Specialty beverage shop opens in Holland

A new café in Holland offers healthy options for those with wellness in mind.  

Brewery launches easy-drinking Midwest ale

Bell’s Brewery would like to (politely) introduce its newest release.

New Holland rings in new year with new releases

New Holland Brewing Co. is kicking off the new year with three new releases.

Fifty-year-old Apartment Lounge launches GoFundMe to come back in spring

Michigan’s oldest operating LGBTQ bar is in danger of closing for good because of COVID-19.

Jolly Pumpkin releases award-winning Belgian in cans

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales is kicking off the year with the launch of its Oro de Calabaza in cans.

Lakeshore Advantage helps brewery secure new facility

Tantrick Brewing Co. is investing $133,725 to redevelop a downtown Allegan building.

Craft breweries look to uncertain future

West Michigan’s craft breweries are cautiously optimistic for a better 2021. Even with the hope of a recent COVID-19 vaccine, utilizing outdoor space and running the taproom with a ghost crew are going to be the business strategy for at least the first half of next year.

Founders announces first Mothership Series release of 2021

Founders Brewing Company announced Maple Barrel-Aged Frangelic Mountain Brown will be the 16th release in the taproom-only Mothership Series and the first release of 2021.

Brewery Vivant celebrates 10 years with release of first recipe

To celebrate Brewery Vivant’s 10th anniversary on Sunday, the brewery released a pub-only beer on draft and in cans on Thursday called J’aison.

Bell’s Brewery receives sustainability award

Bell’s Brewery received the U.S. EPA Energy Star Challenge for Industry Certification as recognition for its sustainability efforts.

Two West Michigan breweries medal at international competition

After the blind judging of more than 6,000 beers from around the world, the U.S. Open Beer Championship announced the medal winners, including two representing West Michigan.

One Bourbon offers ‘take and bake’ holiday meals, gift baskets

One Bourbon is giving fans a safe way to celebrate the holiday season.

Husband and wife open wine and jazz bar for curbside pickup

A new wine bar and jazz club in downtown Grand Rapids recently began curbside wine sales.

New Holland helps celebrate 55 years of snowboarding

New Holland Brewing Company is partnering with Vermont-based snowboard brand Burton to support director Zeppelin Zeerip’s short film, “Made in the Mitten.”

Long Road Distillers, Malamiah Juice Bar collaborate on to-go drink kits

Long Road Distillers and Malamiah Juice Bar announced a collaboration that will bring their two locally made products together into a take-home drink kit.

First Black-owned Michigan brewery launches inaugural IPA

Black Calder Brewing Company, Michigan’s first Black-owned brewery, will celebrate its launch with the release of Black IPA on “The Blackest Friday,” scheduled for Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

City Built joins worldwide partnership with hip-hop group

City Built Brewing Company is one of 13 breweries across the world teaming up with hip-hop group Run The Jewels to release 12 versions of a craft beer named after the group’s new single, “No Save Point.”

Motu Viget Spirits hits Meijer’s shelves

Motu Viget Spirits, a Black-owned wine and spirits company based in Grand Rapids, announced a partnership with Meijer grocery stores.

Founders announces return of cherry ale Frootwood

Founders Brewing Co. announced the latest addition to its Mothership Series.

High-end spirits brand moves to Holland

Joseph A. Magnus & Co. a premium brand of top-shelf, award-winning bourbons and dry gins, announced it is relocating operations from Washington, D.C. to Holland.