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Benson: “I Am The Kirk Gibson of Oberon Day”

Sit down, kids. Let me tell you a story you'll be passing down to your grandchildren someday. It was the day I was down with a horrible cold, yet was able to enjoy an Oberon on it's day.

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America On Tap Beer Festival In Kalamazoo

Our next beer fest is only a couple of months away!

America on Tap is the first and only national live event series dedicated to showcasing specialty and craft breweries from around the globe, while also delivering authentic, craft beer-focused experiences filled with live music, great vendors, and delicious local food

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Bell’s Brewery in Running for ‘Fourth Annual The Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards’

There's an awards show for everything, including munchie foods, and Bell's Brewing is one of the nominees in the craft beer category of the fourth annual "The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards".

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Kalamazoo’s ‘Wine Not? Winter Wine Festival’ [Photos]

On Saturday, we uncorked the inaugural "Wine Not? Winter Wine Festival" at the Annex at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo.

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Credit: slovegrove/ThinkStock
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Rumors Confirmed: Kalamazoo to Have Nation’s First Sustainable Beer-Brewing Degree

Internet rumors ran ramped Thursday about Western Michigan University having America's first brewing degree.

It's time to crack open those bottles and celebrate, Kalamazoo — on Friday morning, the rumors were confirmed

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Get ‘Wine Not?’ Early-Bird Tickets Thru Dec. 24

Looking for a cool gift this holiday season? Give the gift of wine!

"Wine Not? A Winter Wine Festival" is coming to The Annex at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo Feb. 7!

Along with sampling from a large variety of local and national wines, Wine Not? will also feature food and wine pairings, meet and greet with the winemakers, live music and entertainment, and crafts and products related to the wine industry

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Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo, Oct. 18, 2014.
Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo, Oct. 18, 2014.
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Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo [Survey & Photos]

We recently celebrated the inaugural Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo! And with about 1,000 people showing up to the event, we had a great first year!

 

But we'd love to know what we can do to make an even better experience for you next year.

 
Please share your feedback and let us know what you thought, what you liked, and where w

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Credit: Territorial Brewing Company Facebook Page
Credit: Territorial Brewing Company Facebook Page
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Territorial Brewing Company Opens Tuesday in Battle Creek

Battle Creek has a new brewery, and it's opening tomorrow.

Beer lovers everywhere are happy to welcome the Territorial Brewing Company!

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Brian Pierce is the owner and head brewer of Brite Eyes Brewing Co. in Kalamazoo. Credit: Kayla Kiley/Townsquare Media
Brian Pierce is the owner and head brewer of Brite Eyes Brewing Co. in Kalamazoo. Credit: Kayla Kiley/Townsquare Media
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New Kalamazoo Brewery: Brite Eyes Brewing Co. Talks Soft Opening

Almost every homebrewer wants his own brewery.

 

And for Brian Pierce, that dream is becoming a reality.

 

Joining a growing list of Kalamazoo breweries, Brian and his wife Shelby are opening Brite Eyes Brewing Co.

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The inaugural Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo kicks off this Saturday! Come out to Homer-Stryker Field and get your beer fest on with more than 30 different German and American craft beers, games, food and entertainment!
The inaugural Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo kicks off this Saturday! Come out to Homer-Stryker Field and get your beer fest on with more than 30 different German and American craft beers, games, food and entertainment!
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Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo On Tap Saturday

It's almost time!

Get your tickets to Oktobeerfest Kalamazoo for an afternoon of German cuisine, music and of course… BEER!

The party happens 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct.18 at Homer Stryker Stadium in Kalamazoo at 251 Mills St., Kalamazoo, MI (home of the Kalamazoo Growlers)!

Buy your Oktobeerfest ticket now, and y

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