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Michigan Beer Blog: The New Brewers on the Nautical Mile



Community. When talking to the founders of Baffin Brewing Company – Evan Feringa, Joe Dowd, and Joe VanderMarliere – you’ll hear that word frequently. Like any business, Baffin will succeed or fail based on the response from the locals. But a focus on community was also the reason for opening the brewery in the first place…

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I had a mutual contact in common with the owners of this up-and-coming brewery near my hometown, so I gladly took the opportunity to meet up with them during their construction and hear their hopes and dreams for the brewery. I then returned there for their soft-open, and was happy to write up an article about them in advance of their grand opening. Additional photography by the wonderful, handsome, and charming Frank Accavitti III.

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