Michigan — Fermenta, a 501 (C) (3) non-profit trade group initiated by Michigan women, committed to diversity, camaraderie, networking and education within the craft beverage industry, announces its third time being involved in a collaboration project alongside the breweries of the Michigan Brewers Guild.
In 2014 at the Summer Beer Festival, Fermenta premiered ten collaboration brews with Michigan breweries. At the Winter Beer Festival this past February 2015, they premiered 19. July 24th and 25th at the upcoming Summer Festival in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Fermenta will premiere 26 new collaborations.
Participating breweries have offered hands-on education and the opportunity to work with different brew systems and processes. In addition to creating a collaboration brew, many breweries have agreed to donate certain amounts of their proceeds directly to the Fermenta scholarship fund. This new development highlights the importance of education in the Michigan craft industry and the support it offers for future pioneers.
The breweries participating are as follows: Arbor Brewing Co., Batch Brewing, Beards Brewery, Blue Tractor, Boatyard Brewing Co., The B.O.B., Brewery Ferment, Cotton Brewing Co., Eternity Brewing Co., Fenton Winery & Brewery, Founders Brewing Co., Gravel Bottom Brewery, grizzly peak, Liberty Street Brewery, Mitten Brewery, New Holland Brewery, One Well Brewing Co., Ore Dock Brewing Co., Our Brewing Co., Pike 51 Brewery, Pleasant House Brewery, Saugatuck Brewing Co., Short’s Brewing Co., Tapistry Brewing Co., Unity Vibration.
In addition to creating a collaboration brew, many breweries have agreed to donate certain amounts of their proceeds directly to the Fermenta scholarship fund. This new development highlights the importance of education in the Michigan craft industry and the support it offers for future pioneers.
Fermenta will also be celebrating its one-year anniversary this summer. To toast such an accomplishment, Fermenta will be hosting an anniversary party on August 23rd, 2015 at Block Brewing Company located in Howell, Michigan. Besides offering great craft beverages and delicious barbeque, there will also be membership renewals, Fermenta merchandise to buy, raffles, educational seminars, and executive board elections. For more information and how to purchase tickets, please visit www.fermenta.weebly.com.