If you’re up for a road trip this weekend, consider heading down to the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival. Your friendly neighbourhood News Editor visited the MBG’s Summer fest a couple of years ago, and can vouch for the great quality of the event and the beer being offered. Here are the event details:
Saturday, February 25
2006 Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival
Take to the streets for an outdoor celebration of barrel-aged, cask and big beers from Michigan’s craft brewers. Dress for winter weather and let each pint warm your soul. Hot food and live music. Snow, rain or shine.
Turner Street and Grand River in Old Town, Lansing, MI
Start: 12:00 PM End: 5:00 PM Admission: $30.00 (Gate: $35.00)
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And if you’re looking to plan some beer travels for later this year, here are a few more out-of-town events within reasonable driving distance that you may want to hit:
Sat Mar 25 – Batavia March Fest – Holiday Inn – Batavia, NY
Wed May 31 to Sun Jun 4 – Mondial de la Bière – Windsor Station – Montreal, QC
Fri Jul 14 to Sun Jul 16 – Belgium Comes To Cooperstown – Brewery Ommegang – Cooperstown, NY
Sat Jul 22 – Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival – Riverside Park – Ypsilanti, MI
Sat Sep 16 – Buffalo Brewfest – Buffalo Central Terminal – Buffalo, NY
Sat Sep 16 – OmmeFest – Brewery Ommegang – Cooperstown, NY
More info about each of these events will be posted as the dates approach.