57 Brewpub’s Approach to Balance and Local-Centric Brews

57 Brewpub and Bistro is a family restaurant kind of establishment that may not be right in the beer mecca of Grand Rapids, but provides yet another fun excursion for the nearby city dweller or curious local to come in and see that craft beer is perfect for any town.    Thomas Payne, the head […]

57 Brewpub's Approach to Balance and Local-Centric Brews

57 Brewpub and Bistro is a family restaurant kind of establishment that may not be right in the beer mecca of Grand Rapids, but provides yet another fun excursion for the nearby city dweller or curious local to come in and see that craft beer is perfect for any town.    Thomas Payne, the head […]

Cedar Springs Brewing Company Große Eröffnungsfeier

German Translation: Grand Opening Celebration CEDAR SPRINGS – Cedar Springs Brewing Company, a German-inspired, family-friendly microbrewery will soon be warming the heart of Main Street in Cedar Springs. The brewery’s grand opening celebration will begin on Friday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and ceremonial first pour. The festivities will continue throughout […]

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 […]

Inaugural Learn To Homebrew Day to be hosted at Gravel Bottom

ADA – Veteran homebrewers, novices, and people-who-just-want-to-drink-beer-outside alike are invited to the first Learn To Homebrew Day hosted at Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery and Supply. The brewery and homebrew supply shop is bringing the American Homebrewer’s Association (AHA) event to Ada Nov. 7. The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and […]

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 […]