Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Grand Rapids Brewing Company To Host Exclusive Screening of Upcoming Brewing Documentary, "Blood, Sweat & Beer"

Written by  Paul Starr
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Barfly Ventures will host a free screening of the yet-to-be-released feature documentary, “Blood, Sweat & Beer” at Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) and HopCat - Detroit. The film showcases the efforts and passion of the craft beer industry. Barfly hopes the documentary will show the immense dedication that goes into the explosive growth of the craft beer industry and will engage and inspire the local brewing community here in Michigan.

“Blood, Sweat & Beer” – exclusive screening 1

  • When: Tuesday, April 21
  • Where: HopCat - Detroit
“Blood, Sweat & Beer” – exclusive screening 2
  • When: Thursday, April 23 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Grand Rapids Brewing Company

1 Ionia Ave, Downtown Grand Rapids

The directors of the film, Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin, are traveling to craft beer hubs across the country to share exclusive screenings of the documentary.

For more information, to view a trailer for the film, and see their full tour schedule, visit http://bloodsweatbeermovie.vhx.tv/

About BarFly Ventures

Founded in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 2008, BarFly Ventures is the parent company of HopCat, a craft beer bar named “No. 3 Beer Bar on Planet Earth” by Beer Advocate Magazine, “No. 2 Beer Bar in America” by CraftBeer.com and “No. 1 Brewpub in the United States” by RateBeer.com. HopCat has locations in Grand Rapids, East Lansing, Indianapolis and Detroit with new locations under construction in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Madison, Wisc. BarFly Ventures also owns and operates Stella’s Lounge, a whiskey and retro-arcade bar in Grand Rapids with Giant Stuffed Burgers named “Best in America” by GQ Magazine. BarFly also owns the award-winning Grand Rapids Brewing Company, Michigan’s only certified organic brewery, and McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon, host of Irish on Ionia, Michigan’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Street Party.

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.