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A new Bell’s coffee milk stout, made with Michigan roasted beans, to debut in bottles and draught [Press Release]

COMSTOCK, Mich. – Bell’s Brewery is proud to announce a new addition to its seasonal specialty lineup for release this fall. Arabicadabra, a coffee milk stout with an ABV of 5.5%, will debut on draught and in 12-ounce bottles, packaged in six-packs, this October. “When we announced this year’s release calendar late last year, we…

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A Beer Geek in Britain Part 2

The London leg of my trip has come to an end, as I once again find myself writing while taking the train (and enjoying a Belgian IPA from Brew by Numbers). It has been an amazing week with amazing beer, historical sites and culture abound as I’ve been on the Beer Geeks in Britain with…

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A Beer Geek in Britain Part 1

Good morning/afternoon! Remember when I said I was packing my beer into my suitcase for another journey? I’m guessing the title spoiled it, but I joined Onward Travel and Dave Engbers from Founder’s Brewing on a week long beer journey in London. My grand plans of doing a daily write up were smashed by a…

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A Recap of Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending SAVOR 2017 in Washington D.C., an annual event hosted by the Brewers Association that celebrates beer and food pairings (two of my favorite things!).  This year happened to be the 10th anniversary of the festival, and I was honored to receive an invitation to attend. At SAVOR, 86 small…

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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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