Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan's First Zwanze Day Event

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Zwanze Day is a fictitious holiday created by Jean Van Roy, owner and brewmaster of Brasserie Cantillon. His intention is to celebrate and honor the playful spirit of the people of the Flanders region in Belgium, where the word “zwanze” describes a good-natured type of humor. Each year Van Roy blends a batch of a […]

Jolly Pumpkin Hosts Michigan’s First Zwanze Day Event

jolly pumpkin

Zwanze Day is a fictitious holiday created by Jean Van Roy, owner and brewmaster of Brasserie Cantillon. His intention is to celebrate and honor the playful spirit of the people of the Flanders region in Belgium, where the word “zwanze” describes a good-natured type of humor. Each year Van Roy blends a batch of a […]

A Peek at the Peak

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Grizzly Peak is one of the pioneer brewpubs in Ann Arbor, MI. Along with Arbor Brewing Company, it anchors Washington Street in downtown in a way that beer drinkers might be tempted to take for granted. But make no mistake—even after 21 years in the business, this landmark brewpub continues offering outstanding beer and food. […]

Jolly Pumpkin releases Evil Twin, Mikkeller collaboration

Detroit, Michigan–The craft beer world’s most infamous feud has sparked a collaboration brew that no one ever anticipated. In 2014, Ron Jeffries, owner and master brewer of Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, hosted Mikkel Borg Bjergso of Mikkeller at his Dexter, Michigan brewery to work on a few collaborative brews.  Later that year, Mikkel’s identical twin, […]

Jolly Pumpkin gears up for Sour Beer Day

DEXTER – Sour Beer aficionados will want to be at Null Taphouse this Saturday. Sour Beer Day, celebrated on the second Saturday of September each year, will be observed at the production home of Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales. The term “sour” refers to brews that have been affected positively by bacteria that change the character […]

Puppies and Beer: Jolly Pumpkin celebrates National Dog Day

DETROIT – Planning on dining out tomorrow? Why not pair your meal with beer, puppies, and a deal? In celebration of National Dog Day, Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery will be hosting a pet food drive to benefit the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) on Wednesday, Aug. 26. all day from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. […]

Jolly Pumpkin releases two new sours for spring

DEXTER — Jolly Pumpkin has announced it will bring two new sour beers to market — Rojzilla and La Roja du Kriek — as a part of its “April Showers Bring Jolly Pumpkin Sours” campaign. Rojzilla (7.4% ABV) is a sour brew that is aged for a year and a half in a 100-bbl oak […]

Jolly Pumpkin opens fourth location in Midtown

There’s this phenomenon occurring right now on Canfield in Detroit. On one corner representing an older, distinguished Detroit, there’s Traffic Jam and Snug, the first brew-pub in Michigan. On the other corner, there’s the new HopCat Detroit, bringing over one hundred taps from around the world. And now sandwiched in the middle is Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria […]