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North Pier Brewing Company to Salute “Those Who Wander” at First Anniversary and Can Launch Party [PRESS RELEASE]

Benton Harbor, MI—On Saturday, May 27, North Pier Brewing Company will raise a can to salute its customers and fans as they celebrate the brewery’s first anniversary. The event coincides with the brewery’s release of its first canned beers, Buckrider (Belgian IPA) and The Conjurer (Belgian Golden Strong), which attendees will be able to purchase…

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Nomad Cidery Launches in Northern Michigan [Press Release]

(Traverse City, MI) — North Peak Brewing Company and Peninsula Cellars have joined forces to create a new joint venture on Old Mission Peninsula. Consistent with the quality and excellence these companies are known for, Nomad Cidery has launched a line of hard ciders in Northern Michigan. Located on Kroupa Farms, a certified Michigan Centennial…

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Batch Brewing Company Partners with M4 CIC Distributing [Press Release]

(Detroit, MI) — Batch Brewing Company has chosen to expand their beer distribution across Michigan with M4 CIC Distributing. After 2+ years in business, the demand for Batch Brewing Company’s beer has outpaced their bandwidth for self-distribution. With more than 100% growth in 2016, and targeted growth of nearly 100% in 2017, distribution will become…

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Tim Tastes Beer: April Edition

Hello Michigan alcohol enthusiasts, Spring is almost here! You’d never know based on some of the weather this month, but we’ve had some great days with sun and high temperatures! Which means patio drinking weather! If you haven’t figured out that I live in Ann Arbor yet, you clearly aren’t paying attention. This month, HOMES…

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Tim Tastes Beer: March Edition

February was a challenging month for picking a beer, with both the Winter Beer Festival and it being the shortest month of the year, I kind of missed it. I appreciate all your angry tweets, letters and telegrams letting me know I missed it. It really shows you care. The March beer of the month…

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North Peak Collaborates with Busch’s Fresh Food Market for Special Beer Release [Press Release]

(Dexter City, MI) — If you live in the Southeast Michigan, you know that Busch’s Fresh Food Markets and North Peak Brewing Company are both businesses focused on serving their local community – so why not do a collaboration? Great brewery with a solid line-up of craft beers meets great Food Market with a rather impressive…

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Tim Tastes Beer: January Edition

In a new experimental series, I’m going to bring you the Michigan beer of the month! I know, you’re really excited right? Me too. I traveled all over the state to find the most influential, tastiest, and highly sought after beer. Okay, in reality I mostly just listened to people, trolled local party stores, and…

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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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Jolly Pumpkin Releases 2017’s Sobrehumano Palena`ole—a collaboration beer with Maui Brewing Company [Press Release]

(DEXTER, MI)—Nearly 5 years since the last release, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales is proud to announce the return of Sobrehumano Palena`ole. This collaboration with Maui Brewing Company was originally released in the summer of 2012 and since then it has been one of the brewery’s most asked about beers.  You’ve asked and we finally listened,…

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

(LANSING, Mich)—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…

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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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Michigan Wine Month Moves to May [Press Release]

Lansing, MI ­- Michigan Wine Month will take place during May following a decision by Michigan’s Grape and Wine Industry Council during their regular meeting on December 1, 2016. The change from April to May will take effect in spring of 2017. May kicks off a season of travel in Michigan, and the majority of…

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