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Archive for April, 2013

Frankenmuth Brewery Serves up a Night of Comedy, Beer and Food

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


When imbibing in a tasty Michigan beer, laughs always just seem to come easier. Whether joking around at a family gathering or out on the town with friends, there is something magical about beer that loosens everyone up. With that in mind, we are cranking up the laughs this Friday, May 3, for a special night full of comedy, beer and food. (more…)

Frankenmuth Brewery's Recipe for Potato Salad With Twisted Helles Dressing

Posted on: April 29th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


Can you smell it? That’s the scent of spring in the air; fresh cut grass, a nice backyard fire and a steak on the grill. If you’ve been grilling since it was still snowing out and pining for a recipe to match your meat of choice, than we have a potato salad recipe for you that features our vibrant new lager, Twisted Helles. (more…)

Jeff Coon Breaksdown Frankenmuth Brewery's Twisted Helles Lager

Posted on: April 25th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


While April’s dreary showers may last outlast May’s flowers, we have created a brand new lager, the Twisted Helles, to bring summer sunshine a few months early. Developed by our brewmaster Jeff Coon, this beer distinctly represents summer in Michigan. Whether out in the boat, taking in an outdoor concert or sitting around a campfire, Twisted Helles is the beer that will be by your side while you make new summer memories.

To introduce our new lager, we sat down with Jeff and let him explain everything about Twisted Helles. In the interview, Coon waxes about his first taste of suds, the ingredients behind the brew and his reasons why the Twisted Helles is the perfect summer beer. So… Are you ready? Summer and Twisted Helles are nearly here. (more…)

Frankenmuth Brewery Rocks The 2013 Detroit Music Awards

Posted on: April 18th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


There is no doubt that Detroit holds a truly special place in music history. From The Stooges and The Miracles to new artists like Katie Grace and Ty Stone, the Detroit Music Awards aims to recognize our music community’s greatest contributions of the past year. This year our Michigan brewery is getting in the act of honoring the best and brightest by pouring our tastiest brews at the event. (more…)

Comparing American vs. European Beers

Posted on: April 16th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments

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If there is one thing craft beer connoisseurs love to do, it’s debate about their preference for American vs. European beers. Some Michigan breweries aim to continue the European legacy, while others are fighting against the reputation that new American beers are subpar. (more…)

Discovering the Difference Between Craft Beer and Microbrews

Posted on: April 12th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


In the world of brewing, there are several classifications of beers including craft beer and microbrews. The distinction between these types of breweries mainly revolves around the amount of beer produced and rules that allow certain products to be made. Discover the exactly definitions of craft beer and microbrews below and learn what you’re really drinking.


Where Do Beer Ingredients Come From?

Posted on: April 9th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


As one of the oldest breweries in Michigan, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products, starting with the beer ingredients themselves. Ever wonder what exactly goes into our beer and where the ingredients come from? Fear not, Michigan beer lovers. Let us educate you on the state of brewing and farming. (more…)

Two Keg Growler Innovations for the Perfect Craft Beer Summer

Posted on: April 6th, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments


When it comes to brew innovations, no one invention has done more for Frankenmuth Brewery and other Michigan breweries than growlers and kegs. Not only do they offer us the ability to set up taps at restaurants, bars and other unique locations, but we are also able to send customers home with their favorite brews in large volumes. Recently, two companies have successfully created a hybrid growler kegs that could rock the worlds of craft brew lovers everywhere. (more…)

The History of Beer In America

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 by Frankenmuth Brewery No Comments

The history of beer dates back to at least 6000 B.C., but in many respects it has continued to prosper with the growth of America. Whether you are interested in when beer came stateside or are looking to learn more about your favorite Michigan breweries, take a look at these fun historical beer facts and educate yourself.

A Timeline of The History of Beer in America: