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The Christmas Truce of 1914

One hundred and one years ago Europe was in the early grip of World War One. Since the beginning of the fighting in August 1914, troops on all sides had experienced the harsh realities of combat firsthand. The early battles in the late summer and into the fall had eroded the strength of the armies […]

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Boatyard Owners Featured in Encore Magazine as Benevolent Brewers

Boatyard Brewing Company owners Brian Steele and Dan Gilligan were delighted by a recent article published in Michigan’s own Encore Magazine highlighting them as “Benevolent Brewers”. The article spotlights the two partners’ passion for giving back to the community through the power of craft beer. Brain and Dan hope you’ll take a look at the article, […]

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Kalamazoo Uncaged Interbrew Series begins at Boatyard

 Kzoo Uncaged will be joining us at Boatyard for their first Interbrew Series Happy Hour. Read the Interbrew with Brian Steele   Kzoo Uncaged was founded on the idea of promoting Kalamazoo’s people through social media, and they have interviewed many unique and interesting local subjects. They are now embarking on a series of interviews […]

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Support the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail by purchasing a KalamaBrews Cycling Jersey

The Kalamabrews Cycling Jersey was born of a love of craft beer, cycling, and the local community.  Jerseys will be available for purchase for $70 plus tax at Pedal, 611 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo after December 1, 2014. You may pre-order a jersey by emailing by October 17, 2014. Please specify gender (M/F) and […]

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Damn Handsome Grooming to Sell at Grand Opening

We love great beer and we love great products made with beer. To this end, we invited Damn Handsome Grooming to our Grand Opening. These grooming products are among the best on the planet! Don’t miss their beer soap, beard oils and other great offerings. From Damn Handsome: In most breweries across the US approximately 90% […]

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Info About Parking at the Brewery

We are well aware of the parking issues at Boatyard We have cleared it with the City of Kalamazoo and parking is available on Walbridge Avenue. Walbridge is on the east side of the brewery and is just a few minutes walk from our front door. In warmer months, additional areas will be available within […]

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Boatyard Brewing Company Now Licensed to Sell It’s Unique Michigan Craft Beer

Dan Gilligan and Brian Steele of the Boatyard Brewing Company would like to announce that the brewery has met all state and federal licensing requirements for the operation of a microbrewery. We would like to thank all the great people that have guided us through this past year.  Our legal team from Miller Canfield led […]

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