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Recap: July 4 Weekend ‘Behind the Mitten’ Episode

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Did you miss this weekend’s “Behind the Mitten,” which aired over the 4th of July weekend 2015?

Here is a recap of our segments (July 4-5):

Segment 1: John and Amy broadcast from Hudsonville Ice Cream and talk about the 4th of July.

Segment 2: John and Amy talk to Hudsonville’s director of product development, Ray Sierengowski. He talks about the launch of their new “Naturals” line. (Listen at 10:45 mark)

More on “Naturals” here.

Segment 3: John and Amy talk to “Weird Al” Yankovic, who performed July 5 at the National Cherry Festival. (19:15)

More on Weird Al’s tour here.

Segment 4: John and Amy talk about events and Beer of the Week. They also talk to Trevor Tkach of the National Cherry Festival 2015, which continues through July 11. (29:15)

Ticket information for all the concerts and and more details on the National Cherry Festival here.

BEER OF THE WEEK: Brewery Terra Firma’s Sleeping Bear Brown Ale, which Amy says has a subtle malt flavor, with bready, nutty notes. It’s a well-rounded and easy drinking beer. Check it out if you’re in TC this week.

More info on Brewery Terra Firma here.

Find the latest info and more details about “Behind the Mitten” on their Facebook page.

What is BTM: John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman are co-hosts of “Behind the Mitten,” a show about Michigan beer, food, festivals and the people who make it happen!


*8 a.m. Saturdays on Mix 1049 on WBXX in Battle Creek

*Noon Sundays on Talk Radio 1360 on WKMI in Kalamazoo

*6 p.m. Sundays on Newsradio WOOD 1300 & 1069 FM in Grand Rapids

Listen Link here.

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