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Craft beverage producers adapt marketing approaches, deal with supply chain headaches as pandemic drags on
The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying shutdowns of bars, brewpubs, taprooms and tasting rooms had an undeniably negative effect on West Michigan craft beverage makers and their balance sheets.
Craft brewers retool to maintain profitability
Looking back on a 2020 plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ed Collazo didn’t sound like a business owner who just saw his company’s revenue plummet by half a million dollars for the year.
Michigan bar/restaurant closure ‘will be a bloodbath’
West Michigan brewery owners are reeling this morning over news that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will issue an order later today to temporarily close bars, restaurants and other venues over concerns related to coronavirus.
Local bars, restaurants take precautions against coronavirus
GRAND RAPIDS — Restaurants and breweries across West Michigan are taking precautions to protect employees and patrons from coronavirus.
Bill would eliminate token system for Michigan beer festivals
A bill introduced in the state Legislature would change how beer festivals operate in Michigan.
Wise Men Distillery plans downtown Grand Rapids location
GRAND RAPIDS — Kentwood-based Wise Men Distillery LLC is planning a downtown Grand Rapids tasting room.
Growth Report: November 23, 2019
Here is the growth report for November 23, 2019.
Cedar Springs Brewing plans German-style beer hall on Bridge Street
GRAND RAPIDS — Cedar Springs Brewing Co. will join the bustling craft beverage scene on Bridge Street with a new satellite taproom and brewery.
Michigan brewers seek elimination of time-consuming bonding requirement
A new bill would end a time-consuming bonding process needed to get a license for Michigan-based craft beverage producers and certain out-of-state companies that sell alcoholic beverages in Michigan.
Craft brewing industry growth stalls as competition heats up
In the hyper-competitive craft beer industry in which growth has started to level off in recent years, Old Nation Brewing Co. proves the exception to the rule. The Williamston-based brewery has garnered a name for itself with its M-43 brand, a popular New England-style hazy India Pale Ale that carries a suggested retail price of $13.99 per four-pack of 16-ounce cans.
MiBiz Growth Report: May 29, 2018
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 29, 2018.
‘Realistic expectations’ urged as craft beer industry matures, competition rises
The meteoric rise of Michigan’s craft brewing industry has spawned the creation of hundreds of new companies in communities all over the state.
Craft brewers continue to eke out growth despite increased volatility
Muskegon’s Pigeon Hill Brewing Co. is embarking on ambitious expansion plans as the company wrestles with how best to compete in the highly volatile industry.
Executive roundtable: Craft beverage makers struggle through internal divisions, market forces, threats
With more than 5,300 craft brewers already on the market, and many more scheduled to open in the near future, the craft brewing industry has started to mature.
Ringler of Cedar Springs Brewing: Brewery closures possible as crowded industry becomes ‘less forgiving’
With the first year under his belt, Cedar Springs Brewing Co. founder and Director of Happiness David Ringler says he’s pleased the company has surpassed its initial projections. The brewery should end the year having produced about 800 barrels of mostly traditional German-style beer, including Küsterer Original Weißbier, which won a bronze medal in the Great American Beer Fest earlier this year. Ringler hopes to add some new equipment to boost production and distribution in the coming year, “but we have no ambitions of growth at all cost.”
Rep. Hooker’s proposed tax hike falls flat with craft brewers
A new bill proposed in the Michigan Legislature could more than triple the state’s excise tax on beer.
West Michigan’s booming craft beer industry grapples with growth
A year and a half after launching Railtown Brewing Co. in Dutton, Justin Buiter and Gim Lee realized their craft brewery needed to expand well ahead of schedule.