Independence on Our Mind

With memories of fireworks still on our minds, it’s hard not to pause and think about the independent spirit that gave birth to America. This nation started as a country of free people set on determining their individual way, and it’s pretty much the same today. That spirit is ingrained deep in the soul of … Read more…

Founders Brewing Azacca IPA

We don’t pass on a lot of press releases, but this one is exciting. Founders is doing some good things these days. Lots of tasty beer coming out of Grand Rapids. December 1, 2015) – Founders Brewing Co. has announced today that it will introduce Azacca IPA, an IPA using just one, relatively new, experimental … Read more…

Screw pumpkins. It’s breakfast time.

We love fall. It’s a season of change and natural beauty. June and I even got married in October, our favorite month. The cool days of fall bring a reprieve from the hot summer and make us want something heartier in our mug. We’re seasonal beer lovers and have been on a Pilsner kick to … Read more…

Session IPA

Hang out with beer geeks talking beer and the subject of session beers is bound to come up. Session means low-alcohol and it harkens back to British Pub days when a pint of Bitter or Mild was about 3-3.5% ABV* and having a few in a session wouldn’t leave you crawling home. While the traditional … Read more…

Here comes the Western Michigan beer!

How serendipitous! On a day when the first cases of New Holland beer arrived in Nashville, TN, Founders announced distribution to Tennessee. I grew up in the tiny village of Stevensville, MI and still have a deep love for Western Michigan. Stevensville is about an hour from Holland, home of New Holland. Founders is from … Read more…