ypsilanti. First held in 1997, this is the Guild’s original festival and the only 2-day event among five annual festivals. Earlier […]

Bell’s Virtual Pizzapalooza is Friday

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COMSTOCK, Mich. – Bell’s Brewery is teaming up with restaurants and bars across the country to celebrate two things everyone loves: pizza and beer. This virtual celebration will coincide with National Pizza Party Day, at 7 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 15, 2020. Bell’s Pizzapalooza will be a live guided beer tasting hosted by Bell’s […]

American Craft Beer Week® Celebrates Independent Craft Breweries

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Week-long annual holiday focuses on supporting small businesses   Boulder, Colo. — American Craft Beer Week®, the annual national beer holiday celebrated since 2006 by millions of beer lovers, breweries, and retailers, will be observed May 11-17. Hosted by CraftBeer.com, a website published by the Brewers Association, this year’s celebration will feel different, but the spirit of […]

Perrin Brewing Transitions No Rules Event to Online Format

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Bottles of No Rules Vietnamese Imperial Porter Are Available For One Day Only   Comstock Park, Mich. — No Rules Day is a Perrin Brewing Company tradition typically held at the Perrin Pub; however, this year, due to COVID-19, Perrin will transition to an online ordering and pick up format for the release of No […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day: Women-Brewed and Sourced Beer

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Brewery Vivant is celebrating their tenth year in business and will be collaborating with a number of local and regional breweries throughout the year to commemorate this milestone.   The first collaboration is with Saugatuck-based Guardian Brewing and is a celebration of the growing presence of women in the craft beer industry. The breweries teamed […]

15th Annual Michigan Winter Beer Festival Showcases 130+ Local Breweries

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(LANSING, Mich) – Attendees at this year’s 15th Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival on Saturday, February 22 will find more than 130 breweries offering samples of 840-plus different beers. Admission to the festival is for those 21 years of age or older, with valid I.D. required. Tickets for the one-day event, held from 1-6pm outside […]