Brew News: November

Detroit Fall Beer Fest 2014

Fun @ Detroit Fall Beer Fest 2014

Sooo, it’s November. What we’ve been up to? Another Michigan Brewers Guild fest under our belt (where we ran out of nearly all 40 beers we brought!), a successful Halloween at Greenbush, the first annual Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival at Wings Stadium, a Greenbush/BuckleDown Brewing tap takeover at Roots Pizza and a few tastings underway too. We’re still pluggin’ away with Traverse City Beer Week coming up, a couple BIG tap takeovers and some other cool stuff. Before I spoil it all, here’s what’s up the rest of the month. We’ll see you somewhere, right?

In non-event-related news: the advent calendars are making a comeback this year (more details below & on our Facebook page) and look for our 4 winter seasons to make their return to the taproom chalkboards the day after Thanksgiving. I know it’s been a minute so as a quick refresher:

Jadis – 6.1% Winter White Ale
Mammoth – 8.3% Weizenbock
Apathy – 6.7% Oatmeal Stout
Ursus – 8.5% Winter Olde Ale

Okay, back to upcoming events…

Saturday, November 8: Farm to Table @ County Line Orchard in Hobart, IN

Enjoy good food and adult beverages? Come celebrate & enjoy what Northwest Indiana farmers, chefs & artisans have to offer from 5 pm to 9 pm CST at County Line Orchard. There will be appetizers, beer/wine/spirit tastings (including Greenbush, of course!), chef/restaurant tastings & desserts! Tickets are $50 and available here!

Saturday, November 8: TCBW: Apps & Taps @ Poppycock’s in Traverse City, MI

Starting Saturday, Nov. 8  and going until they run out of beer Poppycock’s will be featuring 3 different Greenbush beers paired alongside 3 appetizers. There will be Greenbush reps on-hand Saturday night from 7-10 pm so be sure to say hello. Come get your apps & taps on!

Sunday, November 9: TCBW: Greenbush & Vander Mill Flight Night @ Pangea’s Pizza in Traverse City, MI

Stop by Pangea’s Pizza between 5 pm and 9 pm for a flight night with Greenbush beers & Vander Mill Ciders, featuring VanderBush, our collaboration Tripel w/ Vander Mill cider!


advent case 2014 web

These unique Greenbush advent calendars make the perfect holiday gift! $125 pre-orders online at You must be 21+ to purchase and we do not ship any out– pick-up only!

 Monday, November 10: TCBW: Tasting @ Tilly’s Party Store & Disc Golf in Traverse City, MI

Join Jen & Emily from 5-7 pm for a complimentary beer tasting. We will be pouring a few of our mainstays plus rarities you can’t try anywhere besides the Sawyer brewpub!

Monday, November 10: TCBW: Michigan Beer Night @ 7 Monks in Traverse City, MI

It’s no secret that Michigan is home to some serious craft beer. And by serious I mean, a serious volume of breweries and seriously delicious beer.  7 Monks joins forces with the Michigan Brewers Guild to showcase said seriousness with a  MI Beer Night. Event kicks off at 7 pm so be sure to head to 7 Monks as they host some of your favorite Michigan breweries, including yours truly! Taste rare beers and pair them with your favorite dishes at the restaurant.

Wednesday, November 19: Tap Takeover @ WhichCraft Taproom in Midland, MI 

Mark your calendars Greenbush fans and do what ya gotta do to get to WhichCraft Taproom on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Why you ask? Well I know it’s not much, but they will be rocking a solid 30 Greenbush beers on tap. It’s safe to say to say there will be some in that rather large bunch you certainly don’t want to miss out on…

**Wednesday, November 19: GB HOLIDAY PARTY TICKETS ON SALE @ 8 pm EST**

Join us on Saturday, December 6th for our fourth annual holiday party. With that beautiful Annex now open across the street, we’ll be able to accommodate more of our favorite people (that’s all of you, our customers) for this great celebration.

We have 175 tickets available for $40 each. That $40 gets you:
– 5 drink tickets
– A souvenir glass
– Food throughout the evening

Saturday, November 22: FestivALE @ One Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale, MI

festivaleGet in on this 12-hour street-party in downtown Ferndale! It’s a celebration of Michigan breweries, Christmas beers, comfort food & live music. What’s not to like? The Breweries include Bell’s, Dark Horse, Short’s Brewing, Arbor Brewing, Kuhnhenn, Greenbush, Odd Side Ales & Founders. Did I mention the inside of One Eyed Betty’s will transform into a free pinball hall? The fun runs from noon to midnight and trust me when I say there will be plenty of fun to go around. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the doors. Won’t you join us for this wonderful holiday event? 


Wednesday, November 26: Thanksgiving Eve: Open until 11 pm in the Taproom & Annex

Open an extra hour so you can fulfill any and all GB needs and desires before we close for Thanksgiving day.

Thursday, November 27: Taproom & Annex CLOSED for Thanksgiving

We will be closed all day for Thanksgiving. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, Nov. 28.

Monday, December 1: TapTakeover @ Brew House in Muskegon, MI

We’ll be taking over 16 taps at this joint and would love for you to join us! What beers and more details to come at a later date so stay tuned!

Saturday, December 8: 4th Annual Greenbush Holiday Party

This year will mark our 4th annual holiday party and we are proud to say with the addition of the Annex we’ll now be able to throw the party on both sides of Sawyer road! You must have a ticket to attend and in case ya missed it earlier in the blog, tickets will be $40 and go on sale at 8 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Mug club member entry will begin at 5 pm and general admission at 6 pm. We will also be doing a limited edition holiday GB shirt– $20 in advance option when you purchase your ticket online or $25 at the party.

Stay thirsty & informed friends. And as always, keep an eye on our Facebook for more details & updates.


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