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Distilling the Greatness of Michigan-Made Spirits
Thursday, September 19, 2013
With all the enthusiasm for locally sourced products, micro-brew culture, and craft cocktails, it seemed inevitable that micro distilleries would be the next big thing. And with recent changes to Michigan's liquor laws it has. Nicole Rupersburg drinks in metro Detroit's growing (and award-winning) spirits industry.
Beer & Bikes: A Match Made In Heaven
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Beer. Bicycles. Two great tastes that taste great together. Or so the slogan goes. With the ever-growing popularity of breweries and cycling, it was inevitable that Metro Detroit (like many other parts of the country) would figure out a way to combine the two.
Fests and Fundraisers Go local
Thursday, June 21, 2012
If you want further evidence that locally sourced food and craft-brewed beverages are becoming the new normal, consider any local festival or fundraiser worth its salt. Michigan-made products have become event necessities, culinary carrots that are dangled in front of enthusiastic attendees.
Metro Detroit's Brew Nation
Thursday, April 12, 2012
It doesn't take a hop of faith to believe in the excellence of Michigan-made brews. After all, we're fifth in the nation for beer-making. But beyond the rich flavors and frothy heads there's a real art and science to craft beer.
Dave Lewinski takes you behind the scenes at some of Metro Detroit's favorite breweries.
Making The Jump: A Q&A with Brad Dahlhofer and Paul Zimmerman of B. Nektar Meadery
Thursday, April 21, 2011
If ever there was a silver lining, Brad and Kerri Dahlhofer found it. Laid off from their day jobs the couple teamed with their friend Paul Zimmerman to turn their homebrew hobby into a full-time job. It was a good gamble. B. Nektar Meadery can barely produce enough fermented honey alcohol to meet demand.
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Mead, it's not just for renaissance fest geeks anymore. Proof? B. Nektar in hipper-than-thou Ferndale, where honey, apples and all sorts of fermentable goodness are crafted into a damn fine brew.
The Shadow Art Fair
Thursday, January 17, 2008
It's all good when some of Ypsi's finest get together. Here we have handmade beer and handmade art and cool goodies at the twice annual Shadow Art Fair in Ypsilanti. The video also features music by Zoos of Berlin.
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