The founding couple whose initials gave ELK Brewing LLC its name are no longer with the company.

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Two West Michigan craft brewers operating with vastly differing business models are taking a similar approach to growing their operations by using capacity at other breweries. Both Sawyer-based Greenbush Brewing Co. and Muskegon-based Rake Beer Project LLC are taking advantage of a production model that allows them to get beer into the market without a significant upfront capital investment.

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A West Michigan brewpub in planning has agreed to change its name as part of a settlement in a trademark infringement case brought by Railtown Brewing Co. last August.

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Brewery Vivant is planning to open a satellite facility that will help ease space constraints and give the company a broader reach into the greater Grand Rapids area, MiBiz has learned.

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An established Grand Rapids-area craft brewery is suing a nearby Byron Center-based brewpub in planning, alleging that the startup’s name is confusingly similar.

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Vander Heide, the current president of the Michigan Cider Association, said the cider industry fought hard to be included specifically in the new law’s language outlining the council’s governing board.

An update to Michigan law is bringing a more equitable approach to how license fees from craft beverage producers are spent. 

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Friday, 08 June 2018 13:02

Mid-Michigan brewery to close Sunday

A West Michigan brewery is closing its doors this weekend after four years in operation.

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A popular west side brewery and restaurant has set its sights on the lakeshore for its third brewpub, MiBiz has learned.

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Big Lake Brewing LLC has completed its move into newly renovated space in downtown Holland.

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Matt Michiels has known for the last two years that he needed to expand his growing West Michigan craft brewery.

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