“It’s pronounced Kee-wah-naw,” the woman seated next to me said for the third time. I couldn’t quite wrap my mind around the name of the brewery or how a gem of a brewpub could be hidden away in a quaint town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
For you geography buffs, Keweenaw Brewing is located in Houghton, Michigan. Which, ironically, is NOT located in Keweenaw county – but is on the Keweenaw Peninsula. The area is damn near as far west as you can go in the eastern time zone. Which means the sun does not set there until around 10 p.m. in the summer. I can attest to this fact. Continue reading