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)
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The 4th Annual Michigan Civil Beer War, hosted by Little Traverse Inn, is underway. This year's competition includes 12 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 both the quater-final and semi-final rounds of competition, we move on to the final battle to face our northern neighbors at Lake Ann Brewing Co.. The final competition is happening Wednesday, May 9 through Saturday, May 12.

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.

Earlier Event: April 13
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Later Event: May 12
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