It’s National Chocolate Day!

We’re celebrating all things chocolate today and dedicating this show to some local businesses that marry chocolate with Short’s Beer. Our first stop is in Empire at Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate where we’ll be talking with new owner D.C. Hayden who recently purchased the business with his wife Jody Dotson. D.C. talks about the history of the business and a new Bellaire Brown Chocolate that we were lucky enough to taste.

Next we work our way over to Grand Traverse Resort and Spa to meet Stephanie Elwell, Head Pastry Chef for all events and restaurants at Grand Traverse Resort. She talks about her role overseeing all things desert as well as creating an IPA Tiramisu which is absolutely delicious.

Our music today was kindly provided by Joe Hertler and The Rainbow Seekers who will be performing at the pub on Halloween night as part of Short’s Annual Halloween Party. They’ll be taking the stage around 9:00 pm. On this episode of Short’s Cast you’ll hear their song “Future Talk.”

Our Beer Release this week comes from a robot who is highly enthusiastic about the release of Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. It’s a Double Belgian IPA that’s now available in six packs all across the great state of Michigan.

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