breweries

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. 


Robbie Feinberg

As the craft beer market gets larger, breweries in Michigan and across the country are growing and expanding their production lines. But that growth comes at a cost. More beer equals more wastewater, and wastewater costs a lot of money to get treated. However, in Michigan, one local brewery has found its own solution.  And one researcher is studying how algae could potentially transform this wastewater into fertilizer, medicine or even fuel.


"If you’ve popped the top on a cold one in the last year, you’ve contributed to the more than $6.6 billion impact the beer industry has on Michigan’s economy. That’s according to a joint study released Tuesday by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association." (Detroit News)

WMUK

Southwest Michigan's Second Wave Craft Beer Writer Jeremy Martin says Kalamazoo is becoming known for breweries as much as it is for free college and Gibson Guitars. 


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