Calling all small-batch beer connoisseurs! Tickets are now available for Corner Brewery’s third annual Rat Fest Saturday, January 28, 2-5 pm, celebrating small-batch beers crafted by local amateur and professional brewers. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 at the Corner Brewery and Arbor Brewing Company Pub & Eatery and, if not sold-out, at the event for $30. Ticket price includes entry, appetizers, commemorative glass, plus more than 30 beer samples from amazingly talented local home brewers and brew clubs. Corner Brewery is one block north of historic Depot Town at the corner of Norris and Forrest Streets.
Here's our interview with Keith Lawrence one of the owners / brewers at Midland Brewing Company. In this interview, Keith tells us the story of how Midland Brewing Company was started.
Here's our interview with Phil Wilcox the owner / brewer at The Local Pub and Brewery in Jackson. They opened about a month ago at the former site of Zigs Kettle & Brew, 6020 Ann Arbor Road.
Here's our interview with E.T. Crowe from Wolverine State Brewing Comapny at 2011 Summer Beer Festival. She discusses how they started and what's currently going with them.
At 2011 Summer Beer Festival we got the chance to interview Brad Sancho the creator of Original Gravity Brewing Company. He talks about the what they're all about and what's their main focus for the brewpub.
At 2011 Summer Beer Festival we got the chance to interview Jason Spaulding the creator of Brewery Vivant. Brewery Vivant is Belgian style brewery that open in 2011 in Grand Rapids and has had a lot of success.