October 30, 2018

13 Michigan-brewed beers you should be drinking this fall

Michigan is a great beer state, so there's no reason not to enjoy one of the mitten's homegrown beverages. Whether you like 'em hoppy, juicy, or sweet and spicy, there's a Michigan-brewed fall beer for you.

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13 Michigan-brewed beers you should be drinking this fall
Arbor Brewing Company’s Tilted Earth Autumn IPA
Ann Arbor - 6%
Red in color, Arbor Brewing Company’s Autumn edition of their Tilted Earth IPA is hoppy with notes of tangerine, and stone fruit and a woodsy finish that will make you wish autumn lasted all year long. 
Photo courtesy of @arborbrewingco

Arbor Brewing Company’s Tilted Earth Autumn IPA


Ann Arbor - 6%
Red in color, Arbor Brewing Company’s Autumn edition of their Tilted Earth IPA is hoppy with notes of tangerine, and stone fruit and a woodsy finish that will make you wish autumn lasted all year long.
Photo courtesy of @arborbrewingco
Bell’s Best Brown Ale
Kalamazoo - 5.8%
You’re go-to fall beer, Bell’s Best Brown Ale is more full-bodied than a lager without the heaviness of a stout.
Photo courtesy of @davidnilsenbeer

Bell’s Best Brown Ale


Kalamazoo - 5.8%
You’re go-to fall beer, Bell’s Best Brown Ale is more full-bodied than a lager without the heaviness of a stout.
Photo courtesy of @davidnilsenbeer
Brewery Vivant’s Pumpkin Tart
Grand Rapids - 7%
Not your typical pumpkin-flavored beer, Brewery Vivant’s Pumpkin Tart gives a sour spin to one of the season’s most popular flavors.
Photo courtesy of @breweryvivant

Brewery Vivant’s Pumpkin Tart


Grand Rapids - 7%
Not your typical pumpkin-flavored beer, Brewery Vivant’s Pumpkin Tart gives a sour spin to one of the season’s most popular flavors.
Photo courtesy of @breweryvivant
Creston Brewery’s Copper
Grand Rapids - 7%
Using a wet hopping technique, Creston Brewery uses Michigan Copper hops for a seriously juicy beer.
Photo courtesy of @crestonbrewery

Creston Brewery’s Copper


Grand Rapids - 7%
Using a wet hopping technique, Creston Brewery uses Michigan Copper hops for a seriously juicy beer.
Photo courtesy of @crestonbrewery
Dark Horse’s Five High Harvest Ale
Marshall - 6%
This hop-heavy IPA blends Cascade, Chinook, and Challenger hops using a wet hop method making this brew super juicy.
Photo courtesy of @beer.world

Dark Horse’s Five High Harvest Ale


Marshall - 6%
This hop-heavy IPA blends Cascade, Chinook, and Challenger hops using a wet hop method making this brew super juicy.
Photo courtesy of @beer.world
Founder’s Barrel Runner 
Grand Rapids - 11.1%
Aged in rum barrels, Founder’s Barrel Runner is a blend of sweet and hoppy. And with 11.1 percent ABV, this beer is heavy-handed.
Photo courtesy of @foundersbrewing

Founder’s Barrel Runner


Grand Rapids - 11.1%
Aged in rum barrels, Founder’s Barrel Runner is a blend of sweet and hoppy. And with 11.1 percent ABV, this beer is heavy-handed.
Photo courtesy of @foundersbrewing
Founder’s Harvest Ale
Grand Rapids - 7.6%
This crisp amber ale bursts with citrus notes of lemon and orange with malted undertones that make this beer a real treat.
Photo courtesy of @c_block

Founder’s Harvest Ale


Grand Rapids - 7.6%
This crisp amber ale bursts with citrus notes of lemon and orange with malted undertones that make this beer a real treat.
Photo courtesy of @c_block
Keweenaw’s Borealis Broo 
Houghton - 5.10%
Keweenaw’s Borealis Broo is a smooth coffee beer with notes of roasted nuts, caramel, chocolate and dark fruits, making it perfect for when you need a pick-me-up without an overblown coffee kick.
Photo courtesy of @keweenawbrewing

Keweenaw’s Borealis Broo


Houghton - 5.10%
Keweenaw’s Borealis Broo is a smooth coffee beer with notes of roasted nuts, caramel, chocolate and dark fruits, making it perfect for when you need a pick-me-up without an overblown coffee kick.
Photo courtesy of @keweenawbrewing
Short’s Autumn Ale
Bellaire - 5.4%
Back in 2006, Autumn Ale won a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival. Its flavor is the perfect mix of sweet and bitter.
Photo courtesy of @shortsbrewing

Short’s Autumn Ale


Bellaire - 5.4%
Back in 2006, Autumn Ale won a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival. Its flavor is the perfect mix of sweet and bitter.
Photo courtesy of @shortsbrewing