Stormcloud Brewing Company

belgian inspired. michigan made.

Stormcloud Brewing Company is a northern Michigan brewery crafting Belgian inspired ales two blocks from the Lake Michigan beaches in Frankfort, MI and features flatbread pizza, small-plate appetizers, sandwiches, soups and popcorn.

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Michigan Civil Beer War

  • Little Traverse Inn 149 E. Harbor Hwy. Maple City, MI (map)

The 3rd Annual Michigan Civil Beer War, hosted by Little Traverse Inn, is underway. This year's competition includes 16 of Michigan's finest breweries from around the state contending for the crown in a head-to-head, blind tasting tournament.

After tasting victory in our first round of competition against Detroit's Atwater Brewery, we moved on to the quarterfinals to face our northern neighbors at Petoskey Brewing.

After sealing our second victory, we're heading to the semifinals to face our Benzie County neighbors at Lake Ann Brewing. Our semifinal competition is happening Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23.

Each brewery in the competition brings their best beer from four distinct styles of beer. Judging is open to the public with participants sampling up to eight beers - four from "Brewery A" and four from "Brewery B." Each blind taste test concludes with the voter choosing a favorite beer from each style and selecting Brewery A or B on their beer ballot.

All you have to do is join us at Little Traverse Inn near Maple City, register to vote, enjoy a flight of beers, then cast a vote for your favorites.

Learn more about the Michigan Civil Beer War at Little Traverse Inn.

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