Saturday, December 16, 2017

Browsing the "michigan" Category


Beer City, USA [Guest Post]

Greetings and Salutations! As you know, our fearless heroine is off storming castles and carving wooden toys for orphaned children and neglecting her blogging duties. At least that’s the line she fed me when she asked me to write today… [...]

June 15, 2013 michigan

ABV talks to The 16oz Society

If these designs look familiar, and like me, you’ve been dying to get your hands on a T-shirt or two just like these, read on. These are the guys behind The 16oz Society, and it’s time to get to know [...]

June 4, 2013 greater minnesota, illinois, michigan, the twin cities, wisconsin

The Holiday Special [MN top 25]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! To celebrate, I tasted the most special beer on the MN top 25 list along with a bonus beer that I have been looking forward to — a collaboration between New Belgium and Brewery [...]

January 2, 2013 michigan, tasting and critique, the twin cities

Michigan’s Mia & Grace

Today I am writing about food – and not beer – for the simple reason that I had the best sandwich I have ever had in my life during my time in Michigan. We didn’t eat much fancy food on [...]

November 20, 2012 food and restaurants, michigan

MI Brew Tour – HopCat

Our evening at HopCat was an excellent last adventure in the Beerstravaganza. HopCat combines the brewpub feel with an extensive regional and international beer list. People love this place; With its downtown location it seems to be the after-work regular [...]

November 14, 2012 michigan, tasting and critique

MI Brew Tour – New Holland

The drive to Holland, MI was an exciting one.  Nope, not the landscape, that’s for sure. It was the anticipation of some tasty brews at New Holland Brewing. The business is booming, in fact the company has expanded from a [...]

November 10, 2012 michigan, tasting and critique

MI – Coming VERY soon!

Our stroll through Holland, Michigan uncovered a neat little brewery in the works. Our Brewing Company, scheduled to officially open November 16th has already proven to be exceedingly anticipated by neighbors and supporters. “Our Brewing Company will feature a post-prohibition [...]

November 10, 2012 michigan

MI Brew Tour – Odd Side Ales

On Tuesday we ventured to Odd Side Ales in Grand Haven to taste their unique beers and play a game of Munchkin. Claire and Derek were very familiar with the beers offered and even brought their growlers to get filled. [...]

November 10, 2012 michigan, tasting and critique

MI Brew Tour – taking Vivant in style.

Brewery Vivant is a neat little brewing operation in Grand Rapids specializing in Belgian traditions. It stands out from the other breweries in the area because of this specialization and for other reasons, too: the company is committed to sustainable practices, [...]

November 7, 2012 michigan, tasting and critique

MI Beer Tour – Founder’s

Founder’s Brewing Company is a very well-loved brewpub for many in the Midwest, including myself. I had neglected to realize it was in Michigan until Derek said we were planning to go there. Glad someone is paying attention. Founder’s is [...]

November 6, 2012 michigan, tasting and critique