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12 Michigan craft gins you should be drinking right now

Gin is the merriest of spirits, the only only traditional one that allows the distiller to play both artist and chef. On our recent search for great craft distilleries in Michigan, we came across truly spectacular gins, that were as unique and diverse as the artisans making them. Read the entire article here: MLive

(269) Magazine: A Reason to Lift your Spirits.

The U.S. craft spirits industry is booming. With more than 1,315 craft distillers nationwide and growing, the “craft” movement is taking hold in a way that could mirror the success craft brewers have had in recent years. And with a reputation for its world-class breweries, Kalamazoo is poised to be a destination point for the […]

11 more cocktails you must try now featuring Michigan craft spirits

Our tour of Michigan distilleries finished out with visits to the Detroit Metro area, Ann Arbor, Jackson, Kalamazoo and Lansing. This leg of the journey had us visit one of the biggest distilleries in the state, Valentine, and one of the newest, Green Door in Kalamazoo. Along the way, we got to try some truly […]