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Our Love Affair with #MiBeer

Cheers to a Hoppy Valentine’s Day filled with Michigan Brews! Celebrate this loving holiday with someone to close to you and a Michigan brew that is near and dear to your heart. Try any one of these rich, chocolate, dessert-like, or fruity beers (or one with a sultry, loving or romantic name), and fall in […]

Michigan’s Festive Holiday Beers

The holiday season is officially upon us. The decorations are up, the tree is lite, and the presents are bought… so it’s time to grab one of these Michigan Christmas beers and drink up as the snow comes down. The most flavorful craft beer in the world can be served right here in Michigan, and […]

Enjoy Michigan Black Ales for Black Friday!

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, known as the day people start their Christmas shopping. This year mix up your Black Friday tradition by trying these Michigan-brewed black ales. Black ales or black IPAs (Indian Pale Ale) range from dark brown to pitch black in color. The taste varies from roasted malts notes to […]

Haunted Hops: Serving Up Michigan Beers with Ghostly Names, Legends and Lore

  By Caroline Cousineau The leaves are turning colors and the nights are getting chillier. Halloween is approaching. To help you get in the ghostly mood Michigan breweries offer many Halloween appropriate beers. If you’re not easily scared, Jolly Pumpkin in Traverse City has a history of hauntings. Before it was the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery, […]

Michigan Pumpkin Beers Highlight Fall Season

By Ashey Dardis In 2013, Michigan pumpkins generated $11.2 million from the production of 97.8 million pounds. Michigan pumpkins are used for processing and jack-o-lanterns. In 2013, Michigan produced 122 million pounds of squash for fresh or processed use, totaling $17.7 million. Agriculture is Michigan’s #2 industry. $102 billion a year industry. Placement in the […]

Canning Michigan Craft Beer

The “official” birthday of the beer can is January 24, 1935—the day cans of Krueger’s Finest Beer and Krueger’s Cream Ale first went on sale in Richmond, VA. According to Brewery Collectibles Club of America, “the beer can really made its debut some 14 months earlier—just before the repeal of Prohibition” when the American Can […]

Relax with these Pure Michigan Beach Beers

With titles like the “Great Lake State” and “Great Beer State” it’s no wonder Michigan is home to dozens of brews focused on its sun, sand and shorelines. Did you know Michigan boasts more miles of freshwater coastline than any other state (and more overall coastline than any other state in the continental US) at […]

We’re #1 – Thrillist Names Michigan as Top State (and craft beer is among the reasons)

If you haven’t heard the buzz online over the weekend, the popular website Thrillist.com came out with “The Definitive and Final Ranking of All 50 States” with Michigan landing in the #1 position. And among the strongest assets in the state, according to writers Kevin Alexander (@kalexander03) and Matt Lynch (@mlynchchi), #craftbeer! Far too much of […]

Hotel Packages for Winter Beer Festival 2014

Many thanks to Experience Grand Rapids for working with local hotels to bring you these great guest packages and special rates for this year’s Winter Beer Festival. Call ahead to check availability and make reservations. Be sure to mention attending the Winter Beer Festival to get your rate or package.

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