Raise a Glass to Celebrate July as Michigan Craft Beer Month

craft beer month

  (LANSING, Mich) – Legislators in Lansing have recently declared July as “Michigan Craft Beer Month” with the introduction of House Resolution No. 135 and Senate Resolution No. 61, noting the brewing industry’s long-standing history, impact on both the tourism and agricultural interests and the ongoing contributions to the overall economy of the state. Formed […]

Boatyard Brewing: anchor on north side of Kalamazoo

Boatyard Brewing

When an unfamiliar visitor stumbles upon the north side of Kalamazoo, they may feel as though they have taken a wrong turn as the main attractions shift from restaurants and breweries to old warehouses and large factories. However, if they look closely they will notice a small 10 barrel brewery that decided to call this part […]

Cellarmen’s brings fermentation, hardcore metal to Hazel Park

Cellarmen's

HAZEL PARK, MI – If you hear loud music coming from 24310 John R, you can be sure the four bearded men inside the building are hard at work brewing up something delicious—and none of the neighbors are complaining.   The 12,000-square-foot former lumberyard is now home to Cellarmen’s, Hazel Park’s first brewery, cidery, and […]

Pilot Malt House to plant roots in Virginia

Michigan is often viewed as a trailblazer when it comes to the beer industry. Other states want to be Michigan. More and more states are seeing new breweries open that value keeping their community close by supporting other local businesses. And more breweries increases the demand for crops to supply them. Pilot Malt House, an […]

Short’s Brewing Collaborates With Funky Buddha

Bellaire — Short’s Brewing Company and Funky Buddha Brewing are collaborating to brew an Old Fashioned inspired beer that incorporates native fruits from Michigan and Florida, their respective native states. It will be released for the first time at Extreme Beer Festival in Boston. The beer will be called Tip ta Tip, a reference to […]

Short's Brewing Collaborates With Funky Buddha

Bellaire — Short’s Brewing Company and Funky Buddha Brewing are collaborating to brew an Old Fashioned inspired beer that incorporates native fruits from Michigan and Florida, their respective native states. It will be released for the first time at Extreme Beer Festival in Boston. The beer will be called Tip ta Tip, a reference to […]

Fundraisers for Injured Grand Rapids Brewer

Grand Rapids- Alexander Atkin, brewer, musician, and by all accounts friend to everyone who encounters him, needs the community’s support. Alex was traveling in Guatemala when he suffered a devastating motorcycle crash. The full extent of his serious injuries and their consequences are currently unknown. A medical evacuation flight brought him to Grand Rapids overnight […]

Speciation Artisan Ales: First All-Wild Brewery Coming to Grand Rapids

  GRAND RAPIDS – Mitch and Whitney Ermatinger are coming home to Michigan. The husband and wife team has officially announced plans to open Speciation Artisan Ales, the first 100% wild ale brewery to be located in Grand Rapids, by late 2016. The small scale brewery will focus on producing high quality mixed fermentation sour […]