Tag Archives: Bells Brewery

Bell’s Big Packaging Shift

Bell’s Brewery has become one of the larger craft brewers in the U.S. due to the quality of beer they produce and the loyal following they’ve amassed. To meet this growing demand, Bell’s did what any growing company would do – they expanded their production capability and distribution lines. In 2015, Bell’s announced a $50 million expansion plan to their primary brewery which will add in additional bottling and production capabilities. More recently, Bell’s continued their quest to distribute nationwide by announcing that they would begin to distribute in…

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Pure Brews – S2 – Ep 1

John Fahrner and I are always on the lookout for something new and fun in the beer universe.  We look low and high to the far reaches of this world to find interesting items for our readers.  Imagine our surprise when we discovered, the TV series Pure Brews America , produced right in our backyard.   Pure Brews is an innovative and entertaining show that takes viewers on a journey to beer and breweries.  John and I met the hosts, Shannon and Ryan, and were…

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A View of Michigan from the Other Side of the Lake

The U.P., apple and peach picking, wine, four Great Lakes, those hated Red Wings…and craft beer. I’m a Chicagoan that loves Michigan. The eastern side of Lake Michigan has my son’s footprints in its sand. Many apples have made their way from Michigan to Chicago via my car. And, Michigan is a big reason why I love craft beer. Back when I was a mere seedling that had not fully seen the light when it came to craft-beer goodness, I found Michigan beer. If you…

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Bell’s Oberon Beer Review

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Your vote counts!Senior Editor – John Fahrner @fahrn13 Here in the state of Michigan we endure a lot with out winters.  Frigid temperatures, snow storms, the Detroit Lions, horrid road conditions and all kinds of other annoyances that encompass our winters. Lucky for us there is no shortage of amazing stouts and ales to help keep us warm through the winter the as we trudge on until just after St, Patrick’s day for one of the most festive days in Michigan, Oberon day!  Oberon of course is…

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Bell’s Hopslam Review

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Your vote counts!Featured Contributor – John Fahrner @fahrn13 from Michigan Bell’s has a variety of brews that are released every year as part of their annual release series, none of those beers are more sought after than Hopslam.  Hopslam has been a staple of the of the craft beer  hunter for as long as I can remember and has rightfully earned it’s place as a beer that sells out usually within hours of hitting shelves.   What I will never understand with Hopslam is the group of…

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