This weekend is the Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. Most of our Northern Michigan Breweries will be attending or represented onsite. Saturday is sold out, less than 200 tickets remain for Friday and include access to over 100 Michigan breweries serving up close to 1,000 different craft beers. Tickets also recently went on sale for the MGB Annual Fall Beer Festival in Marquette on Saturday, September 12th.
Next week will wrap up the month of July and Michigan Craft Beer Month. Ask for Michigan craft beer this weekend at the Charlevoix Venetian Festival, the Dunesville Music Festival in Lake Ann, the AuSable River Festival in Grayling and the Presque Isle County Fair. Look for our Brew Crew Members from the Bridge Street Taproom this weekend in the Venetian Festival Parade. They’re open every day during the festival from 11am-11pm and they serve an amazing breakfast on the weekends!
Our Brew Crew Members at the Lake Charlevoix Brewing Company just released their Wild Willow Black IPA! Coming in at 6.4 ABV and 67 IBU, this great brew is wild, rambunctious and slightly bitter, with Cascade, Nugget and Columbus hops. Check out their upcoming tap menu on the Brew Crew page.
Congrats to Founders Brewing in G.R., they were just recognized by Thirl-list on their “Best Brewery in Every State” list. They were noted for their famous “Breakfast Stout” line including Canadian & Kentucky Breakfast Stout. They join the ranks of other great breweries like Dogfish Head in Delaware, 3 Floyds in Indiana, Victory in Pennsylvania & New Glarus Wisconsin.
The Beach Bums, Porterhouse Productions & Short’s Brewing present Saturday Night Baseball, Bands and Brews at Wuerfel Park. The Beach Bums play the Lake Erie Crushers and Rebooted Country will be performing before and after the game on Saturday, August 1st at 7pm. Tickets are available at TraverseCityBeachBums.com. or you can enter to win our private Brew Crew suite on the Brew Crew page, which includes 10 tickets for the game. Click here to get entered to win!
Saturday, August 8th is the next Traverse City Ale Trail Paddle for Pints pub crawl. This event is sold out for the summer but the Brew Crew has free tickets for all the remaining sold out floats. The event starts at the Filling Station Microbrewery and travels across Boardman Lake to Right Brain Brewery before heading down the Boardman River to a total of 6 local breweries. Click here to get entered to win!