On Saturday, September 10, 2016, was the Eighth Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival in Marquette and it rained but it didn’t matter because there were more than 80 Michigan Breweries and over 600 different beers to sample.
The annual Chicken Wing Thing at Dark Horse Brewing features hot wings, awesome beers, and fantastic live music. Rain or Shine!
The 10th Nashbash in Ann Arbor celebrated country music with the Whiskey Charmers and Judy Banker starting the night off right.
The Rumpus Room in Chelsea knocked it out of the park with a fantastic show with local blues great Laith Al-Saadi and jubilant soul music from Nicholas David.
It was huge! It was Hot! And it was Wonderful. With over 1,300 Michigan craft beers to sample, it was simply the best Michigan Summer Beer Festival yet.
Ahoy! The Tall Ship Celebration brought a fleet of impressive sailing ships to regale the crowds who poured into Bay City, Michigan.
Steampunks, bearded men and women, and some mighty fine beers rallied together to raise money for the Michigan Theatre of Jackson at Gears, Beards, and Beers 3.
Embracing the majestic spirit of the Au Sable river, Paddle Hard Brewing adds another reason to visit the northern Michigan town of Grayling
Short’s Anni Party XII turned the quiet town of Bellaire into party central with a celebration of awesome beer, food, and people shared with awesome people.
Salt Springs Brewery serves great beer and if you are looking, a history lesson too. Beer and history are two of my favorite things so I’m surprised it took me so long to visit.
Nestled in the town of Frankfort, Michigan just a couple of blocks from Lake Michigan, you’ll find a gem of a brewery called Stormcloud Brewing.
We checked out a fundraiser for the Feelgood Tap to allow breweries around the state to pool their charitable resources and fuel them with beer.
The 2016 Michigan Winter Beer Festival was Pure Michigan! 125 Michigan breweries brought their best brews to Grand Rapids to a sold out on event Feb 26 & 27
The Dark Horse Brewery Staff Brew-Off was Saturday, February 20, 2016, in the Beer Garten. The Snow Sculptures were missing because of the balmy temperature, but the ice sculptures were pretty amazing — although not naughty but definitely impressive.
The Canton Brew Works and Chefs Jason Osburn and Brandon O’Sullivan served some excellent beer and food during their Pop-Up Dinner in January. If you are unfamiliar with the Pop-Up Dinner concept, it is a temporary restaurant to provide new chefs exposure. For this Pop-Dinner, Canton Brew Works which typically doesn’t serve food, teamed up with two excellent chefs to provide dinner and beer.
When we heard that Tri-City Brewing was hosting the Bay City Acoustic Music fest this year, we locked in our weekend plans to head up to the thumb. We’ve been fans of Tri-City beer for a while and being able to combine good beer and music is always a hit with us.