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Tue March 12, 2013
Father and son go on a road trip and bring us a guide to 'Yooper Bars'
Anybody who lives in Michigan would not be shocked to hear that there is a lot of good beer, and a lot of good bars to support it.
The problem is finding where exactly are all of the good bars and drinks.
That mystery has been left to word of mouth, hearsay, and luck - until now.
Recently a father-son duo have helped in providing a solution to that problem by doing the kind of research that many dream about.
On a month long road trip they searched every corner of the Upper Peninsula to find exactly where good bars, good drinks, and good times can be found.
The results of their bar hopping excursion were thoroughly documented in a travel guide, entitled Yooper Bars.
In their guide, they break down the history, flavor and atmosphere of over 100 bars that help make the Upper Peninsula unique.
The guide is packed full of facts, bar savvy and humor, such as each bar's specialty drink, food, staff, celebrity sightings, and favorite jokes.
We had an opportunity to sit down father and researcher emeritus, Randy Kluck as well as his son, author and entrepreneur, Kevin Kluck.
The two give us the details on memorable food, drink, stories, and tell us about what it takes to visit 110 out of the 300 bars that are located in the Upper Peninsula.
Listen to the full interview above.
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