Tuesday Tastings "Speciation Artisan Ales"
Mitch, founder & owner of Speciation Artisan Ales will be joining us this Tuesday to walk us through tasting different Speciation beers and one of their ciders. This will be a great night to learn about the brewery and the stories behind each beer. About Speciation Artisan AlesSpeciation Artisan Ales is founded by husband & wife team, Mitch and Whitney Ermatinger. Speciation is a mixed-culture fermentation brewery specializing in wild ales that have been bottle conditioned and keg conditioned. We intend to provide high-quality sour beer, farmhouse ales, and spontaneously fermented beers to West Michigan. Mitch formerly brewed at Denver-based microbrewery Former Future Brewing Company and has had the privilege to develop his knowledge about wild fermentation working under James Howat at Black Project Spontaneous and Wild Ales. Former Future/Black Project won bronze medals at the GABF for wild beer in 2014 and 2015, and their beer Jumpseat was rated as world class by BeerAdvocate Magazine. Learn more about Speciation Artisan Aleswww.speciationartisanales.com Seats are limited! Tickets $30. Includes class, 7 samples & light snacks. Please purchase tickets in advance online at Eventbrite.com Must be 21 years old to attend. Tuesday Tastings Every Tuesday as Certified Cicerone® Allison leads “Tuesday Tastings” in exploring an exciting new topic. Classes are small allowing you to enjoy an amazing tasting and educational experience. What better way to spend a Tuesday night!?! About AllisonAllison Hoekstra is Certified Cicerone®. She passed the Certified Cicerone exam this past winter, receiving a 100% on the tasting portion. Not only is Allison an official “beer nerd” but she also has a passion for beer education and exploring it with others. When not teaching “Tuesday Tastings” you can find her at Hopcat or Brewery Vivant. Follow along as she prepares for each week's Tuesday Tasting and other beer adventures on her Facebook page Navigate Brews Learn more about the Cicerone Program at www.cicerone.org
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Grand Rapids, MI 49503