beer

Business
1:06 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Social media helps Michigan entrepreneur land beer with Branson

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We’ve all heard of 6 degrees of separation, the idea that everyone in the world is connected through links of acquaintances. Bugsy Sailor  believes that with social media, the degrees separating people are even smaller.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:08 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Lansing brewery-distillery seeks community investors

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Over the past decade there has been tremendous growth in Michigan based breweries. There’s Founders in Grand Rapids, Bell's in Kalamazoo, Atwater in Detroit. In Lansing, there’s nothing. Matt Jason and Jeremy Sprague are hoping to change that.

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NewsRoom
3:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Craft Brewing Bills Move Forward In State House

A state House panel has unanimously approved bills meant to help Michigan craft brewers.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:57 am
Wed October 2, 2013

New film chronicles Michigan's craft beer scene

'The Michigan Beer Film' celebrates the artistry of the state's brewers, and captures the challenges they face.
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Michigan has seen tremendous growth in its craft beer industry. That growth is chronicled in the new documentary "The Michigan Beer Film."

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NewsRoom
4:43 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Not All Craft Brewers Excited About Bills To Lift Restrictions

State lawmakers opened discussions Tuesday on legislation to ease restrictions on Michigan’s craft brewers.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Current State #150 | September 3, 2013

 

Today on Current State: MSU professor on the conflict in Syria; Detroit’s Water Renaissance series; Right to Work after first Labor Day; Al Jazeera America launches Detroit bureau; and the HopCat bar in East Lansing.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:56 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Former Spartan opens HopCat bar in East Lansing

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No Lansing area bar has generated a buzz lately like the HopCat in East Lansing. Lines have been common since its opening just over a week ago at Grove and Albert in downtown East Lansing.  

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:54 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Lansing Beer Week marks the official start of summer

Lansing Beer Week features beer tasting, food and brew tours. The event starts tonight and will run through June 29.
Credit Courtesy of Lansing Beer Week

The second Lansing Beer Week starts this weekend with series of activities, including the Festival of the Moon tonight and the Festival of the Sun on Saturday.

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Business
5:05 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Stroh's Brewery closed its doors 25 years ago this week

The Stroh's Brewery in Detroit was a landmark until it was shuttered 25 years ago this week.
Credit Greg Kacir

This week in 1985, the Stroh Brewery Company announced that it would close its brewery on Detroit's East Side. Chairman Peter Stroh said the facility was obsolete, and it was demolished within a year.

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