Recent and Featured Beer Articles

  • North Peak North Peak’s Diabolical IPA Takes Gold in LA Beer Competition

    North Peak’s Diabolical IPA garnered its first international award earlier this summer when it was honored with a Gold Medal at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, […]

  • TC Waterman SUP challenge 2014 TC Waterman Stand-Up Paddleboard Challenge in Traverse City

    The TC Waterman Stand-Up Paddleboard Challenge returns for a 5th year on Saturday, August 16th to combine a stand-up-and-coming Northern Michigan sport with Northern Michigan beer, food […]

  • Empire Orchards and Hop Lot At the Foot of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Hops for Craft Beer

    The second week of July finds Northern Michigan in the heart of its famed cherry season: tourists attending the National Cherry Festival meander the streets of Traverse City, […]

  • Lyle Lovett Lyle Lovett and His Large Band to Perform at Flintfields

    Lyle Lovett and His Large Band are set to perform at Flintfields horse park on Friday, August 8th in Williamsburg near Traverse City. The Grammy-winning country superstar’s […]

  • Take a tour of Short's production facility during Short's Fest. Photo by Michael Murphy IV Photography. 2014 Short’s Fest a Celebration of Northern Michigan Beer in Elk Rapids

    Short’s Fest is an annual celebration of Northern Michigan beer, food and music at Short’s Brewing Co.’s production facility in Elk Rapids. This year, the one-day event […]

  • Summer Microbrew & Music 2014 Headliner Nahko Medicine People Win Summer Microbrew & Music Tickets

    Enter below for your chance to win a pair of Summer Microbrew & Music 2014 tickets for Friday & Saturday, general admission. Submit Your Entry for Summer […]

  • Photo courtesy of Northport Brewing Northern Michigan’s Newest Brewery, Northport Brewing

    Northport Brewing is a new Northern Michigan beer destination focused on using local ingredients from Leelanau County and contributing to Northport’s ever-growing food and drink scene. After […]

  • Clam Lake Beer Company Clam Lake Beer Company in Cadillac

    The historic Shay Station in downtown Cadillac has been renovated into a Northern Michigan beer hub, the Clam Lake Beer Company. The building dates to Cadillac’s 19th-century industrial […]

  • Photo by Bistro FouFou Traverse City Happy Hour Hot Spots

    The Traverse City food and drink scene is brimming with happening Happy Hours—discover your own new favorite watering hole from our Traverse City Happy Hour Hot Spots guide. […]

  • Traverse City's Natui-Cat. Photo by Angela Brown. Traverse City Beer and Beaches Make For a Top 5 Beeriest Beach Town

    Combine great Northern Michigan beaches and beer into one city and you’ve got Traverse City, which was named a Top 5 Beeriest Beach Town in America by […]

  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • northern michigan craft beer Two New Northern Michigan Breweries to Open This Summer

    Northern Michigan’s beer scene is continuing to expand this summer in Sutton’s Bay and Traverse City. Two Northern Michigan breweries—Rare Bird Brewery and Hop Lot Brewing Company—are […]

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers Northern Michigan Beer to Keep You Cool This Summer

    Northern Michigan is a great place for food and drink made with love, and Northern Michigan beer ain’t so bad, either.  And nothing beats sipping one while enjoying […]

  • Bridge Street Tap Room Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix

    Dedicated to bringing Michigan made beers to Charlevoix, Phil Parr, owner of Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix, knows his stuff. With a mission to have a large […]

  • Northern Michigan's Father Day Northern Michigan Father’s Day Grill Guide

    While Mother’s Day has its ritual brunch, Father’s Day is holiday of indecision: do we go out to eat at a Northern Michigan restaurant, or take to […]

  • Brandi Carlile will headline on Friday, Aug 22nd 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival

    Taking place on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday the 23rd in Traverse City, the 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival will be headlined by folk rocker Brandi […]

  • Hike and Bite in Traverse City Two-in-One: Hike and Bite in Traverse City

    Traverse City is home to miles of Northern Michigan hiking trails. Ranging from The Old Mission State Park to Traverse City’s unofficial “Central Park” at the Grand […]

  • Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City

    While Leelanau Peninsula may be home to some of the most award-winning Northern Michigan wineries, Traverse City and nearby Old Mission Peninsula have also become strongholds for […]

  • lake_home 8 Cool-Temp Memorial Weekend Ideas Around Traverse City

    Looking into our crystal ball this weekend at the Traverse City area forecast we see SUNSHINE! Great news for Northern Michigan vacation and stay-cation lovers! Even so […]