"Beer lovers keen to explore Michigan's rich beer culture will welcome this concise, comprehensive, and entertaining guide."

---Julie Bradford, editor,
All About Beer magazine
"...Michigan Breweries was released... through Stackpole Books. It's an extensive guide that helps justify taking a long weekend road trip. Like any good brewer, Ruschmann and Nasiatka paid close attention to detail... the highly useful tidbits and maps make for a well-organized gift suitable for that holiday coming up next month."

---John Liberty,
Kalamazoo Gazette, Nov.16, 2006
"Our friends Paul Ruschmann & Maryanne Nasiatka have published their book, Michigan Breweries. I just received my copy and have begun to read through it. I encourage anyone interested in beer, especially if you're in the Midwest to give it a try. It's available at our brewery, Amazon.com amongst other places. It's a solid guide-book with stories, descriptions and highlights from breweries across our Great Beer State."

---Fred Bueltmann, Former President,
Michigan Brewers Guild
"Expertly co-authored by Michigan residents and beer enthusiasts Paul Ruschmann and Mayanne Nasiatka (co- creators of BeerFestivals.org and who write the 'Beer Travelers' column for All About Beer magazine), Michigan Breweries is a detailed and authoritative guide to sixty-six of Michigan's best breweries and most popular brewpubs. Beer enthusiasts and connoisseurs are provided a history of Michigan brewing as well as what types of beer are produced at each of the various sites, along with information on tours, food served, lodging and attractions. A 'must' for dedicated beer fans, Michigan Breweries is a superbly specialized and highly recommended guide that could well serve as a model for similar brewery-oriented travel guides in other states."

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MidwestBookReview.com, Dec. 6, 2006
"Michigan may be known as the Great Lakes State, but lovers of lager sometimes refer to it as the Great Beer State. Michigan's brewing industry has grown from a handful of breweries 20 years ago to more than 70 today. Authors Paul Ruschmann and Maryanne Nasiastka, who live in Canton, have provided beer lovers with in-depth reports on each of those breweries in Michigan Breweries (Stackpole Books, 265 pages). Broken into geographic regions, the book includes reviews of North Peak Brewing Company, Mackinaw Brewing Company, Traverse Brewing Company and Short's Brewing Company. Each review conveniently provides a map, phone numbers and Web sites. There's even a glossary of brewing terms for people who don't know their ale from their pilsner."

--Al Parker,
Traverse City Record Eagle, Dec. 17, 2006
"The best advice comes from locals who are beer worldly, such as Paul and Maryanne."

---Stan Hieronymus, author,
Brew Like a Monk, and editor, realbeer.com
"Mchigan's brewing industry has grown from just a handful of brewers to more than 70 in the space of two years. They produce everything from pilsners to imperial stouts that are stronger than most wines. This book relates the story of the people who built the state's breweries and who brew the beer. It also provides information for readers who would like to visit Michigan breweries. Mchigan's brewing industry has grown from just a handful of brewers to more than 70 in the space of two years. They produce everything from pilsners to imperial stouts that are stronger than most wines. This book relates the story of the people who built the state's breweries and who brew the beer. It also provides information for readers who would like to visit Michigan breweries."

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University of Michigan Alumni Authors Series, Winter 2007
"Locally made lagers, pale ales and stouts are gaining in popularity in brew pubs and microbreweries across Michigan and even English bitters, pilsners and porters (flavored with Michigan cherries, no less) are becoming part of the state's beer culture...

If you're looking to explore the various styles that Michigan microbrews and brew pubs have to offer, Paul Ruschmann and Maryanne Nasiatka have written a comprehensive guide,
Michigan Breweries (Stackpole Books)."

---Kate Lawson,
Detroit News, June 14, 2007
"Michigan Breweries is a well written, well organized book that makes a great trip planning guide. It is also just fun to leaf through, picking out interesting stuff at random. If you have been on the beer trail in Michigan it is a happy reminder of excellent beers. If you have not, it will give you a reason to go."

---Kevin Brown,
Ale Street News, December 2007
"No, I didn't write it, but it's the same format, and Paul Ruschmann was our hand-picked choice to do Michigan Breweries. Buy it now."

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Lew Bryson, author, New York Breweries, Pennsylvania Breweries, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Breweries and New Jersey Breweries.