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Anyone Want To Buy A West Michigan Brewery?

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You don’t see this too often; an ad on Craigslist for a brewery. Well – believe it or not, there is one, and it’s real. MLive reports that Dan Humphrey, owner of the Michigan Beer Cellar in Sparta, Michigan, is ready to sell. “I’m looking to move on,” said Humphrey, whose son, Nick, recently completed his co-purchase of the Hideout …

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Welcome To “God’s Country” Stone Brewing Company

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Today marks the beginning of the end for the palates of craft beer drinkers in southern Illinois; Stone Brewing Companies highly acclaimed beers are now available in the southern third of the state. The brewery recently inked a deal with Koerner Distributor, which is based in Effingham but also has locations in Carterville and New Baden, to distribute its beers. …

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GuysDrinkingBeer.com’s Staff Is Expanding

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We use the above headline very loosely because it’s not like we get paid for what we do, nor are we paying anyone else to do what they do, but we do take pride in the stories we publish here and want to put the best product on the web we can. If you’re a regular reader then you’ve likely …

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I’ll Have A 5 Rabbit With My Naked Burrito

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The nation’s first Latin-themed craft brewery, who made a splash over the summer by luring John J. Hall from Goose Island to be its next brewmaster, will soon have its beer available at 15 Chicago area Chipotle restaurants. According to the Chicago Tribune’s Josh Noel, two of 5 Rabbit’s four year-round beers will be available to start, with the possibility …

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IL Liquor Control Commission To Decide On City Beverage Case Next Week

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There are two interesting bits of information on the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s mildly ambiguous meeting agenda for next week. The first is that the Commission will continue its closed-door, executive session from October 2nd – which was spent discussing the ownership fate of Illinois distributor City Beverage. The second is a footnote, nestled at the bottom of the agenda. …

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Is Detroit A “Domestic Beer Town?” Comerica Park’s Beverage Boss Thinks So

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We get where the Associated Press was trying to go with a story titled, “World Series beer battle: Suds taps give insight into Tigers, Giants fans.” They wanted to highlight how different San Francisco Giants fans and Detroit Tigers fans are by talking about what beer they drink at the ballpark. Your typical Giants fan? They’re eccentric and hip and …

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Fireman’s Brew Coming To Illinois

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We like beer and we respect firefighters, so how can we not be excited about a craft brewery – started by two LA firefighters – entering the Chicago and central Illinois beer markets? Say hello to Fireman’s Brew. Grant Importing and Distributing and Specialty Distributing of Illinois will handle getting Fireman’s flagship beers – a pilsner style lager, doppelbock and …

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HopCat Expanding East

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HopCat, a Grand Rapids, Michigan beer bar that consistently finds itself on RateBeer’s top 50 Best Beer Bars list, was rated the #3 Beer Bar on Planet Earth by Beer Advocate magazine and the #2 Beer Bar in America by CraftBeer.com is opening a second location in East Lansing AND building a brewpub in Lansing. While the Lansing area is …

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Grand Rapids Breweries Collaborate On Pumpkin Beer

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Eleven breweries in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area are all offering up their take on one of our fall favorites starting this week; a pumpkin beer. But this isn’t just any pumpkin beer – it’s a Grand Pumpkin – part of a collaboration series celebrating the city’s “Beer City USA” title, which it shares with Asheville, North Carolina. The first …

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