Saturation

Michigan has a lot of breweries. A little over 100 at the time of this writing with more coming in all the time. I know, that does sound like a lot doesn’t it. San Diego County in California has over 60, just in San Diego County. Changes your perspective a little doesn’t it? Kalamazoo, Grand…

Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Update

During the course of a strange day yesterday, I did get some pics of the work in progress that is Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewery. This place is growing by leaps and bounds right now. Gonzo mentioned that they should be getting the brew system within the next couple weeks. I will have more shots when…

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,…

Shakespeare’s Oberon Release Party

There are two things that March brings us that mark the coming of Spring. The first of course is March Madness, the games leading up to the end of college basketball season. The other is the release of Oberon. Though there is quite a bit of hoopla associated with March Madness, it is possible that…