Make crispy onion rings with Oatsmobile

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Crispy Oven Beer Battered Onion Rings1.jpgWe love when people take our beer, bring it into the kitchen and cook.

Jackie Dodd, the Beeroness, used our latest release Oatsmobile and made Crispy Oven Baked Beer Battered Onion Rings

Here’s what she said about our session pale ale:

It’s a damn good beer. One of the best sessions beers I’ve had this year (a session beer is a beer that has a lower alcohol content, generally below 5%). The oats give it a round, almost creamy flavor that balances the beautiful dry hopped finish. It kicks you a bit of a fruity, but not overly citrusy, flavor with just the right malt backbone and the perfect level of carbonation for a beer that I want to drink all summer

Thanks, Jackie! View the recipe on the Beeroness’s website.

If you have any recipes using our beer, we’d love to see them.

Bell's Eccentric Cafe coming to Philadelphia during CBC

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IMG_0005 FJK edit.jpgWe’re coming to Philadelphia like we’ve never come to a city before.

On May 3, the first day of the Craft Brewers Conference, City Tap at Logan Square will transform itself into our Eccentric Cafe for one day. The event is open to the public.

In addition to some of our most beloved beers, the restaurant will feature signature dishes from the Café and the decor will pay homage to that of our Kalamazoo home.

Members of the Bell’s family will be there, including our Director of Operations John Mallet.

The beer selection even mirrors the board of specialties you may see in Kalamazoo. Here’s what’s going to be on tap:

  • Amber Ale
  • Two Hearted
  • Lager Of The Lakes
  • Kalamazoo Stout
  • Porter
  • Oatsmobile
  • Oarsman Ale
  • Oberon Ale
  • Mango Habenero Oberon
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • Sweet Potato Stout
  • Harry Magill’s Spiced Stout
  • Bear Hug Imperial Stout
  • Expedition Stout
  • Java Stout
  • Special Double Cream Stout
  • Milchkafee Stout
  • Consecrator Dopplebock
  • Third Coast Old Ale
  • Traverse City Whiskey Cherry Third Coast Old Ale
  • Le Pianiste
  • L’Appel Du Vide - Saskatoon Berry
  • Honey Hearted
  • Hop Grandslam
  • Roundhouse IRA
  • Coffee Consecrator Dopplebock
  • Raspberry Wild One
  • 30th Anniversary Ale
  • The Wild One
  • Cherry Stout

The beer will be tapped at different time throughout the day. Get the latest information on the event by following the Facebook event.

On Earth Day, we're kicking off Adopt-a-Highway

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This Earth Day, we’re hitting the highway that runs by our brewery to help clean it up.

This will be the seventh year we’re participating in Michigan’s Adopt-a-Highway program.

Bell’s has adopted a two-mile stretch of Kings Highway that runs past our brewery in Comstock. Throughout the year most of our employees take part in one of the three pick ups scheduled in the non-snowing seasons.

It’s not only an important public service, but also gets us outside and get to know other members of our Bell’s family.

Adopt-a-Highway is one of the many ways we help give back to our community and help the environment. Our brewery also has a team focused on making our brewing practices more sustainable. We’ll have more on that in the months to come.

If you want to adopt a section of Michigan highway to clean, contact your local MDOT coordinator. Here's a list.

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