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Members and Enthusiasts got ahead of the lines to get some early taste tests in
Pike 51 Brewery is located in Hudsonville south of Grand Rapids
Lots of people trying out Brewery Vivant
Brewery Vivant is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Another out of Grand Rapids, The Mitten Brewing Company!
We had a number of Southwest Michigan Breweries attend like Our Brewing Company from Holland, MI
If you're looking for unique beer, Territoral's Drop It Like It's Apricot - Berliner Wiesse was pretty great!
Beards out of Petoskey has been getting a lot of attention recently.
And of course, people had to eat! Superior Mobile Koney was there to help
The weather was a real improvement over last year's rain!
With about 4,500 ticket sales, there was a great turn out.
Some guests came prepared with snack necklaces.
Local family, the Gordons were on site to serve up some local Lake Superior Whitefish!
Palate traveled the Marquette from Milford, Michigan
Guests could pick up a brochure complete with each brewery, their location in the festival and what they were serving.
All types of brews were served today, lagers, stouts, sours, even ciders and mead.
The merch and tokens tent was busy!
Always know who is together with these guys!
Shorts seemed to be a festival favorite!
Shorts game from Lake Michigan to join us on Lake Superior for the day!
Odd Side Ales had a number of different fruit beers to try.
The brochures also worked as a checklist as you went along!
Right Brain had a lot of cool stuff like their Imperial CEO Stout chapstick
Another favorite of mine, KBC had some of their newest beers out today.
Keweenaw Brewing Company located in Houghton, MI
Saugatuck's Barrel Aged Five Quarter Porter had a really nice strong taste.
Greenbush was a big hit today too!
Everyone was really enjoying the great weather and great beer.
Entertainment included Taxi from 1-3pm
Look up information on the 10th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival on mibeer.com
Things were hopping in the tents.
Trying out GB
It was fun to see each brewery's set up
New Holland brought some great brews today.
Marquette local, Black Rocks!
One of Michigan's well known breweries from lower Michigan, Bells Brewery.
The 9th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival in Mattson Lower Harbor
Dragonmead had a good selection today
I finally got to try Oblivion from Cognition.
Check out mibeer.com for info on the next beer festival
Enjoying music from Frank an Da Beanz
Live music played all day during the festival
Frank an Da Beanz on stage at the 9th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival