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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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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Short’s Brewing Company Announces Production Growth of 51 Percent in 2014

Michigan breweries continue to enjoy growth.

Short’s Brewing Company of Bellaire, Michigan has announced production growth of 51 percent in 2014.

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Ryan McVay, ThinkStock
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Bell’s Brewery Recalls Bottles of ‘Mercury’ Due to Glass Defect

Bell's Brewery has announced a voluntary recall on specific bottles of Mercury: The Winged Messenger which may contain a glass defect on the outside lip that could result in small pieces becoming dislodged from the bottle.

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Steven Depolo
Steven Depolo
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Grand Rapids Named One of Livability’s 10 Best Beer Cities

In recent decades, breweries have sprung up all over America – in towns big and small – evolving the art and science of brewing while enhancing the city’s livability. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Grand Rapids a Best Beer City, 2014.

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Ben Stevens
Ben Stevens
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And the Survey Says: Wine Beats Beer for Christmas

Much has been written about pairing wines with whatever you are serving up for dinner, or whether a stout or an IPA would best accompany that stew on your stove.

But when it comes to alcoholic beverage choices for American adults, how much does when factor into the type of drink one chooses?

Apparently, quite a bit, according to a recent Harris Poll.

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Zach Copley
Zach Copley
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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Is Saturday; Five Epic Meal Time Bacony Delicious Dishes [Sponsored]

This is the weekend that BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration returns.

The bacon-infused celebration is Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features all things bacon: dishes, drinks and, of course, desserts. Tickets are still available.

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Ted Murphy
Ted Murphy
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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Homer Simpson Bacon Quotes [Sponsored]

Returning for the second consecutive year on Nov. 8 is BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration.

The all-things bacon celebration is a week from Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-themed, -infused and -inspired dishes and drinks, and tickets are still available.

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