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Founders Brewing Company to host "Firkin Freezeout" beer garden party

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 15 Founders Brewing Company will host the first Firkin Freezeout. The beer garden party will feature 50 firkins, or mini kegs holding roughly 10 gallons of beer. The event will also include ice carving and barbecue. The...

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What's On Tap: February 6-12

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Blondie, golden ale Crimson King, amber ale Full On IPA, India pale ale Pale, 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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New brewery cooperative to celebrate first official sixer mixer

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday at 6 p.m., High Five Co-op brewery will celebrate its first official membership meeting, the Sixer Mixer, at The Factory in the Heartside district of downtown Grand Rapids. Like a food swap, attendees will be able to share experimental...

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What's On Tap: January 30-February 5

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.’s Brewery Blondie, golden ale Crimson King, amber ale Full On IPA, India pale ale Pale, pale ale Peanut Butter Porter, specialty porter Robert The Barrel, bourbon barrel ale Spaceboy Stout, English oatmeal stout Spooky Action, way...

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Local First awards leaders in community involvement

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-29-2014 under NEWS

Local First celebrated their fourth annual LocalMotion awards Tuesday, January 28 at the Goei Center. The event celebrated local entrepreneurship and awarded 616 Development, TerraTrike, CityFlats, Spoonlickers, Jamiel Robinson and Laurie Beard for...

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Crack fry contestants devour 90 pounds of fries in two minutes

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under NEWS

HopCat downtown celebrated its sixth anniversary on Saturday with the annual Crack Fry eating contest and limited release 22 ounce bottles of 2014 Oil Rigger Russian Imperial Stout. St. Louis native Kyle Hanner won the competition and $500 cash...

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Local First to celebrate fourth year of local pride

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under NEWS

Local First will host its fourth annual LocalMotion Awards on Tuesday, January 28. The event is designed to celebrate the creative geniuses behind the scenes of the Grand Rapids local food and drink industry and come together in name of local pride...

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What's On Tap: January 23-29

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 01-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Amber Tease Bonecrusher Stout Hopknocker Imperial IPA India Pale Ale Pail Ale Treasure Chest ESB Valley City Cream Ale Zingiberene Gruit Kiss My Scottish Arse Uncle’s Monkey Belgian IPA Gingerbread Brown Miracle Off 28th...

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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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