Four Years of Creative Brews with Brewery Ferment

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Breweries come in all shapes and sizes—some experiment with unconventional ingredients while others focus on specific styles, some only distribute and some intentionally do not distribute. Brewery Ferment in Traverse City recently celebrated its fourth anniversary, and has found a way to stay small and creative amongst growing competition. Dustin and Kirsten Jones, a unique […]

Kayak, Bike and Brew: Explore Breweries by Pedal and by Paddle

Kayak, Bike and Brew

There are a number of ways to have a memorable Traverse City adventure throughout the summer and fall. With 19 breweries and taprooms, alongside unique tour options such as TC Ale Trail, TC Cycle Pub, Brew Bus, and Paddle for Pints, there seems to be something for everyone. The most recent addition to this band […]

Holiday Gifts for the Michigan Beer Lover

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We, at MittenBrew, may know a thing or two about craft beer. We can even argue we are a bunch of snazzy looking models (check us out in the photos). But when it comes to gifting that special beer lover in your life something unique and inventive for the holiday, we let the local beer […]

Paddle for Pints returns for year two along the Boardman

TRAVERSE CITY — Summertime in Northern Michigan means spending as much time along the water as possible. And even with rain looming overhead, hundreds took to the water on Saturday for a unique paddling adventure. Paddle for Pints, now in its second year, is a TC Ale Trail event and combines some of Traverse City’s […]

Winter Microbrew Fest provides “cultural medicine” to Northerners

During a time of year when the skies are grey and the temperatures are sub-zero, the Traverse City Winter Microbrew & Music Festival provides the reprieve so many need. The sixth rendition of this winter festival was held on Saturday and recreated the fun, vibrant and supportive atmosphere that Traverse City has become known for. […]

Winter Microbrew Fest provides "cultural medicine" to Northerners

During a time of year when the skies are grey and the temperatures are sub-zero, the Traverse City Winter Microbrew & Music Festival provides the reprieve so many need. The sixth rendition of this winter festival was held on Saturday and recreated the fun, vibrant and supportive atmosphere that Traverse City has become known for. […]

TCBW kicks off with Homebrewer’s Day

There was a lot to learn on Sunday as Brewery Ferment hosted Homebrewer’s Day as a part of Traverse City Beer Week. Bryan Snyder, owner of Bad Teacher Brewing Supply, was on-site to guide attendees through the brewing process. Bad Teacher Brewing Supply recently celebrated its second anniversary and has seen a steady increase in […]

TCBW kicks off with Homebrewer's Day

There was a lot to learn on Sunday as Brewery Ferment hosted Homebrewer’s Day as a part of Traverse City Beer Week. Bryan Snyder, owner of Bad Teacher Brewing Supply, was on-site to guide attendees through the brewing process. Bad Teacher Brewing Supply recently celebrated its second anniversary and has seen a steady increase in […]