Recent and Featured Spirits Articles

  • A Very Rare-y Christmas Party

    Add a new holiday party to the list of “must attends” this season. Rare Bird Brewpub and Create TC have teamed up to throw “A Very Rare-y […]

  • edited PetoskeyHHHotspots Happy Hour Hot Spots in Petoskey

    Looking for a place to relax and enjoy some drinks after a long day at work? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places in […]

  • Shorts Starcut Cider Launch Short’s Head Brewer, Tony Hansen Talks Starcut Ciders

    Short’s Brewing Company is branching out… literally, and the fruits of their labor can now be enjoyed as ten delicious renditions of Northern Michigan cider known as […]

  • edited hem Celebrate Hemingway in Petoskey

    Downtown Petoskey is hosting “A Moveable Feast” to pay tribute to the years that Ernest Hemingway spent growing up in Petoskey. Celebrate all things Hemingway on Friday […]

  • Shorts edited Northern Michigan Halloween Festivities

    Dust off your pirate hats, pull out those hideous dresses and throw on a wig, because it’s almost time for some great Northern Michigan Halloween parties! Staying […]

  • chairlift Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]

  • Northern Michigan bloody Mary Where to Find the Best Northern Michigan Bloody Mary

    It’s a spirited drink that’s particularly appropriate given the summer’s tomato harvest: the famed Bloody Mary. With a base of tomato juice and vodka, the cocktail is […]

  • Northern Michigan cocktail Summertime Northern Michigan Cocktail Recipes

    A summery, Northern Michigan spirit-infused cocktail is the perfect recipe for a warm, sunset evening with friends and family. We asked “Spirits Ambassador” Perry Harmon at Grand […]

  • 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. […]

  • Photo courtesy of Low Bar Tiki Night at Low Bar in Traverse City

    A July evening, a Northern Michigan spirit-infused coconut drink in hand, inside … a quiet, lower-level speakeasy in downtown Traverse City. Welcome to the Wednesday Tiki Night at […]

  • 4th of July Cocktail Recipes Dynamite Northern Michigan 4th of July Cocktails

    Toast the U.S.’s birthday with a celebratory spirit conceived by Northern Michigan’s craftiest mixologists. Our recipe contributors are Northern Michigan’s Red Hot Best bartender Jesse Bader from […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pizza Fungi from Full Moon Pizza 53 Northern Michigan Fabulous Food Finds: Shannon Beia’s Best Bites

    Attention foodies! We’ve got 53 Northern Michigan Fabulous Food Finds from Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine’s 2014 March edition.  Throughout the week, we’ll be posting each food-finder’s favorites […]

  • Bluebird Restaurant Tavern, Leland, Michigan Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern, Leland, Michigan

    For nearly a century, the Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern in Leland, Michigan, has been attracting tourists and locals alike for its food & drink served up in […]

  • staff photographer Shake Those Mid-winter Shivers with an Amazing Mixed Drink

    Shake those mid-winter shivers with an amazing mixed drink, and check back for more winter cocktails soon! The weatherman is calling for plenty of snowy days ahead, […]

  • Dinghys Dinghy’s Restaurant in Frankfort, Michigan

    Dinghy’s Restaurant & Bar in Frankfort, Michigan, is a classic eatery that reflects the maritime history of this Lake Michigan harbor town that lies at the southern […]

  • Grand_Traverse_Tours_Van_Grand_Traverse_Bay Grand Traverse Tours

    Shop Grand Traverse Tours: Manning the wheel for customized wine and brew tours through Northern Michigan Jeff Geiger began giving tours of Northern Michigan in 1987, although […]

  • 4 Creative Cocktails From Northern Michigan Restaurants 4 Creative Cocktails from Northern Michigan Restaurants

    These four creative cocktails from Northern Michigan restaurants provide quick, easy meet-up opportunities with friends—even in the December rush. Get out to our favorites in Charlevoix, Traverse […]

  • tandem cider label Try These 4 Northern Michigan Hard Ciders

    Northern Michigan is known as premiere wine country, but this region of Michigan also produces a seriously good hard cider. Here are four to try!