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Expansion will allow us to expand capacity, territory for Upper Hand sales

Six months after officially opening, we are proud to announce our first expansion. This construction project, which is expected to break ground in July, will add more than 5,400 square feet to the current facility along with an additional 2,780 square footage of outdoor storage. Ten 100-barrel fermenters, all made in the USA, will be… Read more.
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Join the Upper Hand Family: Now accepting applications for a Lead Brewer

We are hiring! Details are below. If interested, please apply here. JOB TITLE: Lead Brewer LOCATION: Escanaba REPORTS TO: Upper Hand Brewery Production Manager POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Salaried POSTING DATES: 05/05/2015- 05/24/2015 POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees daily operations in all areas of brewing, cellaring and packaging. Maintains inventories of raw materials and places orders when necessary…. Read more.
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Two new Upper Hand beers, UPX and Yooper Ale, coming soon

­Two new Upper Hand beers will be heading to bars and restaurants in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula soon. UPX (7.5% ABV) is a distinctly hopped strong Pale Ale – a hoppier version of UPA that was developed to focus on an explosive hop profile with a headier backbone. This new beer is similar to an India… Read more.
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Photo gallery: Da 22nd Ever Trenary Outhouse Classic

Our first sponsorship here in the U.P., da 22nd Ever Trenary Outhouse Classic, was co-sponsored with our sister brewery from Comstock and Kalamazoo, Bell’s Brewery. We came in 9th place in the Stinkers 18 – 35 category. Team Two Farted was led by Head Brewer, Sawyer Stevens, and Assistant Brewer, John Garrett.  Time was 1.10.31s… Read more.
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Internship opportunity at Upper Hand: Brewery Maintenance

LOCATION: Upper Hand Brewery, Escanaba, MI REPORTS TO: Brewer Mechanic POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly (Paid) DATES OF INTERNSHIP: 06/01/2015-08/21/2015 POSTING DATES: 01/22/2015-02/22/2015 POSITION SUMMARY: The Brewery Maintenance Intern will provide support in the daily operations of the Upper Hand Brewery, as well as special mechanical projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Adheres to… Read more.