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Posted on Tue, Mar 1, 2011 : 12:20 p.m.

Michigan Winter Beer Festival debriefing

By David Bardallis


David Bardallis | Contributor

I think the picture above pretty well sums up this past weekend's Winter Beer Festival in Grand Rapids. Snow? Check. Hat, gloves, warm coat? Check. Beverage in hand? Check? Person who is happy as a pig in poop to be standing outside in a parking lot on a Saturday in February in Michigan for hours at a time just to drink beer? Check.

(It's also worth noting this is an attractive young woman. Craft beer: It's not just for pot-bellied, middle-aged dudes with beards anymore!)

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Tue, Mar 1, 2011 : 6:36 p.m.

David, It was good seeing you there. I'm glad you made it. It was a perfect day for a WInter Beer Fest in Michigan!