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Save the Date: Oberon Day 2024 + sweet new Sunshine

Save the Date: Oberon Day 2024 + sweet new Sunshine

Mark your calendars: Oberon Day 2024 is Monday, March 25!  The annual release of our citrusy and refreshing American Wheat Ale marks the return of everything we love about summer. In the weeks to come, we’ll share information on Oberon release parties and all the ways...

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Pairing and Cooking with Craft Beer this Holiday Season

Pairing and Cooking with Craft Beer this Holiday Season

Beer and the holidays go hand in hand... but what can we do to elevate our pairing and cooking game? We sat down with Kris, the executive chef at our Eccentric Café, to discuss some of his tips for cooking and pairing beer this time of year. Cooking with Beer...

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Inspired by family, fun and beer: Get to Know Mike

Inspired by family, fun and beer: Get to Know Mike

This is part of an ongoing interview series that spotlights coworkers who make Bell’s the brewery it is. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. As we continued our coworker interview series, we sat down with Mike, Bell’s sales rep for the Kalamazoo...

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Eclipse Cider Shandy Recipe

Eclipse Cider Shandy Recipe

Close out autumn with the ultimate Eclipse Cider Shandy! This one’s a crowd pleaser, folks. Yields 1 drink… but you’ll want a couple more. Cheers!

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Activities

Raise a Wing and support Meals on Wheels

Raise a Wing and support Meals on Wheels

We’re excited to announce that our annual Raise a Wing event is back for its third year. We’re teaming up with Meals on Wheels America to support their urgent mission to improve the health and quality of life of seniors, so no one is left hungry or isolated. Raise a...

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2022 Bell’s Beer Garden Summer Series Announced

2022 Bell’s Beer Garden Summer Series Announced

We have another incredible Beer Garden Concert Series for 2022! Indie rock band, Built to Spill will kick it off, the first of many incredibly talented musicians to visit downtown Kalamazoo this summer. Matt & Kim, fan-favorite The Mummies, and Michigan’s Steppin’...

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How to tap and enjoy a Bell’s mini-keg (video)

How to tap and enjoy a Bell’s mini-keg (video)

So, you've located and purchased a Bell's mini-keg. What's the best way to tap and enjoy it? Check out the video below for more. Other helpful links Our Beer Finder (please remember to call ahead and that results are based on deliveries)Our calendar: Beer release...

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Coworker Spotlight

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Save the Date: Oberon Day 2024 + sweet new Sunshine

Save the Date: Oberon Day 2024 + sweet new Sunshine

Mark your calendars: Oberon Day 2024 is Monday, March 25!  The annual release of our citrusy and refreshing American Wheat Ale marks the return of everything we love about summer. In the weeks to come, we’ll share information on Oberon release parties and all the ways...

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Pairing and Cooking with Craft Beer this Holiday Season

Pairing and Cooking with Craft Beer this Holiday Season

Beer and the holidays go hand in hand... but what can we do to elevate our pairing and cooking game? We sat down with Kris, the executive chef at our Eccentric Café, to discuss some of his tips for cooking and pairing beer this time of year. Cooking with Beer...

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5 Ways to Up Your Beer Can and Bottle Recycling Game

5 Ways to Up Your Beer Can and Bottle Recycling Game

We do numerous things at the brewery to help reduce our overall environmental impact, including recycling many materials used to brew, package, and ship our beer. But what can you do as an enthusiastic beer drinker to ensure you are doing your part? Here are some tips...

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It’s Stout Season at Bell’s!

It’s Stout Season at Bell’s!

Feed the pumpkins to squirrels and leave the spice in the cupboard, it's Stout Season here at Bell's. Stouts are some of our favorite beers to enjoy, and fall and winter are some of the best times to do so. Here's the history of our Stouts and what will be released...

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Supporting what we believe in: Get to know Amy

Supporting what we believe in: Get to know Amy

This is the seventh interview in a series that spotlights coworkers who make Bell’s the brewery it is. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.   As we continue our series of coworker interviews, we sat down with Amy, one of the people who’ve made...

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Get to Know Oberon Eclipse

Get to Know Oberon Eclipse

Instead of hunkering down, Oberon Eclipse embraces the season. That includes Polar Plunges, ice golfing and doing the very Midwestern thing of using a snowbank as a cooler.

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Annual hop selection “core of the soul of Two Hearted”

Annual hop selection “core of the soul of Two Hearted”

Every September, we head out to the Pacific Northwest for hop selection, a multi-week process that our brewmaster calls “the core of the soul of Two Hearted.” “As craft brewers, hops are such an important part of what we do,” said Andy Farrell, Bell’s brewmaster. “We...

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6 Tips for Cooking Smash Burgers with Chef Kris

6 Tips for Cooking Smash Burgers with Chef Kris

Folks who visit the Eccentric Café often come for the beer but come back again and again for our smash burgers. Our kitchen crew has perfected the dish and have experimented with a wide range of ingredients for specials each week. We went into the kitchen and got some...

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Recipes

Recipe: Two Hearted Manhattan

Take on the city with a Two Hearted twist on this classic cocktail:  Two Hearted Manhattan  Ingredients 2 oz Bourbon (can use Rye)  1oz Vermouth  1oz Two Hearted  Glass type: martini or coupe    Directions  Fill mixing glass with ice. Add bourbon, vermouth and Two...

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Amber Ale Negroni

Amber Ale Negroni

A twist on the classic cocktail, Negroni-lovers approved: Ingredients Gin Vermouth Campari Amber Ale Orange Peel   Directions Mix Gin, Vermouth and Campari into cocktail glass Add Amber Ale Rub orange peel around glass edge and add to drink Enjoy!...

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Oberon Brass Monkey

Oberon Brass Monkey

Or, you could drink your Oberon to label and then add OJ! Ingredients 12oz Oberon  4oz Orange Juice  Dash of Angostura Bitters    Directions Mix and serve!

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Oberon Beermosa

Oberon Beermosa

The classic Oberon beer cocktail... for brunch, sunny afternoons... or any time of the day! Ingredients Oberon Sparkling White Wine Orange Juice   Directions Mix and serve!  

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Kalamazoo Velvet

Kalamazoo Velvet

A craft beer take on the classic cocktail, that's rich, crispy and malty. Ingredients 1 part Kalamazoo Stout 1 part sparkling white wine   Directions Mix and enjoy!

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Oberon Grapefruit Radler

Oberon Grapefruit Radler

Freshly squeezed grapefruit juice makes this tart, citrusy and refreshing cocktail extra tasty. Ingredients ½ cup grapefruit juice 2 teaspoons sugar 1 bottle Oberon Grapefruit wedge, for garnish   Directions Add the grapefruit juice and sugar into a tall glass...

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Oberon Orange Sangria

Oberon Orange Sangria

A tasty nectar for any gathering... feel free to experiment with additional fruit! Ingredients 2 cups orange juice, cold 1/2 cup orange flavored liqueur 1/4 cup tequila 2 oranges, thinly slices A few sprigs of fresh rosemary A few sprigs of fresh thyme 6 (12 ounce)...

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Lager Punch

Lager Punch

Make a batch of this for a sunny get together... feel free to experiment with adding additional spirits to the mix. Ingredients 4 strawberries, chopped 1/4 cup blueberries 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons grenadine 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 (12-ounce) cans of Lager...

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Sustainability

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Two Hearted Ale

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