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WELCOME TO THE BREW CREW STATE STREET GRILLE!
State Street Sports Pub and Grille is under new ownership and proudly joining in the Brew Crew. State Street has just unveiled the “Great Northern Craft Bar” inside the pub. The Northern Craft Bar is a Tap Bar in house dedicated to Local Craft Beer, and even local spirits with Traverse City Whiskey Co.
At State Street, you can choose from fourteen different draft beers available, with over half of those ALWAYS dedicated to local craft brews. They’re serving up American comfort food, made with fresh, local ingredients every day. State Street is the only local sports pub in Traverse City with a dedication to local brew, and local foods. The game is always on at State Street where they have the best parties for you to cheer on your team..
ENTER TO WIN A BAD TEACHER HOMEBREW KIT
Enter to win a
Bad Teacher Brewing Supply
Extract Starter Kit!
The kit includes a glass fermenter, kettle, bottling bucket and everything you need to brew a batch of beer. We'll aslo include a Intro to Home Brewing class to teach you tips and everything you need to know to brew a batch of beer. The value of this prize is $250. You must be 21 or older to win. CLICK HERE to enter.
Brew Crew Spotlight for the week of 01-26-15
Congratulations to our Suds & Snow Ticket Winners:
Adrienne Winchester of Charlevoix
Bill Niswander of Lake City
Brad Reisner of Lake City
Peter Van Hoek of Boon
Stay tuned as we’ll be giving more tickets away as we get closer to the event on Saturday, March 7th at Timber Ridge Resort.
This week’s featured Beer Thirty guest is Adam Engleman from Bridge Street Taproom in Charlevoix. This Thursday 1/29/15 Bridge Street Taproom is hosting a Right Brain Brewery CEO Stout Boardroom Series Beer Dinner. The 4 CEO Stouts include: Imperial, Barrel Aged, Overnight & Smokey (CEO stands for Chocolate Espresso Oatmeal).
The beer will be available after the dinner until the kegs run out. Only 11 bars in the state will get this special series. Listen to the Beer Thirty Podcast for details on the Beer Dinner Menu or check it out on the Brew Crew Page. If you’re not already a Brew Crew Member Sign up above this week for a chance to win a Bridget Street Taproom gift card and t-shirt.
Brew Crew Spotlight for the week of 01-19-15
Congratulations Jessica Metiva of Traverse City, she won a Brewed In Michigan T-Shirt from High Five Threads! The shirts have been redesigned for 2015.
This week’s featured Beer Thirty Guests are Jeremy Smith and Mike Moran from Suds & Snow. Check out the Brew Crew Podcast Page for our Beer Thirty interview with the boys to hear what they have up their sleeves this year.
This week we’re giving away tickets to Suds & Snow. CLICK HERE and etner to win!
Suds & Snow will take place this year on Saturday, March 7 from 1:30-6:30pm and will offer two live music stages with alternating sets from acts including the Lucas Paul Band and Nick and J. As many as fifteen breweries are planning to be in attendance. Three food tents will also be available offering paella, a pig roast and a burger and brat bar. Attendees will check in at the Timber Ridge banquet hall and then hike a half-mile through the woods to the event area. Snowshoes are welcomed, but not required.
Tickets for Suds & Snow are $25 in advance or $35 at the door and include one drink token good for the equivalent of a pint. For more information, click here.
Brew Crew Spotlight for the week of 01-12-15
Congratulations Jonathon Smith of Hilman, he won a Home Brew Extract Starter kit from Bad Teacher Brewing Supply worth $250.
We’re giving one away each month, which includes everything you need to brew your own beer and Home Brewing Class. Just click on the Bad Teacher Home Brew Kit above to get entered to win.
This week’s featured Beer Thirty Guest is Byron Pettigrew from High Five Threads and Forward Inking. Check out the Brew Crew Podcast Page for our Beer Thirty interview with Byron to hear what’s new at High Five for the New Year. They’re actually down in Kalamazoo this week for Kalamazoo Beer Week and are gearing up to attend the Annual Traverse City Winter Microbrew & Music Festival on February 7th and Suds & Snow at Timber Ridge on March 7th.
This week we’re giving away a High Five Threads “Brewed in Michigan” T-Shirt, which has just been redesigned for 2015. Sign up to be a Brew Crew Member to win. Good luck!
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