The Sparkleberry Ale is part of Bell's support of diversity in Kalamazoo. Sparkleberry was originally brewed as part of Bell's sponsorship of Kalamazoo Pride in 2013. That same year, it won a Bronze Medal at the Great American Beer Festival.
Bell’s filed the federal complaint in 2015, after Innovation Brewing applied for a trademark. Bell’s claimed that the brewery’s name sounded too similar to their own marketing phrase, “Bottling innovation since 1985”
Work is underway on Latitude 42's second location, projected to open in February of 2018. Take a look at the plans for the spacious distillery and microbrewery that will be on West Main, just West of 131 in Oshtemo.
Breweries are known to release special brews for the holidays. Something that hints of Christmas cookies or peppermint mocha. But Boatyard has outdone themselves this year with The Most Extensive Christmas Beer Release Party on the Planet! There's something for every beer lover's palate.