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craft brewing

Pilot Malt House aims to bring Michigan breweries closer to a pure Michigan brew

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 01-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Being able to support the local economy by drinking a beer brewed by a neighbor is just one of the perks of living in Grand Rapids. Many breweries in Grand Rapids and all over Michigan strive to locally source as many ingredients as possible, and...

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What's On Tap: January 16-22

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 01-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale London Calling, Porter Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Calgacus, Scotch...

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What's On Tap: January 9-15

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 01-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale London Calling, Porter Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Calgacus, Scotch...

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What's On Tap: January 3-8

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 01-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale London Calling, Porter Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Calgacus, Scotch...

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Perrin Brewing Company pursues core goals through simplicity and innovation

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-31-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Perrin Brewing Company's first year has presented the brewery with some obstacles, but co-owner Jarred Sper says the brewery's core goals of a high quality and consistent product will ultimately be what determine the brewery's success in...

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What's On Tap: December 19-25

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale London Calling, Porter Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Calgacus, Scotch...

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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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What's On Tap: December 12-18

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, Golden Ale Crimson King, Amber Ale Full On IPA, India Pale Ale London Calling, Porter Peanut Butter Porter, Specialty Porter Robert The Barrel, Bourbon Barrel Ale Spaceboy Stout, English Oatmeal Stout Calgacus, Scotch...

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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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Brewery Vivant sets standards for businesses locally, nationwide

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-05-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In the business plan for Brewery Vivant, owners Jason and Kris Spaulding focused on three major goals: community connection, sustainability and brewing Belgian- and French-inspired beers. Striving to make these a reality has set the brewery apart...

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