Grand Rapids Beer Week Is Here!


While we all know the climax of GR Beer Week is the Winter Beer Fest, there is lots more for beer lovers to experience this week.

Saugatuck Brewing Company Announces Winter Tasting Series

SBC will be conducting 4 tasting events at the brewery to be held on the last Thursdays of January, February, March and April at 7pm.

Salt of the Earth Announces 3rd Annual Michigan Wine & Beer Dinner Series


In what has become a wildly-popular winter/spring tradition, West Michigan’s Salt of the Earth announces its third-annual monthly Michigan Wine & Beer Dinner Series at its downtown Fennville rustic American eatery, starting on January 11 and running through June 20.

Michigan Made Harvest Beers Highlight Fall Season

The Michigan Beer Guild recently sent me a list of the new harvest beers from our fine state; I edited the list to highlight West “ish” Michigan offerings-check ‘em out!

Learn the Art of Brewing Your Own Beer!

Members from the Michigan Brewers Guild (MBG) and Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) - District Michigan will once again gather at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo, January 12-14, for their annual Winter Conference. The conference is the culmination of the inaugural week-long “Kalamazoo Restaurant Week,” being organized by Imperial Beverage.

If you’re not quite ready for the pros, consider homebrewing!

Traverse City Getaway for Beer Lovers

If you saw the posting yesterday for the Taste the Passion event with the Leelanau Peninsula wineries and thought “hey, what about those of us who prefer beer?” Never fear, the following weekend is just for you!

Michigan Wine & Beer Dinner Series At Salt of the Earth


OK, seriously? I was just thinking about how well I’ve been doing on my Lean 11 Weight Loss Challenge when Dianna from Promote Michigan sends me this press release about a dinner series at Salt of the Earth! Diet or no diet, I may just have to sacrifice in the name of local eating and drinking research.

Yes, There Really Is A Beer Week in Kalamazoo!


I spent my high school years in Kalamazoo, so I was excited to see that they have a beer week coming up! And, given the lack of events going on around Grand Rapids in the near future, I think it might just be time to make the trek down south.

Odd Side Ales: A Low-Key Hangout

A few weeks ago DH (Dear Husband) and I went to check out Odd Side Ales. He had been there before, but it was my first time. I wasn’t sure what to expect, other than unique beers.

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