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Art & Soul - The Culinary Arts: What's Brewing In The Local Beer Business

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This week, Art and Soul is about the culinary arts. 89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by Jessica Webster, local food writer and host of 89.1 WEMU's The In Crowd, and special guest Patti Smith.  The three talk about the craft beer scene in Washtenaw County...

Lisa and Jessica and Patti talk about the growing and evolving craft beer business, which Smith says can actually be traced back to saloon days in the 1800's.

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Patti Smith at the WEMU Studio

The conversation focuses on the many different methods of brewing craft beer including in bourbon barrels.

Smith mentions some upcoming craft beer events around Washtenaw County and includes a couple of beer brunches in the local community.

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— Lisa Barry is the host of All Things Considered on WEMU. You can contact Lisa at 734.487.3363, on Twitter @LisaWEMU, or email her at

Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.
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