Michigan Brewers Guild Cancels Popular Summer Beer Festival

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LANSING, Mich – Continued uncertainty and concern for the general population in the midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Brewers Guild has canceled its Summer Beer Festival originally scheduled for July 24-25 in Ypsilanti. First held in 1997, this is the Guild’s original festival and the only 2-day event among five annual festivals. Earlier […]

Nearly 150 Michigan Breweries Planned for 22nd Annual Michigan Summer Beer Fest

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(LANSING, Mich) – Nearly 150 Michigan breweries will celebrate “Michigan Craft Beer Month” July 26-27 at Riverside Park in downtown Ypsilanti as the Michigan Brewers Guild gears up for their 22nd Annual Summer Beer Festival. More than 1,100 beers will be on tap during the two-day outdoor event, which is held rain or shine. Festival […]

The Faces of Summer Beer Fest

With literally thousands of beers to try from hundreds of breweries, time is a precious commodity at the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Fest. One gulp of Brewery Becker’s 15% Braggot and you might need a 15 minute breather by the riverside to sober up. Tick tock. Follow up with a healthy pour or two […]

Michigan Brewers Guild celebrates 20 Years of Festivals and Advocacy

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In the beginning, 1997 to be precise, there were approximately 30 breweries with membership in the newly minted Michigan Brewers Guild. The purpose of their inception was to form an alliance to promote our state’s emerging beer industry and advocate in legislative matters. Two decades later, with their support and guidance, that number is 239 […]

Another Summer Beer Fest in the Books

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The frozen washcloths helped. So did the shady trees. But the biggest relief from the sweltering heat was the beer. Because that is what this festival is about—beer. Specifically, Michigan craft beer. Oh, I’ve read the negative reviews. The festival has gotten too big, too noisy, too full of casual drinkers who don’t know a […]

Right Brain Brewery Brews Beer with Marou Chocolate

Traverse City, MI – At this year’s Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival on July 22nd & 23rd in Ypsilanti, MI, Right Brain Brewery will be doing more than just serving beer. They will also offer samples of the Marou chocolate that was used to make XOCO, an imperial golden ale brewed with Marou dark chocolate […]

137 Breweries, 1300+ Craft Beers Planned for MBG Summer Beer Fest

127 Brewing Orange Barrel IPA OK IPA – Double IPA HammerSchmidt Porter * Road Trip-pel 51 North Brewery Paint Creek Tangerine Wheat Hoppier Than Stout Rockin Country Kölsch Safety Meeting – Session IPA Coconut Cream Ale Arbor Brewing Co. Brewpub Anahata Chakra – Honey Lavender Ale Peninsularity MIPA Festival Saison Smoked Lager – Rauchbier Strength […]

Legally Wed and Off To Bed Collaboration Beer

FRANKFORT, Mich –­ Stormcloud Brewing Company is pleased to announce the release of their newest collaborative beer, Legally Wed & Off To Bed. A Belgian IPA infused with hibiscus, Legally Wed & Off To Bed was brewed this spring by Stormcloud in collaboration with Fermenta, a Michigan based collective of women brewers. A non-­traditional marriage […]