Archive for April, 2013


 ComedyBeer

When imbibing in a tasty Michigan beer, laughs always just seem to come easier. Whether joking around at a family gathering or out on the town with friends, there is something magical about beer that loosens everyone up. With that in mind, we are cranking up the laughs this Friday, May 3, for a special night full of comedy, beer and food. (more…)

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Can you smell it? That’s the scent of spring in the air; fresh cut grass, a nice backyard fire and a steak on the grill. If you’ve been grilling since it was still snowing out and pining for a recipe to match your meat of choice, than we have a potato salad recipe for you that features our vibrant new lager, Twisted Helles. (more…)

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 TwistedHellesLager

While April’s dreary showers may last outlast May’s flowers, we have created a brand new lager, the Twisted Helles, to bring summer sunshine a few months early. Developed by our brewmaster Jeff Coon, this beer distinctly represents summer in Michigan. Whether out in the boat, taking in an outdoor concert or sitting around a campfire, Twisted Helles is the beer that will be by your side while you make new summer memories.

To introduce our new lager, we sat down with Jeff and let him explain everything about Twisted Helles. In the interview, Coon waxes about his first taste of suds, the ingredients behind the brew and his reasons why the Twisted Helles is the perfect summer beer. So… Are you ready? Summer and Twisted Helles are nearly here. (more…)

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 DetroitMusicAwards

There is no doubt that Detroit holds a truly special place in music history. From The Stooges and The Miracles to new artists like Katie Grace and Ty Stone, the Detroit Music Awards aims to recognize our music community’s greatest contributions of the past year. This year our Michigan brewery is getting in the act of honoring the best and brightest by pouring our tastiest brews at the event. (more…)

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If there is one thing craft beer connoisseurs love to do, it’s debate about their preference for American vs. European beers. Some Michigan breweries aim to continue the European legacy, while others are fighting against the reputation that new American beers are subpar. (more…)

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CraftBeerandMicrobrew

In the world of brewing, there are several classifications of beers including craft beer and microbrews. The distinction between these types of breweries mainly revolves around the amount of beer produced and rules that allow certain products to be made. Discover the exactly definitions of craft beer and microbrews below and learn what you’re really drinking.

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As one of the oldest breweries in Michigan, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products, starting with the beer ingredients themselves. Ever wonder what exactly goes into our beer and where the ingredients come from? Fear not, Michigan beer lovers. Let us educate you on the state of brewing and farming. (more…)

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When it comes to brew innovations, no one invention has done more for Frankenmuth Brewery and other Michigan breweries than growlers and kegs. Not only do they offer us the ability to set up taps at restaurants, bars and other unique locations, but we are also able to send customers home with their favorite brews in large volumes. Recently, two companies have successfully created a hybrid growler kegs that could rock the worlds of craft brew lovers everywhere. (more…)

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The history of beer dates back to at least 6000 B.C., but in many respects it has continued to prosper with the growth of America. Whether you are interested in when beer came stateside or are looking to learn more about your favorite Michigan breweries, take a look at these fun historical beer facts and educate yourself.

A Timeline of The History of Beer in America:

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