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Alison Dunlap / University of Pennsylvania Museum

What came first at the dawn of human civilization: bread or beer? Patrick McGovern is betting on beer. The archaeologist at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia studies the deep history of fermented alcoholic beverages, and has helped recreate several of them. McGovern speaks about his adventures in "paleo-brewing" at Western Michigan University on Thursday, April 12.


File photo from Bell's Brewing
WMUK

MiBiz finds that the craft beverage industry is growing up, but that’s causing some growing pains.


Shannon Long, Founder & CEO of Brew Export; Jamie Clover Adams, MDARD Director; & Jamie Zmitko-Somers, MDARD International Marketing Manager
MDARD

Three Michigan beer companies plan to sell brews in China, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development.

Brew Export - an international marketing group based out of Michigan - launched campaigns for Arcadia Ales, Dark Horse Brewing Company, and Greenbush Brewing Company. Brew Export expects more than 1.5 million bottles of U.S. craft beer will ship to China next year.

The canning line for Bell's Brewery's mini kegs of Oberan
Josh Hirsch

The craft beer industry continues to grow and the end doesn’t appear to be in sight. 


WMUK

Battle Creek Enquirer Reporter Bowman says the dispute between Arcadia Brewing and Battle Creek Unlimited has been brewing for a while. But it’s unclear if the next stop is court. 


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