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Listen throughout the day and join us at Beer Thirty, 5:30 every Thursday for our Brew Crew Update to find out what’s new in the local beer scene. Bookmark this page and check back regularly to get entered to win tickets to beer events and other prizes.
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Prizes, logo wear & deals participating breweries
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Home brew gear & classes
The Brew Crew is all about the local beer scene, we’ll be highlighting any and everything that relates to our Northern Michigan beer culuture. Make sure to visit our partners and see what they're doing to support the local beer scene.
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ENTER TO WIN A BAD TEACHER HOMEBREW KIT
Once a month The Brew Crew is hooking someone up with an Extract Home Brew Starter Kit from Bad Teacher Brewing Supply. 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.
The 9th Annual Suds & Snow is back for an afternoon filled with beer, wine & cider. The event includes a 1/2 mile hike through the back woods of Timber Ridge Resort where two live-music stages feature local musicians, 12 + craft breweries serving beer, wine, & cider, and local food vendors. The 9th annual event is Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 1:30-6:30 pm. The Brew Crew would like to hook you up with a pair of tickets absolutley free.
Paddle For Pints is back for its third year! The annual event, created by the TC Ale Trail will have eight outings in 2015: June 6 & 27, July 6, 8, 18 and 25, and August 8 & 15. The Brew Crew would like to hook you up with a pair of tickets to the first float of the season on Saturday, June 6th. Tickets are $35 and include an official t-shirt, sunglasses, stickers, tattoos, a TC Ale Trail Passport & a $1 beer token.
State Street has just unveiled "Connolloy's Craft Bar” with 14 taps dedicated to local craft beer and local spirits. 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.
BEER THIRTY UPDATE FROM THURSDAY, FEB 26TH
BRIDGE STREET TAP ROOM
Exciting things are happening in Charlevoix! The rumors are true, our good friends at the Bridge Street Taproom (Round Lake Group LLC) are opening a new brew pub, but no it wont be at their taproom or in their Round Lake Room. It’s going to be located next to the Keweenaw Star’s Office on the shores of beautiful Round Lake. The name? Lake Charlevoix Brewing Company and it will be completely a different venture for the boys featuring a brand new menu and many exciting beers.
Now at Bridge Street, hand rolled sushi is on the menu for a limited time on Friday evenings at 6pm. Coming up on their Beer Dinner menu, get ready for Beards Brewery in March, Greenbush in April and Perrin in May.
STATE STREET SPORTS PUB & GRILLE
Our newest Brew Crew Member, the the State Street Sports Pub & Grille in Downtown Traverse City is now home to Connolly’s Craft Bar with 14 taps and $2.50 drafts daily. Now offering entertainment on Friday nights including your’s truly, that’s right, the Brew Crew Guru will spinning hits and taking requests tomorrow night (Fri 2/27) from 8-11pm.
Coming up on their schedule get ready for a live Brew Crew broadcast and party on St. Paddy’s day, the kickoff to the March Madness Tourney and Tiger’s Baseball.
BREW CREW CONTESTS
Every month we’re giving away a Bad Teacher Brewing Supply Extract Starter Kit. It’s a $250 value and includes everything you need to brew your first beer.
Suds & Snow is back on Saturday, March 7th at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. Get entered to win a pair of tickets and also look for the promo code on the Brew Crew Page for a special sale tomorrow (Fri 2/27). If you buy your tickets online and enter the Brew Crew promo code, you’ll get an additional $5 beer & food token at the event. That sale is tomorrow only and the promo code will appear right below the Suds & Snow contest link so scroll up!
Just added to the Brew Crew Page, Paddle for Pints is back! The folks at the TC Ale Trail are selling tickets starting tomorrow and we’re giving away a pair to the first float of the season absolutely free!
Remember our contests are not limited to one entry, the more you enter, the better your chances of winning.
UPCOMING BEER WORTHY EVENTS
Traverse City Restaurant Week the 22nd-28th
The Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival on Friday 27th & Sat 28th near Grand Rapids
Suds & Snow on Saturday the 7th at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City
The Brew-Ski Festival on Saturday the 14th at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs
Today on the BEAR!
Check out this new animated video, depiciting Jimi Hendrix's last ever interview!!!