Winter Events (52)
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Written by David Bardallis
It’s no secret that Arbor Brewing’s founders Matt and Rene Greff came out of Michigan’s thriving homebrewing scene. And today, with more than two decades in the commercial brewing industry, they still pay homage to their roots with Rat Fest, an annual event featuring dozens of beers created by area homebrewing clubs.
Friday, January 13, 2017 Written by Paul Starr
January normally may be a hibernation month in Michigan, but it’s anything but that in Ludington as it hosts the Pure Ludington BrrrewFest Michigan craft beer festival for its third year, Jan. 28 in downtown Ludington.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Written by Paul Starr
The 2017 Art & Craft BeerFest will be held on Friday, January 27th from 6pm to 10pm (5pm for VIP) and Saturday, January 28th from 5pm to 10pm (4pm for VIP). The Festival will be kicked off with a ceremonial firkin tapping on January 27th at 5pm.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Sample Regional & Global Fare at the 9th Annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food FestivalWritten by Paul Starr
More than 18,000 people are expected to enjoy a vast menu of food and beverage at the 9th Annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival coming up at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.
The Jackson County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 6th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on Saturday March 12th from 12pm – 5pm in the American 1 Event Center along with Welcoming Sponsor Experience Jackson.
Founders held their third annual Firkin Freezeout this year on February 6, 2016. For the event, Founders tapped over 40 different firkins outside in their beer garden. Similar to last year’s event, tickets were available inside the brewery for $2 and were good for a 5 oz. sample pour with full pints available for 2 tickets. Deli features for the event included beef stroganoff and sloppy joes, as well as s’mores brownies for dessert. Also back by popular demand this year was the live ice sculpture.
Sample from over 100 different sour, funkified brews including beers spontaneously fermented via open air, inoculated with wild yeast or bacteria strains during barrel aging or otherwise made using funky ingredients or techniques.
Monday, February 01, 2016 Written by Paul Starr
Stormcloud Brewing Company has announced the next recipient of its Stormcloud Builds Community fundraising initiative. For the winter 2015/16 quarter, Stormcloud is helping to support the Benzie County Water Festival.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Ashley’s Announces Largest Belgian-Only Beer Event in the U.S. North American Belgian Beer Festival to Take Place in FebruaryWritten by Paul Starr
For the sixth year in a row, Ashley’s Beer and Grill is pleased to host the North American Belgian Beer Festival, the country’s largest Belgian-only beer event. The unique event, sponsored by the Consulate General of Belgium/Flanders Investment and Trade, will be held February 13, 2016, near the Westland Shopping Center.