Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 Food is prepared at a past beer dinner hosted by LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern.

LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern has teamed up with Burn ’Em Brewing to create a five-course meal inspired by the brewery’s beers. Read on to see the menu and find out how you can reserve tickets to the dinner.

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:27 a.m.
 Coast Buster Imperial IPA, from Upland Brewing Company, is available on draft and will soon be on shelves in four-packs.

The competition – one of the nation’s largest featuring homebrewers and professional brewers – vied 1,300 beers against one another. Breweries from around the region, including Upland Brewing Company, came out on top. 

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:53 a.m.
 Can of Bell's Two Hearted overlooking the Mackinac Bridge

Each July, our neighbor to the north celebrates the culture surrounding its booming craft beer industry. Read on for a few Michigan beer suggestions, as well as information about upcoming festivities.

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 11:53 a.m.
 Founders Inspired Black Artist enjoyed at the brewery during ArtPrize
Posted on July 12, 2014 at 11:39 a.m.

Dark Penance will not only be Founders’ newest specialty release, but its first new standard lineup addition since All Day IPA.

 Evil Czech Lucky Dog pale ale
Posted on July 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Beer blogger Eric Strader tried out Evil Czech Brewery for the first time and was pleased with the restaurant’s beer, atmosphere and food. 

 A side by side tasting of two double IPAs from this years winner's list.
Posted on July 7, 2014 at 11:20 a.m.

Nine regional beers and five regional breweries are named as part of this years best beers in America from the American Homebrewers Association.

 Alaskan Amber enjoyed on the dock of our family cabin in the Northern Michigan backcountry
Posted on July 4, 2014 at 9:18 a.m.

Alaskan Brewing Company will begin distribution in Michigan with some launch parties in July. Bottle distribution will begin in August.

 Brandon Stanley, brewer and part owner at New Paradigm Brewing
Posted on July 3, 2014 at 12:14 p.m.

New Paradigm will be serving samples of its house brewed beers on Thursday evening, July 3, and Friday evening, July 4, at Ignition Music Garage. Read on for more details.

 Bloomington Brewing Rooftop IPA
Posted on July 2, 2014 at 2:38 p.m.

Beer blogger Eric Strader stopped by Chalet Party Shoppe to see what new, interesting and classic beers were available. Here’s what he found.

Eric Strader
Eric Strader
Eric Strader writes about the craft beer scene in Indiana and Michigan. He's a dad, husband, potter, soccer coach, special education paraprofessional, who likes to read, bike, hike, and canoe.

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