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Craft beer pioneer Bell’s Brewery Inc. plans to pump more than $7 million into capital improvement projects in southern Michigan between now and the end of 2018.

MI Hops Growers Bring New Life to Old Crop

Mar 8, 2017
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Beer is big business and it’s driving the hops industry in Michigan.  Now, there’s new life for a crop with some very old roots.

Michigan chestnuts pop into new role as beer ingredient

Jul 6, 2015

There's a new beer brewing trend in Michigan: using chestnuts as an ingredient.

Current Sports #487 | June 11, 2015

Jun 11, 2015

  Today, we give you a sneak peak into tonight's "Current Sports TV" sit-down. Al Martin chats with the head coach of the Lansing Community College men's basketball team, Mike Ingram. Al also gives his thoughts on the University of Maryland approving a plan to sell beer at sporting events, as well as broadcaster Bob Costas and his thoughts on ESPN giving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Caitlyn Jenner. It's also "Throwback Thursday"!!!

Michigan’s expanding brewing culture will be well-represented today and tomorrow in Grand Rapids. The 10th Annual Winter Beer Festival will feature more than 100 Michigan breweries with over 1000 different craft beers available to sample.