bell's brewery

Food and Drink
7:53 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Canning beer: The new trend in craft brewing

Brewery Vivant's stored cans and kegs of beer
Credit Josh Hirsch

At the Bell's Brewery facility in Comstock, Bell's is putting the finishing touches on a new canning facility. Jeff Carter is the facilities manager for Bell's. He says the brewery hopes to start canning its most popular seasonal beer, Oberon, by next summer.

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2:10 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Enbrige request for more time on Morrow Lake denied

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The company wanted to move their deadline to December in order to deal with disputes over dredging the lake from Bell’s Brewery and Comstock Township.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The United States Environmental Protection Agency will not grant Enbridge Energy an extension deadline for dredging in the delta in Morrow Lake, citing that the request was premature. Last week, Enbridge, Inc. asked the EPA for an extension for its Dec.
3:08 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Agreement reached, Bell's will participate in beer festival this weekend

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Larry Bell had objected to craft brewers' political action committee raising money at festival in Ypsilanti
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - You will be able to buy Oberon, Sparkleberry and other Bell's Brewery Inc. beers and ales this weekend at the state's largest beer festival. Bell's says it will participate in the Michigan Beer Guild's 16th Annual Summer Beer Festival, today and Saturday (July 26 and 27) in Ypsilanti.
7:39 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Bell's Brewery pulls out of beer festival over political activity

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Political Action Committee supporting craft beer makers will be raising money at festival in Ypsilanti
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - You can put an orange peel in Larry Bell's beers, but he says to keep your politics out. Bell's Brewery Inc., Michigan's largest beer maker, will not participate this weekend in the state's largest beer festival after founder and president Larry Bell discovered the Protect Michigan Craft Beer Political Action Committee will be raising funds at the event.
7:20 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Bell's Brewery files lawsuit against Enbridge and developer over dredging plan

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Lawsuit says dredging will negatively impact brewery operations in Comstock Township
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Bell's Brewery has filed a lawsuit against Enbridge and the developer of Comstock Commerce Park over dredging plans that are part of the ongoing cleanup of the Kalamazoo River oil spill.