Rockford gobbles up slices of old-school pizza pub

After being live for about a week, Rockford Brewing Company’s Kickstarter campaign to engage the community with its restoration of the historic 1866 building is now complete.

Wise Men Distillery opens downtown tasting room

Wise Men Distillery of Kentwood recently opened a new tasting room in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, at 146 Monroe Center NW in the McKay Tower.

Bell’s Brewery launches tropical spin on Oberon

Bell’s Brewery is taking Oberon fans to new shores with a tropical take on the summer beer.

Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival returns for 2021

After a year hiatus, the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival announced its 2021 dates.

Rockford Brewing owners plan pizza pub

A new pizzeria, distillery and brewery will open inside a historic building in downtown Rockford following an extensive restoration.

Perrin Brewing announces tiki-inspired IPA

Perrin Brewing Company will release A Night in Perrin-Dise Tiki IPA on Thursday.

Long Road Distillers announces Cadillac location

Grand Rapids-based Long Road Distillers announced it will be opening a new off-premises tasting room in downtown Cadillac.

Beauty in the eye of the beer-holder

City Built Brewing Co. came out like a lion in March when USA Today published its 10Best Readers Choice Awards for 2021.

Founders Brewing announces second Bottle Shop release

Founders Brewing Co. revealed the second installment in the Bottle Shop Series, Highball Drifter.

Littlefoot Coffee receives entrepreneur of the year award

Grandville-based Littlefoot Coffee Roasters received the 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Michigan State University Product Center during its Making It In Michigan conference.

Eastern Kille Distillery wins double gold at world competition

Eastern Kille Distillery participated in the world’s largest spirits competition for the second year and earned its first double gold medal, the highest medal awarded.

Ferris Coffee shutters two Grand Rapids cafés

Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. announced it is closing its two Grand Rapids café locations, citing a tough year under COVID-19 and the related government shutdowns.

Soldadera Coffee debuts new Mexican-style can art, resealable cans

Soldadera Coffee, a Grand Rapids-based cold-brew coffee company, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the launch of its strongly Mexican-inspired rebrand.

Wonderland Distilling releases limited cask-strength whiskey

Muskegon-based craft distillery Wonderland Distilling released a limited edition, cask-strength whiskey over the weekend.

Wine grapes growing in popularity throughout state

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council released its 2020 Michigan Grape and Hop Inventory report in March, and it revealed the wine grape inventory in Michigan increased by 325 acres.

Coffee company launches investment campaign

Grand Rapids-based Roast Umber is funding the growth of its product line and expansion of distribution with capital raised from community investors.

Michigan’s first gluten-free brewery to open in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has no shortage of beer for enthusiasts, but for those with a gluten allergy, it can feel like wandering through a desert with nothing to drink.

Brewers say grants help keep establishments open, save jobs

LANSING — West Michigan is celebrated nationally for its breweries.

Perrin Brewing highlights local artisans

Perrin Brewing is honoring local makers with the Craftsmanship Series of videos highlighting Michigan artists and their stories.

Founders Brewing rolling out cocktail-inspired gose

Founders Brewing Co. announced its latest barrel-aged release: Más Agave Clásica Prickly Pear.