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Saugatuck Brewing Company via Facebook
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Saugatuck Brewing Pokes Fun at Budweiser by Announcing Their Own ‘Murica’ Beer

Following the announcement that Budweiser is changing its name to "America" this summer, a West Michigan brewery has an announcement of its own.

Saugatuck Brewing Company shared via Facebook the company's new name and packaging: " 'Murica. Celebrating our freedom to taste."

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Stop Aging Your Founders KBS, Drink it Now

DraftMag spoke with Founders Brewing Co. brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki about the best time to drink Kentucky Breakfast Stout.

The answer will make you thirsty.

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Popularity Of Craft Beers Continues To Grow
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Eastern Michigan University Offering Degree in Fermentation Science

Eastern Michigan University has created a four-year program in fermentation science. The program uses chemistry and biology to teach students about the production and fermentation of beer, cider, food, fuel and pharmaceutical products.

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Courtesy of Short's Brewing Company
Courtesy of Short's Brewing Company
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Short’s Brewing Company Announces First Canned Beers

Short’s Brewing Company in Elk Rapids, Michigan has announced plans to package beer and Starcut Ciders in cans.

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Perrin Brewing Company
Perrin Brewing Company
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Perrin’s Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale Now in Cans

Perrin Brewing Company's new canning line is up and running.

Perrin's Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale (VPA) are now both available to be purchased in cans at Perrin's taproom in Comstock Park.

Perrin is planning local distribution and the canning of three more beers later this year.

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Founders Brewing Co.
Founders Brewing Co.
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Founders Announces Beer for ArtPrize 2015: Spectra Trifecta

For the third consecutive year Founders Brewing Co. will brew a beer for ArtPrize which will also help raise money for the event.

This year's beer will be brewed in the traditional Kolsch style and is called Spectra Trifecta.

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Founders Brewing Co.
Founders Brewing Co.
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New Hampshire: ‘Live Free or Die’ but Don’t Put a Child on a Beer Label

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill which would have allowed Founders Brewing Co. to begin selling Breakfast Stout in New Hampshire.

The young child on the label is what's creating the problem.

Hassan released a statement saying "loosening restrictions on referring to minors could undermine our efforts to prevent underage drinking."

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Wavebreakmedia Ltd/ThinkStock
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Rockford Brewing Company Releases First Bottles

Yesterday, Rockford Brewing Company had their first ever bottle release. The brewery released its annually brewed Belgian Multigrain Anniversary Ale from each of their first two batches, 2013 and 2014.

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Janet Koelling/ThinkStock
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Celebrations Across Michigan as Bell’s Oberon Returns

Happy Oberon Day!

The annual release of Bell's Oberon is a major sign of spring and a great reason to grab a drink after work today.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Where and When to Drink Founders’ Kentucky Breakfast Stout During KBS Week

The annual release of Founders Brewing Co.'s Kentucky Breakfast Stout in Grand Rapids draws thousands of beer lovers.

This week, the beer is being celebrated with the second annual KBS Week.

During KBS Week, select bars and restaurants in and around Grand Rapids are holding special tappings of KBS.

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SpartacusFink/Twitter
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Brewery Vivant Explains How They Used Powdered Sugar to Brew Fat Paczki Beer

Yesterday's release of Fat Paczki beer at Brewery Vivant was a big success. The brewery sold out of cans in just over three hours.

Just like paczki, the beer features prunes and powdered sugar.

Brewery Vivant took time to explain to us exactly how the powdered sugar affects the beer.

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Brewery Vivant
Brewery Vivant
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Brewery Vivant Celebrates Fat Tuesday with Fat Paczki Beer Release

Paczki, gumbo, jambalaya and now Fat Paczki beer.

Thanks to Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, there is a new entry into the list of must-have food and drink on Fat Tuesday.

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