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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 Addition

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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New Brewery Specializing in Farmhouse and Barrel-Aged Style Beer to Open in Marquette [Press Release]

Marquette, Mich. – The old Northwoods Supper Club will re-open in summer of 2017 as a craft brewery with a focus on farmhouse and barrel-aged style beers. Founders Nick VanCourt and Marina Dupler, U.P. natives, residents of Marquette, and graduates of Northern Michigan University, are calling the brewery Barrel and Beam, in a nod to…

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North Peak and Jolly Pumpkin Launch Yearlong TART Trails Sponsorship [Press Release]

(Traverse City, MI)—Northern United Brewing Company, parent company to North Peak and Jolly Pumpkin, is pleased to announce a yearlong sponsorship with TART Trails, a Traverse City non-profit organization that works to enrich the Traverse region by providing a network of trails, bikeways and pedestrian ways; and encouraging their use. Since 1998 TART Trails has…

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Happy Hour Twitter Chat Celebrates Michigan Craft Beer [Press Release]

LANSING, Mich. – Join Pure Michigan and the Michigan Brewers Guild for a happy hour Twitter chat this Wednesday, November 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET to celebrate Michigan craft beer. The chat will feature breweries and brewmasters from across the state ready to answer questions about their craft, their beer and best places to experience…

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A Rookie’s Look at the 35th GABF

This past weekend marked both my first visit to Denver, Colorado, as well as my first trip the Great American Beer Festival. Having been to a few beer festivals in my day, I thought I had a pretty good idea about what to expect. As it turns out, I had no idea. Before I talk…

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A Visit to Glasshouse Brewing

When most glass repair shops close, usually another auto repair shop opens, or some other business that needs a large garage door. This time though, someone put a brewery in, and I am glad that they did! Located just off Liberty and Maple (on the west side of Ann Arbor), you’re greeted by a jewelry…

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