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August 12, 2016
We’re excited to be heading off to our very first Great Taste of the Midwest (GTOM) in Madison, Wisconsin this Saturday (Aug 13). It’s a great opportunity to meet up with some of our old friends from Bell’s and make some new friends in Wisconsin. While you can find our beers in Northern Wisconsin, this is a rare chance to… Read more.
July 22, 2016
We’re looking forward to an epic weekend for our First-Ever Backyard BBQ. To help you plan for the perfect evening, we pulled together info on some of the highlights of the BBQ, including our beer tapping schedule, food menu, band schedule and more… If you don’t find your answer below, please check out Stuff You Need… Read more.
July 5, 2016
We’re throwing a BBQ – Yooper Style – in the backyard of our brewery this summer. Our First-Ever Backyard BBQ will take place on Saturday, July 23, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 3525 Airport Rd, Escanaba, MI. Tickets to the BBQ are $25 in advance and $30 day of. Admission includes first beer, commemorative pint glass,… Read more.
June 29, 2016
We’re looking for a bartender with great people skills and a love of beer to  join our team. JOB TITLE: Bartender – Click here for full job description LOCATION: Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba, MI REPORTS TO: Taproom Lead POSITION TYPE: Part-time, Hourly Non-exempt POSTING DATES: 06/27/2016 – 07/17/2016 POSITION SUMMARY: Serves patrons with a friendly attitude and knowledge of Upper… Read more.
April 6, 2016
We are excited to announce the upcoming release of our newest specialty beer, Old Fighter, an American Barley Wine Ale. Bold and brash with an ABV of 10%, Old Fighter is a tribute to the legendary Northern Pike. Eight hop varieties combine with seven different types of grain, including rye grown right here in the U.P., to… Read more.
March 8, 2016
We are excited to announce the upcoming release of our newest specialty beer, Double Ringer, a Double India Pale Ale (IPA). Meant to celebrate the spring thaw in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Double Ringer is the ninth beer to be released since Upper Hand opened its doors in November 2014, including four year-round offerings. “You’ll find few places… Read more.