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Beer clips

Summer beer gardens pop up in the area as the sunny selection rolls out.

Summer brew Oberon

Summer brew Oberon

The Bells Brewery in Kalamazoo makes a great summer beer Oberon, refreshing and rich in taste. Try it on tap at the local watering holes Larkin’s and Sneaker’s, as well as on the Showboat during the Sizzlin’ Summer Concert series on Thursdays in Lowell.

The Founders Brewing Co. is in the midst of a major $25 million expansion that will double its beer making capacity to 600,000 barrels.

Stay tuned for other beer news from the Beer City.

Wine news

The GB Russo & Sons of Grand Rapids will be celebrating 110 years in business next year. Patronize your favorite international food and wine store with a rich selection of international and US wines. The expanded gourmet store is located on 29th Street in Grand Rapids.

The selection of beers much like wines is vast from seasonal summer brews to mainstays and onto Oktoberfest later.

The deli features favorites such as Italian mortadella, herbed olives, cannoli and Asiago bread.

GB Russo & Sons established in 1905 in Grand Rapids

GB Russo & Sons established in 1905 in Grand Rapids

For more information go to http://www.gbrusso.com

Copyright (c) 2014 stories and photos by Emma Palova