Perrin Brewing: Ice Jam Event Raises $20,000 for Kids’ Food Basket

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Donation Will Support Kids’ Food Basket Sack Supper Program   Comstock Park, Mich. — Perrin Brewing Company is thrilled to announce that this year’s Ice Jam raised $20,000 for Kids’ Food Basket. The fourth annual event took place at the Perrin Pub on Jan. 25 and featured local Michigan live music, along with the Frostbite […]

Long Road Distillers Releases Whisky Collaboration with Brewery Vivant

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Vivant Big Red Coq Malt Whisky is the fifth release in the Beer City Whisky Series by the distillery   Grand Rapids, Michigan – On Thursday, September 26, Grand Rapids craft distillery Long Road Distillers will release Vivant Big Red Coq Malt Whisky made in partnership with Brewery Vivant. This is the fifth release of the […]

Beer City Brewers Guild announces first-ever “Brews in the Grove” beer festival

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The festival will feature new and exclusive beer selections from more than 20 Grand Rapids breweries   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — The Beer City Brewers Guild has announced it will host a new beer festival celebrating the craft brewing community of Grand Rapids this fall. “Brews in the Grove” will take place on Saturday, October 19 […]

Drink beer, help increase the Tree Canopy with Sixth Annual Brewers Grove

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Tree Beer Release kicks off on Feb. 15 Grand Rapids, Mich. — From Feb. 15-Mar. 15, many of your favorite Grand Rapids breweries will be serving tree-themed beers to support increasing the city’s urban forest and tree canopy. Brewers Grove is an annual collaboration between Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Beer City Brewers Guild that raises funds for a tree planting […]

Grand Rapids Homebrewers and Breweries Team up for Beer City Pro-Am

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GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.  — The Beer City Brewer’s Guild is hosting the second annual Beer City Pro-Am, a competition that pairs local award-winning homebrewers with microbreweries to create unique recipes to be brewed and shared with the public. This year’s event brings together 25 of the area’s best homebrewers with Grand Rapids microbreweries. Qualifying homebrewers were selected […]

Steve Siciliano: Behind the Persona

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For Steve Siciliano, proprietor of Siciliano’s Market (perhaps West Michigan’s most well-respected bottle shop and homebrewing supply store), admitting failure acknowledges how seriously close he was to giving up—and how thankful he is that he didn’t. Siciliano, who many would consider partly responsible for laying the foundation of what would become known as Beer City […]

Grand Rapids Adds Some Jolly to their Beer Scene

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales has made its way to Beer City USA. The original proprietor of barrel-aged sour ales will open its sixth pub concept – Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery-Grand Rapids – 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22. “Grand Rapids is a craft beer mecca, and we’re honored to finally establish a […]

ADVENTURE IS BREWING: SECOND ANNUAL BEER MONTH GR

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Experience Grand Rapids announces the second annual Beer Month GR, celebrating Grand Rapids’ award-winning craft breweries through collaborative events including Cool Brews. Hot Eats., the 13th Annual Winter Beer Festival, KBS Week, Tree Beer, and more. The month-long celebration beginsThursday, Feb. 15 and concludes Thursday, Mar. 15. Throughout Beer Month GR, over 50 area restaurants and breweries will participate […]