Archive for June, 2013


BeerCanDesigns

It’s here. Our Michigan brewery’s first canned beer, Twisted Helles, has hit the shelves and we couldn’t be more excited about it. This new can may not have the bells and whistles of some of the other new beer can designs on the market, but we pride ourselves on the taste of this unique brew. Check out some crazy beer cans that are also hitting the market soon and see the design for our own Twisted Helles. (more…)

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MichiganBeerFestivals MichiganBeerFestivals

It’s a beer invasion! Brew tastings are taking over Detroit and Royal Oak this weekend as the cities host the Detroit Summer Beer Fest and the Wild West Summer Beer Fest. These summer beer festivals will feature hundreds of craft beers from breweries across the state, including some brews from our own Michigan brewery. (more…)

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craftbeerbooks

It doesn’t matter if you’re a new beer lover or a well-seasoned enthusiast, craft beer books are the perfect way to explore the world of beer. From the history of craft beer to guides to your favorite Michigan beer and nationwide breweries, here are a few great beer reads that should be on your summer brew and book list. (more…)

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BestWeirdBeerIngredients

There are thousands of breweries around the world, each with their own unique brew recipes, which tends to make for some really weird beers. At our Michigan brewery, we like to keep things traditional, following the tenants of German purity laws and limiting what ingredients we use to brew. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t respect others for trying new, out there ideas. Here are some absolutely real weird beer ingredients that you won’t believe. (more…)

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TwistedHelles

With a can of Twisted Helles at your side and the grill ready for some hearty meats, the outlook for your summer just got a lot better with the promise of the perfect beer and food pairing. After sitting down with our brewmaster Jeff Coon, we asked the brew pastor about his favorite pairing options for our newest Michigan summer beer. “I’m not a chef,” Coon claims. “But I like eating and I like drinking.” (more…)

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 MakeDrinksColdFast

There’s nothing worse than when you’re enjoying an ice-cold Michigan beer on a hot summer, you run out of brews and don’t know how to make drinks cold fast. You’ve been there before. D’oh! You forget to stock your fridge with your favorite brews the day before a bunch of friends come over for a BBQ. Thanks to the magic of some beer innovations, there is a new product and a few simple tricks that can make beer colder so you can enjoy every sip that much quicker. (more…)

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growinghopsathome

Homebrewing has been a craze for a while, but the latest extension of the process is that people are growing hops at home. Whether for making their own beer, brewing tea or using as aromatherapy, growing your own hops is fun, easy and incredibly rewarding. Take a look below for some info regarding the plants and check out the answers to some frequently asked questions about growing hops at home. It’s simple; read, then start growing your own crop and began brewing your own Michigan beer! (more…)

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