Atwater Brewing Hosts Oktoberfest at Grand Rapids Taproom

Grand Rapids, Mich – As Atwater Brewing approaches its one-year anniversary at its Grand Rapids location, the Detroit-based craft brewery kicks off celebrations with Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 9. This 21 and over event will take place at its downtown Grand Rapids location at 201 Michigan Street NW from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Attendees […]

Michigan Brewers Guild Hosts 9th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival

LANSING, Mich – A record number 92 Michigan craft breweries will be serving up more than 588 beers on Saturday, September 9 at the Michigan Brewers Guild’s 9th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Tickets are available online now and are $40 in advance (and $45 at the gate, if any remain available). Admission includes 15 tasting […]

#ProtectOurWinters two pints at a time

GRAND RAPIDS – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.  Not just your average ice cream though – ice cream beer. Two completely different products, both delivered in a pint, combined forces to support one common goal: to protect our winters against climate change.  New Belgium Brewing Company and Ben & Jerry’s […]

IPA Challenge Returns to Traverse City

We all have our favorite beers, but what if you had to pick your favorite without knowing what it was? The TC Ale Trail, along with sponsors Drink My Brewcast, Michigan Hop Alliance, and MI Local Hops, brought back the Traverse City IPA Challenge for its second year. The TC Ale Trail promotes Traverse City […]

Salt Springs Brewery: Bringing new life to historic building

SALINE – Salt Springs Brewery, a recent addition to the Southeast Michigan beer community, has quickly become a mecca. Officially open since July 31, it has established itself as a must-visit destination not only for its beer, but also for its farm-to-table food and its charming ambiance. The name Salt Springs is a nod to […]

Detroit Fall Beer Festival: The Rise of the Spice

Not that long ago, pumpkin spice did not invade every aspect of our society. Oh, sure, there were pumpkin pies, pumpkin muffins, and the occasional pumpkin cheesecake. But one couldn’t get pumpkin spice lattes or pumpkin spice Oreos. Now, of course, that flavor is everywhere—including in our beer. Pumpkin spice signals fall and all of […]

Five breweries collaborate on Detroit Beer Experiment

DETROIT – Five Detroit breweries will pour their own Weizenbock this week as part of a collaboration that is being called the Detroit Beer Experiment. You can try the individual recipes on tap at Atwater Brewery, Batch Brewing Company, Brew Detroit, Detroit Beer Company, and Motor City Brewing Works. They will also be featured Friday […]

Experience Grand Rapids unveils Beer City Passport Program

GRAND RAPIDS – Starting today, Grand Rapids residents and tourists alike will have the opportunity to win the title of “Brewsader” and a free T-shirt. Experience Grand Rapids, a local destination marketing organization, has just launched the Beer City Passport program. Individuals who are at least 21 years of age can pick up a Beer City […]