Schmohz Brewing Co. Serves Up Popular “Root” Beer, Livery to Hand-Forge Food Too: KalamaBrew Podcast

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by Steven Davy

This week on the KalamaBrew podcast blogger John Liberty explores the growing trend among craft brewers to try their hand at a beverage that everyone can enjoy including the kids.

Schmohz Brewery in Grand Rapids, Mich. has been serving up a hand-crafted root beer that according to the more than doubling of production, to be just right on the tastebuds.

Also tune in for details on Benton Harbor, Mich.-based The Livery’s new efforts to introduce more local foods to their menu. The brewery’s slogan, “Hand Forged Microbrews” will soon include “Hand Forged Food” as well.

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Arcadia Brewmaster Josh Davies Discusses Cereal Killer Gold Medal

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Cereal Killer On this week’s KalamaBrew podcast on the Nonchalant Café Hour, bloggers Josh Smith and Anne Holcomb broadcasted live from Arcadia Brewing Co. in Battle Creek, Mich.

The conversation features an interview with Arcadia brewmaster Josh Davies who discusses his Cereal Killer English-style barleywine.

The barrel aged beer recently was awarded a gold medal at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival in Madison, Wis.

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KalamaBrew Podcast: Dark Horse Brewery to Use Locally Grown Hops

Dark Horse Brewery On this week’s KalamaBrew podcast blogger John Liberty fills us in on some new developments to delight your taste buds courtesy of Marshall, Mich.-based Dark Horse Brewery.

Topping the list of interesting developments is a batch of beer using locally grown hops that has a flavor expected to “hit you in the face”.

Additionally the fine talent at Dark Horse is again dabbling in the darker side with a holiday stout series that pays tribute to the devil.

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Cheers!

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KalamaBrew Podcast: Bells expands line of mini kegs, Short’s Brewery outpacing expected growth

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On this week’s KalamaBrew podcast we discover local favorite and beer baron Bell’s Brewery is expanding its line of mini kegs to include its Best Brown and Two Hearted ales.

With much anticipated annual release of the Bell’s Oberon mini keg, the expanded mini keg selection is sure to please your beer palate.

Also on this week’s podcast tune it to find out the details on Bellaire, Mich.-based Short’s Brewery’s astounding growth figures. The tireless Joe Short, one of the region’s most creative brewers, has found his niche and is plowing ahead to get his beer in your refrigerator.

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KalamaBrew Podcast: Raising Taxes on Michigan Beer?

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August has been kind of a rowdy month what with a nation-wide debate taking place on healthcare reform.

An other possibly contentious issue just under the radar is a proposal to raise the taxes on beer in Michigan. Well, craft beer advocates aren’t too happy about it to say the least.

KalamaBrew bloggers Josh Smith and John Liberty have been covering the story and have the latest for this week’s podcast. Also tune in for some good beer detective work with an eye-spy of Short’s Brewery Soft Parade in town.

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KalamaBrew Podcast: The Great Taste of the Midwest and creating Liberty’s Ale

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Back from a few weeks off to get a few friends hitched, listen in for the lastest conversation with the fine folks at KalamaBrew. This week we discuss the biggest beer tasting event around the region, the Great Taste of the Midwest taking place in Madison, Wis.

Also listen in for the inside story on the creation of Liberty’s Ale, a beer created by and for KalamaBrew blogger John Liberty (with help from the Livery in Benton Harbor, Mich.) ahead of his wedding with his lovely new wife Beth. Click here to listen.

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KalamaBrew uncovers beer festivals and rye beer at Bells

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This week in the KalamaBrew podcast listen in for all the lastest in Michigan beer festival news. The esteemed writing staff at KalamaBrew has all the festival details for the remainer of the summer season.

Also tune in for an intriguing day full of rye beer at Bells Brewery known as the rye day Friday (clever right?).

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