By Joe O’Connell With the weather warming up in Michigan, it’s time to start getting outside more often. While some of the more die-hard cyclists don’t let winter stop them, the start of warmer weather is when the cycling season begins to kick into high gear. With nearly 1,500 miles of bike trails to explore, […]
By Ashley Dardis You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy these fine Michigan-made, Irish-inspired craft beers – available on draft or bottle/can distribution around the state. Sláinte!
A mixed bag is expected this weekend for the 12th Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival, February 24-25 at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, just north of downtown Grand Rapids. A warmer Friday and a snowy Saturday should make for interesting weather conditions for Michigan’s original winter craft beer celebration — one of […]
Winter is in full swing the mitten-shaped state of Michigan. It’s the perfect time to hit the slopes or trails and enjoy Michigan’s many winter sports from sledding and snowmobiling to skiing and boarding. While you’re enjoying the snow-filled days, we recommend these Michigan-brewed winter-themed beers.
The Michigan Brewers Guild presented the 2017 Tom Burns Award to Rex Halfpenny, publisher of the Michigan Beer Guide, at its annual conference Thursday night at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. This is the 20th Anniversary of the Michigan Beer Guide and the Michigan Brewers Guild. The Tom Burns Award is given to a […]
The Michigan Brewers Guild (MBG) kicks off its 20th Anniversary with its largest annual conference and trade show to date, January 11-13, 2017 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. More than 500 attendees are expected, including 90 businesses exhibiting in the trade show. The conference is presented with The Master Brewers Association of America […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Not only do you get to sample 800+ beers from more than 100 Michigan craft breweries in one of the OFFICIAL #MiBeer festivals in the state, but you get a series of mini concerts featuring some of the most noted entertainers and bands in the Detroit area…including: