Michigan Takes the Lead (Again) with Package of New, Beer-Friendly Laws

Michigan’s governor just signed a package of groundbreaking laws that could jump-start his state’s already booming craft beer industry. Minnesota, are you listening? By Brian Martucci Minnesota has plenty to boast about, but the state’s beer lovers have been looking east—beyond the Badger State (sorry, Wisconsin)—with a tinge of envy. On just about every conceivable … [ Read more]

Michigan Looks to Crack Down on False Pints of Beer

By Brian Martucci Unless you have some bartending or restaurant management experience—and maybe not even then—you might not give much thought to the pint glasses that hold your favorite tap beers. A pint is a pint, right? Not necessarily. In another Midwestern state, industry players and laypeople alike are buzzing about a well-publicized legislative effort … [ Read more]