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Amy Sherman on West Michigan Live With Neal Dionne

Amy Sherman with Neal Dionne

Every Thursday at 9:45 a.m. John and Amy have the pleasure to be guests on Wood Radio’s West Michigan Live with Neal Dionne to talk about what’s going on around the mitten. And of course to bring a morning sample of beer of the week! This week Amy flew solo, bringing the host, Neal Dionne, ...

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Beer of the Week October 18 Saugatuck Brewing

Chef Chris Doebler from Bowdie's

Saugatuck, MI- We visited Saugatuck Brewing Company to visit our good friend Gabe Bober from Treetops Resort who was there brewing up a beer for Hops for Hope.  We here at Behind the Mitten have partnered with Hops for Hope this fall to help raise money for the Purple Community to fight cancer, and Treetops Resort ...

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Beer of the Week October 10 Arcadia Ales

Mr. Surprise of Arcadia Ales

Kalamazoo, MI- We always love to stop by Arcadia Ales, whether we are in Kalamazoo or Battle Creek.  Each place is distinctly different.  I’ve been good friends with owner Tim Surprise since I taped an episode of the Great American Brew Trail with him at the original location in Battle Creek.  It was ...

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Beer of the Week September 26 Pike 51

Hudsonville, MI- I’ve gotten just a bit behind on my Beer’s of the Week updates, but better late than never, right?  So let’s head back to the vault and catch up one beer at a time.  September 26th we headed out to Pike 51 Brewing to visit my friend Manda Geiger.  Manda ...

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Beer of the Week October 3 Ellison Brewing

The boys at Ellison Brewing

East Lansing, MI- We were super excited to be able to travel to East Lansing this week and help celebrate the opening of Ellison Brewing Company.  Owner/Brewer Todd Schwem had told us of his plans last year when we visited him at his previous job at Kuhnhenn Brewing Company.  His brews there were ...

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