Michigan Kicks Butt In The Craft Beer Department
If you think yourself a coinsurer of craft brews, you're gonna love this! Every year RateBeer.com puts out a list of the top 100 beers from across the WORLD. And the list shows that Michigan's craft brews are pretty awesome! According to mLive, Michigan has a grand total of EIGHT beers on the list!
Three different breweries make up the list of eight; Founders, Dark Horse Brewing Co., and Bell's. Here are the eight beers Michigan has on the world wide list:
- Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout
- Founders Breakfast Stout
- Founders Backwoods Bastard
- Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout
- Dark Horse Brewing Co.'s Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout
- Bell's Hopslam Ale
- Bell's Expedition Stout
- Bell's Black Note Stout
RateBeer.com has the full list HERE. RateBeer.com has other lists too, including naming the best state breweries and restaurants to get a craft pint! One of the restaurants named for "Best Brewpub" is right here in town. HopCat is in Downtown East Lansing and features 100 beers on tap; including some of the beers on RateBeer.com's Top 100 list.
So be glad, my beer drinking buddies. We live in a fine state for a great craft brew!