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Laura Bell promoted to CEO of Bell’s Brewery [Press Release]

COMSTOCK, Mich. – Bell’s Brewery, Inc. is proud to announce that effective Feb. 1, Laura Bell, co-owner, has assumed the role of CEO. Larry Bell will continue in his role as president and remain active in various projects, including long-term planning and overall direction with Laura reporting directly to him. “When I started this, I…

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North Peak Releases Stormy Oat IPA [Press Release]

North Peak Releases Stormy Oat IPA (Dexter City, MI)— New Year, New Beer. Headed your way this month is a new style of IPA for North Peak, an East Coast IPA called Stormy. The brewery staff boasts this beer quickly became a favorite among them. “It’s a perfect beer for the wintery stormy weather we…

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Shaping the Future of the Michigan Wine Industry [Press Release]

Lansing, MI – August 1st, 2016 – The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC), a newly created not-for-profit organization, announces its official formation after substantial work, gathering input from the wine and wine grape industry. The mission of the MWC is to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the Michigan wine industry by supporting wineries, growers and…

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2016 Michigan Wine Competition Results Announced [Press Release]

EAST LANSING, MI – Twenty-five wine experts from around the country gathered July 26 in East Lansing for the 39th annual Michigan Wine Competition. Fifty one of the state’s 123 wineries entered 352 wines for this year’s competition, which is open only to wine produced from Michigan grapes and other fruit. The number of entries…

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Bastone Brewery Takes Home Gold & Bronze at the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship

Bastone Brewery in Royal Oak, Michigan recently attended the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship in Oxford, Ohio where they competed against nearly 5,000 international beers. The winners were announced on July 11th, and Bastone came away with Gold & Bronze medals. Wood/Barrel-Aged Pale Beer Gold medal: Private Stock #613. Private Stock is a traditional Belgian/French…

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Roundhouse India Red Ale cans the latest addition to Bell’s fall specialty lineup [Press Release]

COMSTOCK, MICHIGAN – Bell’s Brewery is proud to announce another addition to its specialty packaging lineup. Previously only available on draught, Roundhouse India Red Ale (7.5% ABV) will debut in 12 oz. cans packaged in 6-packs. It will start shipping in September. This limited specialty beer will ship to all states Bell’s distributes to. “Roundhouse…

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Bell’s Brewery recalls bottles of Mercury

COMSTOCK, Mich. – Today, Dec. 23, 2014, Bell’s Brewery, Inc. is issuing an automatic, voluntary recall on specific bottles of Mercury: The Winged Messenger which may contain a slight glass defect on the outside lip that could result in small pieces to become dislodged from the bottle. This recall only applies to bottles purchased in…

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Upper Hand Brewery celebrates grand opening, draught beer available in the U.P. beginning this week

ESCANABA, Mich. – Upper Hand Brewery, a division of Bell’s Brewery, Inc., celebrated a grand opening today just over a year after breaking ground in Escanaba. The 11,500 square foot facility is located in the Delta County Airport Renaissance Zone. “To be able to open a brewery in the U.P. fulfills a lifelong dream for…

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New Holland Brewing Co. Breaks Ground on Westside Grand Rapids Brewpub, Microdistillery & Restaurant (Press Release)

New Holland Brewing Co., Michigan’s third largest brewery and first craft whiskey distiller, has just signed a lease with Rockford Construction and plans to launch a new brewpub, micro-distillery and restaurant slated to open in  early 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan’s west side. The new endeavor supports the company’s goals to reach the growing craft…

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Pedal Powered Beer (For Real!)

We love anything that brings more craft beer to Detroit, but this idea is just about one of the coolest we’ve ever heard. Read all about pedal-powered beer, and if you can, make a donation to help them open their doors here: Donate to Windmill Pointe Brewing Company “Pedal-Power Beer” Brothers pursue opening brewery in…

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Oberon and Two Hearted cans, coming in April

Two of our favorite Bell’s Brewery beers will be available in cans this April!

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Saugatuck Brewing Company Announces Expansion Plan

(SAUGATUCK, Mich) — To accommodate a new 40-barrel brewing system and expanded bottling/labeling/packaging equipment, Saugatuck Brewing Company is pleased to announce a brewery expansion project to begin in October of this year. In spring 2014, the new system will replace the current 10-bbl system. Additional offices and expanded cooler space will also be included in…

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