Kalamazoo Beerfest

Beerfests, they’re all the rage. Seems they are popping up everywhere. Thing is, that’s a good thing. We are in the middle of a beer renaissance and as crazy as this might sound to those inside the “bubble” not everyone actually knows anything about it all. I know that last sentence sounded a bit off…

Beer City Wrap Up

The results came in earlier this week. Grand Rapids, Michigan has been crowned Beer City USA for the second year. But this year they do not share the title. Of the 56,000 votes cast, Grand Rapids garnered 27,000. This was a climb from last year when they had claimed roughly 17,000. Kalamazoo edged out Asheville,…

Wild Bull Status Party

The campaign for Kalamazoo to become Beer City USA is in full swing. Earlier tonight Discover Kalamazoo hosted an update get together at Wild Bull in Kalamazoo. Based on the numbers discussed for the growth of the social media campaign, I will say that Kalamazoo is showing the world that yes, there really is a…

Vote Kick off Party

The vote for Beer City USA started today. This is the first year that Kalamazoo Michigan has been on the ballot. Part of the kick off for this years vote, Bell’s Brewing opened their doors at the Eccentric Cafe to host a kick off party. When Larry Bell first opened his doors back in 1985,…