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Drinking Game + GOP debate= FUN

Amy and John say have a beer and relax candidates!

Tonight, Thursday August 6, you can watch all of the GOP candidates duke it out in their first televised debate.  For some reason, even though campaigning has barely begun, there will be two debates.  The poll front runners will be on FOX News at 9pm, with 10 candidates participating.  Earlier in the ...

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Beer of the Week August 1

    Kalamazoo, MI- Beer of the Week for August 1 comes to us from the big daddy of breweries, Bell’s!  Our good friend Fritz Klug recently started working at the brewery, doing marketing, photography, and video work.  Previously, Fritzie worked with John at MLIVE, and went on many of the searches ...

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Beer Institute study says industry created 1,152 brewing jobs in Michigan with $151 million in wages

The Oracle at Bell's Brewery.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A recent study by the Beer Institute revealed some staggering statistics about the Michigan Craft Beer industry, as well as the industry overall. According to local writer and beer enthusiast Pat Evans, the beer industry has a $6.6 billion economic impact on Michigan. In Grand Rapids, ...

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Recap: ‘Behind the Mitten’ show July 25, 2015

Amy Sherman with Ben Darcie at Mitten Brewing Company.

LANSING, MI — On this weekend’s “Behind the Mitten,” John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman had a fun show on July 25, 2015, where they got a behind-the-scenes look at the new Lansing Brewing Company, which will open this fall. Check out Amy’s blog post for a few more details. John ...

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