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  • 12 Days of Shopping: Southwest Michigan Brews for Hoppy Holidays

    We love shopping local this season, and there’s nothing like the gift of beer! Check out some wintery recommendations from our local brewers, offering an awesome paring for your holiday gathering, or unique gift for the microbrewery aficionado in your life.  

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    And, if a tasty Southwest Michigan brew just isn’t enough, we’ve got a great recipe from Round Barn for a beer-y dessert sure to float your boat!

  • Bringing It Home: North Pier Brewing Company

    There’s a pull to Southwest Michigan that residents can’t deny. It’s the lake, the family, the community. For Jay Fettig, a St. Joseph native, it was also the perfect place to shape North Pier Brewing Company

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    photography by Austin Ho

  • Harvest Season: Fall Beer in Michigan's Great Southwest

    ‘Tis the season for hop harvest! Fall means harvest season for brewers, and a whole new flavor palate to explore. We asked Round Barn BrewerySilver Harbor Brewing, and Cultivate Brewing about their fall choices. 

    …and before you ask, there’s no pumpkin beer here. 

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    Cultivate Brewing in Berrien Springs

  • Wednesday Round-Up: Local Spring Beer

    Every Wednesday, we do a "round-up" post of some of our favorite things in Southwest Michigan. Our Wednesday posts will feature things to do, see, eat, and more in Michigan's Great Southwest!

    Ready to leave winter behind? Here's some of our favorite spring beers, recommended by the brewers of The Livery, Cultivate, and Silver Harbor Brewing!