Sensational Scotch Night at Zingerman’s Cornman Farms

Emily Bennett received the Zingerman’s Sensational Scotch scholarship in November. Every Fermenta scholarship winner must create a short blog piece or visual project recapping their scholarship experience. Enjoy Emily’s blog!   My path to the craft side was paved by an intense love for beer. Living on the west side of […]


Fermenta Turns One Year Old

Hello Fermenta! This month’s Fermenting Thoughts post is focused on the Anniversary Party held at Block Brewing Co. on August 23rd. It also has a link to the Mitten Brew article written about the party and the day’s activities. Enjoy! With Fermenta’s non-profit structure set up, Professional members had the […]


Looking Back at Summer Beer Fest 2015

I cannot believe it has been almost two weeks since the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti, Michigan. So much prep work, anticipation, excitement, last-minute stressors—and then, thousands of people were flooding in, beer was poured, merriment was had, and somewhere in there I tiredly passed out in […]


Welcome to the New Fermenta Website

Thank you for your interest and visiting. Our website is growing just as we are as an organization.


Collaborate and Brew: a Fermenta Summer Fest Tale

Summer is here and has ushered in many of our favorite Michigan pastimes, but with Independence Day just having passed, a new countdown has begun: the days until the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival. We are not sure how you’ve been getting ready for such a happy occasion, but […]


We are Fermenta

‘Fermenta’ is not a real word. One can’t find it in the dictionary or pin it down as a concrete actuality. But if you asked me what it was, I would be able to tell you that it is many things. Less than a year ago, it was a small […]