Beer brewed in honor of beloved educator

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A beloved Grand Rapids educator is being remembered through a beer, brewed by a local business he had invested in.

City Built Brewing Company is coming out with a special release Double IPA in honor of Lester Ott. Ott was killed in a motorcycle crash in April 2016 near the U-S 131 "S" curve in downtown Grand Rapids.

Leaders from City Built say he was a larger than life person who encouraged people around him to keep pushing forward.

Along with the tribute beer a City Built work shirt will be retired in Ott's memory.

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.

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