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Hard Cider BBQ Sauce
Food always tastes better when alcohol is incorporated. HopCat mastered a boozy BBQ Sauce to pair with your favorite meat and craft cider!
Faygo Root Beer White Russian
The perfect boozy dessert cocktail has arrived! HopCat created the Root Beer White Russian featuring Faygo and Tito's Handmade Vodka!
Craft Beer Bloody Mary
HopCat created a Bloody Mary with a craft beer twist featuring Vlasic Purely Pickles, Tito's Handmade Vodka, and Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix!
HopCat Beer Cheese
Do you love beer? Do you love cheese even more? Well, HopCat created a Beer Cheese you can prepare at home!
Pure Brews America to Return for Season 3
How do you follow up a season exploring such craft beer juggernauts as Bell’s Brewery or Founders Brewing Co? Take the show on the road of course! This year the Pure Brews crew will leave the state of Michigan for the first time exploring legendary breweries such as Three Floyds, Sun King, and Revolution Brewing while also staying true to their Michigan roots... READ MORE...
Faygo Red Pop Raspberry Ale Shandy
The perfect summer drink is here! HopCat created a Red Pop Raspberry Ale Shandy featuring Faygo and Tito's Handmade Vodka!
HopCat Beer Ice Cream DIY
Just in time for summer! Check out this awesome "how to" and make yourself some HopCat Beer Ice Cream!
Pure Brews America Returning!
Hosted by craft beer expert Shannon Long, CEO of Brew Export and a certified server in the Cicerone Program, the 30-minute program spotlights two breweries per episode, and features segments on food pairings, mixology tips and more. The new season will run for eight episodes, and feature breweries outside Michigan for the first time, with stops in Ohio, Illinois and Indiana... READ MORE...
PBA Coming Back in July Featuring Breweries In & Outside Michigan
Fresh off their Michigan Emmy award win (“Best Magazine Program”), the folks behind “Pure Brews America” are set to air eight all new episodes at 12:30 p.m. every Saturday in July and August on CBS 62. Not in the Metro Detroit area? “Pure Brews America” airs on ABC in Traverse City/Cadillac, CBS in Grand Rapids, and CW and Fox in Flint and Saginaw... READ MORE...
Pure Brews Season 3 Press Release
(Southfield, Michigan, June 19, 2017) - Pure Brews America by Meijer is ready to kick off their third season after winning a Michigan EMMY Award for “Best Magazine Program” on June 10th. After nine Michigan EMMY nominations, television industry professionals acknowledge the hard work of Yellow Flag Productions in producing Pure Brews America as they returned home with a Michigan EMMY Award in hand. READ MORE...
All Things Michigan Beer On Tap For ‘Pure Brews America’ TV Show Premiering On CBS 62
This October a new TV show dedicated to brewing and enjoying everything surrounding beer culture debuted on CBS 62. You don’t want to miss it. Hosted by Ryan Terpstra of Grand Rapids and Shannon Long of Novi, the pair visit two breweries per episode to go behind the scenes. In addition, the show will have READ MORE...
Michigan breweries, beer culture highlighted in new 'Pure Brews America' TV show
MICHIGAN - Some of the first beers by the state's most renowned brewers were, by their own admission, bad. And they're willing to talk about them. So says Shannon Long, the co-host of a new TV series exploring the booming Michigan craft-beer business. READ MORE...
CATCH US ON PURE BREWS AMERICA
Want a behind the scenes look at Bell’s? This weekend, the second season of Pure Brews America will air, featuring the Eccentric Cafe and our Comstock Brewery. The episode includes interviews with Laura Bell, one of our veteran brewers, Andy Farrell, and several others who work here at Bell's. We will be featured with READ MORE...
Guest Bloggers: Shannon Long and Ryan Terpstra, Hosts of Pure Brews America
While my adept abilities in consuming and enjoying beer have opened many doors for me, my business in craft beer does not actually begin with my beloved Pure Brews America! In fact, my love for this industry has shaped most of my academic and professional career.
'Pure Brews America' TV show back for second season, spotlighting Michigan breweries
The second season of "Pure Brews America," a series focusing on Michigan breweries, is underway.
The series, hosted by Metro Detroiters and beer aficionados Shannon Long and Ryan Terpstra, launched its current season earlier this month. The fourth...