Beer Of The Month

December 2017 Beer of the Month: 4 Elf from Dark Horse Brewing

HOLIDAY CHEER IN LIQUID FORM It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s Christmas season. Or holiday season. Or, well, let’s just call it December and agree that we should steer away from political talk and venture into revealing the beer of the month together. Trying to stay with the winter theme, we’ve picked 4 […]

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November 2017 Beer of the Month: Bockefeller by Atwater Brewing

BOCKEFELLER wins November! Atwater Brewing Company’s Bockefeller has been named the November 2017 Beer of the Month by the  BeerCityHoops staff. Brewed to flavor the season, Atwater’s Winter Bock “boasts the body and deep malt flavors matched with a warming, but well blended hint of alcohol”, according to their website. This brew chimes in with an ABV […]

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September Beer of the Month 2017: Lift Bridge Brown Ale – Keweenaw Brewing

The September 2017 Beer of the Month is Lift Bridge Brown Ale from Keweenaw Brewing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. An ode to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, one of only 26 vertical lift bridges in the US, which spans the Keweenaw Canal between Houghton and Hancock. It is reportedly the widest and heaviest double-decked lift bridge […]

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Find the road to success and “Ring The Bell” with R2B training

MHSAA Football Champion. Three-year starter at outside linebacker for the University of Toledo. NFL prospect. Finland Maple League veteran. Robert “Scooby” Bell has been through a lot. Now, the native of East Grand Rapids has set his sights on helping others fulfill their dreams of finding a road to success. Bell has opened up Ready 2 Be […]

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Beer City’s then and now go head-to-head in IBA

Two cities. One thought. Beer City, then and now. Nestled on the banks of Lake Michigan sits a midwest American town that has been known for it’s dirty water for more than a century. Across the Great State Lake and 30 miles upstream, lies the newest rendition of Tapsville. Saturday, basketball took center stage in the battle for […]

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Grand Rapids-Kenosha rivalry heats up to start season

The heated rivalry between the Grand Rapids Fusion and the Kenosha Ballers of the Independent Basketball Association is back in full force. Last weekend, the Fusion (0-1) traveled to the Cheese State to reengage their rivals, but it was the Ballers (1-0) who got the upper hand in a 130-123 win. It was a very physical […]

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Happy Birthday Matt Steigenga, Mr. Basketball 1988!

If you see former Michigan State Spartans player and current basketball analyst Matt Steigenga today, wish him a happy 47th birthday! Born right here in West Michigan, Steigenga won the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick contest at the age of nine. The 6-foot-7 forward starred at GR South Christian High School, winning the state’s Mr. Basketball award and leading […]