Fast Facts:

  • 9,922,576 People live in Michigan
  • Median household income $49,087
  • Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world.
  • Michigan has more shoreline than any other state other than Alaska.
  • Michigan has over 11,000 inland lakes.

Michigan Beer Boast

  • Craft beer contributes over $133,000,000 to the state economy
  • Over 100 Breweries & Microbreweries Operate in Michigan
  • Michigan is the 5th largest craft beer state
  • Grand Rapids voted “Beer City USA” in the 2012 poll
  • Powers Distributing won “Craft Beer Distributor of the Year” in 2011

The Michigan Summer Beer Festival

The Summer Beer Festival is the Michigan Brewers Guild’s oldest and largest of our four annual festivals. Located along the riverside banks of Ypsilanti, MI, they and will feature more than 300 different beers from more than 60 different Michigan breweries and over 450+ beers!