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GDB’s 2012 Chicago Craft Beer Awards

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In 2011, Paul at Chitown on Tap posted his “Craft Beer in Review” as a way to, in his words, “give props to the amazing people in our local craft beer community who have made drinking the good suds so damn rewarding this year.” Paul has moved on from the writing about beer (temporarily, we understand) to actually making the stuff …

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Welcome To Chicago, Brewery Vivant

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We’ve been waiting on this news for a while. Brewery Vivant officially arrives in Chicago today, November 12 (chalk up another good “get” for Windy City Distribution), and now you’ll all be able to find out exactly what those of us who have been sampling their Grand Rapids based wares for a little over a year now already knew – …

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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 …