Founders Brewing Company champions the bolder beverage

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Every year hundreds of businesses open up all over Grand Rapids. Making sure a business doesn’t merely survive but also thrives is a difficult and complicated process- requiring constant innovation and research. Where better to garner some...

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Local resident to start beer co-op

by (AMENA)

Submitted 04-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Dallas McCulloch has beer on the brain. He loves beer. He has traveled the world tasting beer. Plus, the 25 year old has his own beer brewery set up in his house. But his brewery is only the first step. He is creating a cooperative beer brewery...

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Summer beer arrives at Brewery Vivant

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 04-02-2012 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant hosted a private beer party yesterday afternoon to introduce their summer ale: Zaison. It is now available to the public, both at the brewery and to take home in cans. Zaison is a saison style of ale, another traditional Belgium brew...

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GR Beer Week has fun on tap

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 02-24-2012 under NEWS

With tickets for this year's Winter Beer Festival at Fifth Third Ball Park selling out in December (all 5,900 of them), the inaugural GR Beer Week provides additional opportunities to celebrate all that is local beer. The Winter Beer Festival...

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Brewery Vivant gets Silver LEED certification

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 02-10-2012 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant, a local brewpub that recently made news for being featured in Midwest Living Magazine, is making news again with their announcement today of receiving Silver LEED certification. The brewery is the first commercial brewery in the...

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Harmony Brewing Company opens in Eastown

by (mm2hunter)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under OPINION

For the past several years, the city of Grand Rapids has been garnering attention for its numerous and popular micro-breweries. The newest addition is Harmony Brewing Company, located at Lake Drive and Wealthy Street. The establishment is owned by...

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Harmony Brewing Company set to open

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 01-24-2012 under NEWS

After a long and sometimes contentious battle with a variety of factors, Harmony Brewing Company is going through its final preparations and is set to open by the end of January  at 1551 Lake Dr. SE, in a one-time liquor store that has sat...

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Local brewery makes it on Midwest Living Magazine's latest list

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 01-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewery Vivant, local brewpub, was recently named in Midwest Living Magazine's list of Top 25 New Places to Stay, Eat, and Play. The only other Michigan location to receive recognition on the list with Brewery Vivant was Headlands International...

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Mangiamo's Beer-A-Palooza lights a summer night

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-27-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Beer-a-Palooza brewed up a mix of cool amber liquids, bright notes of art and music, and spicy varieties of handheld foods on the evening of August 25. The $25.00 entry fee bought guests at Mangiamo's event eight generous pours of locally...

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O'Connor's Home Brew Supply to celebrate grand opening Saturday

by (George)

Submitted 04-29-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The Pyramid Scheme isn’t the only brew-related grand opening this weekend as Midtown’s newest neighborhood business, O’Connor’s Home Brew Supply (613 Lyon NE), will host its official grand opening tomorrow morning. The O...

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