You’re Invited: LIVE Google+ Hangout on Michigan’s Craft Beer Industry

UPDATE: This Google+ Hangout has ended. Thanks to everyone who tuned in live and sent in questions! View highlights from the Hangout below, or see a full replay on the Pure Michigan YouTube page. For more on Michigan’s brewing industry, visit


Mark your calendars! This Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 a.m. ET, we’ll be chatting live with experts in Michigan’s craft beer industry from around the state.

With some 100 active Michigan breweries, there’s plenty to talk about when it comes to Michigan craft beers. From upcoming festivals to thriving local brews, we’ll be covering it all in this 30 minute live Hangout.

To submit questions for the chat, leave them in the comments section below, on our Google+ or Facebook pages, or by using the hashtag #PureMichigan on Twitter. Then, tune in on Monday on Google+, our YouTube page or right here on the blog! You’re also welcome to submit questions on these channels as the chat is happening.

Participants will include:

We’re looking forward to chatting live with these experts before their businesses open for the day! If you aren’t able to join us live at 11:00 a.m., we’ll be posting a full replay of the chat right here on the blog later this week.

Start sending in your questions today!

It’s Michigan Craft Beer Month!

MI Craft Beer MonthGuest Blogger John Palmer shares information about his favorite time of beer year, and how it can become yours too!

July is here and so is my favorite time of the year…

Summer weather is at peak temperature and beauty, beer gardens are open, and bars and breweries all across the state celebrate the thing that brings us all together – Michigan craft beer.

In celebration, lawmakers offered “House Resolution No. 102: A resolution to declare July 2011 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan.”

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