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Raise a Mug to “German Beer Day” in the the Great Lakes State!

Ben Darcie As we all know, Michigan is overflowing with fantastic beer to be explored in every corner of the state. Today we’re going to be exploring the German side of Michigan, from single bottles to breweries who focus on German-style brews. You’re sure to find Germany’s influence all over this fine peninsula, from the […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Michigan Beer Style

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!

#MiWBF17 Features 969 Beers & 130 Breweries!

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 […]

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 […]

Warm Up with these Michigan Slopeside Beers

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.

Michigan Brewers Guild Presents 2017 Tom Burns Award to Rex Halfpenny – Publisher of Michigan Beer Guide

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 […]

Michigan Brewers Guild Kicks Off 20th Anniversary with Largest Annual Conference & Trade Show to Date

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 […]

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, […]

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