Northern Michigan Craft Drink Articles

From Our Cellar 2022: What to Drink This Month in Northern Michigan

Every month, Traverse Magazine’s Culinary Columnist Stacey Brugeman asks Northern Michigan beverage experts what they’re drinking. In “From Our...

3 Northern Michigan IPAs to Pack in Your Cooler this Weekend

Three local breweries share their take on a national trend: low-alcohol, low-calorie IPAs. Pack these brews from Cheboygan Brewing Co., MiddleCoast...

Dining Al Fresco: Best Benzie Region Outdoor Dining Spots

Is there anything better than an outdoor dining table in the sunshine and lake breeze? Check out our town-by-town guide to eating outside in the...

May 2022 Last Call: Lilac Squeeze Cocktail & Lilac Syrup Recipe

Did you know May’s best bloom is edible? That means it’s also drinkable! View our full Lilac Squeeze recipe from this month's Last Call featured...

Celebrate 35 Years of the Leland Wine & Food Festival this June

It’s almost festival season and what better way to kick off summer in Northern Michigan than tasting award-winning wines and delicious, local food....

Short’s Brewing Buys Bellaire Inn for Employee Housing

Short's Brewing Company has purchased the Bellaire Inn to offer temporary housing for seasonal employees or full-time workers searching for a home....

April 2022 Last Call: Hint of Cherry Last Word Cocktail Recipe

Celebrate Spring in Northern Michigan with this classic cocktail. With a hint of cherry and a spring-green hue, this Last Call cocktail recipe is a...

Head to Dune Bird Winery, Northport’s Newest Hygge Hangout

Modern winery meets legit espresso bar meets your family living room at Dune Bird Winery. From a stunning, aviation-themed design to kid-friendly...


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