Posted: Fri 12:30 PM, Aug 23, 2019
Updated: Fri 12:53 PM, Aug 23, 2019
BIRCH RUN (WJRT) (8/23/2019) – Halo Burger is known for its yummy food, but now the historic Flint burger chain is focusing its attention more on what’s coming out of the tap.
<h6>Halo Burger is offering a small selection of beers on tap at its Birch Run location.</h6> <p>The Mid-Michigan chain featuring Heavenly burgers is upping its game in the beverage department. The Birch Run location now serves beer after acquiring a license. </p> <p>"Halo Burger has always been a destination spot for people not only in Michigan but all over the U.S., so we see a lot of people traveling in and out of this restaurant specifically," said Olivia Ross. "So offering beer was just another way for us to give our guests a wonderful experience wherever they are headed."</p> <p>Halo Burger will have a handful of local and national favorite brews on tap in Birch Run.</p> <p>"We're going to always have a local brew on tap. We have Frankenmuth's The Hef, and that will rotate seasonally," said General Manager Megan Ahejew. "Angry Orchard, a nice cider. Samuel Adams Oktoberfest, which you can't go wrong with this time of year, and Bud Light."</p> <p>The Birch Run location is Halo Burger's first foray into serving beer during its 96-year history. A tap party celebrating the Birch Run location's beverage addition is planned for 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday.</p> <p>"We're really excited," Ross said. </p> <p>Ahejew hopes the beers on tap offer a new, cool vibe for diners in Birch Run.</p> <p>"We just wanted to add a little something extra for our guests that come in on the way up north," she said. "This is definitely a travel store and a destination store. People come here from all over the state on their way to other places."</p> <p>Ahejew said Halo Burger wants to give diners and travelers passing through a little something extra.</p> <p>"A burger and beer, how can you go wrong?" she said.</p> <p>Beer is only being served at Halo Burger's location in Birch Run. No plans were announced to bring alcohol to any other locations at this time.</p>
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