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B.O.B.'s Brewery steps into spotlight with expanded brewpub

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

You may be familiar with the brewery in the B.O.B. It's been around since 1997, a small brewpub tucked in a corner of the bottom floor of the building. Head brewer John Svoboda says the location has never been at the forefront of what the B.O.B...

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Grand Rapids Brewing Company strives to maintain organic, local focus in spite of challenging obstacles

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

If there are two things you know about Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC), it's their historical legacy and their unique all-organic fare. These are themes the brewery is committed to maintaining, even in the face of the challenges they...

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What's On Tap: December 5-11

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Pale, Pale Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Spooky Action, Way Beyond...

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What's On Tap: November 28-December 4

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Spooky Action, Way Beyond IPA Wit Rabbit...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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What's On Tap: November 21-27

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Spooky Action, Way Beyond IPA Wit Rabbit...

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Brewery Vivant takes over Twisted Rooster to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Grand Rapids’ Twisted Rooster will make room on its draft list for half a dozen beers from Brewery Vivant. The event is expected to pique the interest of local beer geeks with this season’s restaurant debut of...

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What's On Tap: November 14-20

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-14-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewery Vivant Farmhand, Rustic farmhouse style ale Triomphe, Belgian IPA Solitude, Abbey Ale Big Red Coq, Belgian Red ale with citra hops Belgian Enkel, Traditional Belgian single The Lost Gasket Spelt IPA, Earthy malt and piney hops A Stranger In...

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What's On Tap: November 7-13

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewery Vivant New Limited Release: PlowHorse, Imperial Stout Farmhand, Rustic farmhouse style ale Triomphe, Belgian IPA Solitude, Abbey Ale Big Red Coq, Belgian Red Ale with citra hops Belgian Enkel, Traditional Belgian single The Lost Gasket...

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What's On Tap: October 31-November 6

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 10-30-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewery Vivant Farmhand, Rustic farmhouse style ale Triomphe, Belgian IPA Big Red Coq, Belgian Red ale with Citra hops The Lost Gasket Spelt IPA, Earthy malt and piney hops A Stranger In The Alps, All French IPA Perdition, Black Belgian Style Ale...

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