It's no secret that Grand Rapids, a Cool City with Great Beer, has gotten a lot of attention for the craft beer scene. Voted 2012 Beer City USA and again in 2013, Grand Rapids is home to Founders, the 3rd best brewery in the world, and HopCat, voted both the #1 brewpub in the US and the 3rd best beer bar on Earth.
So why not get a taste of our many local craft breweries with your own self-guided craft beer tour and see for yourself why thestreet.com put Grand Rapids on the Top 10 Vacation Cities for Beer Lovers list!
Not only can you use the craft beer tour map below to forge your own path along our beer trail of over 40+ local craft breweries, but you can now go behind the scenes at many of the area's most noted breweries! Each tour provides a personalized, insider look at every step of the process, from fermenting to bottling. We're proud of how we brew here in Beer City USA, and we're not afraid to share it!
Brewery Production Tours
57 Brew Pub & Brewery offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! We are a brewpub with 11 taps for beer brewed on site. We offer a full service bar and restaurant specializing in American Cuisine. We have outside seating and live music on Saturdays during the summer months.
B.O.B.'s Brewery offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! A Renaissance Is Brewing At The B.O.B. Experience a dedication to creativity; a flair for complex flavors; a return to craft. A Renaissance is brewing at B.O.B.'s Brewery, where this month's exotic, small batch brew may become next year's most anticipated seasonal offering.
Brewery Vivant offers tours of their brewing facility on Saturdays at 2 and 3:30. The tour cost is $10. Celebrated as the first LEED certified commercial micro brewery in the world, Brewery Vivant is housed in a refurbished historic funeral home. The pub harkens back to an old world monastery, where monks brewed Belgian beer. Come live the Bon…
Cedar Springs Brewing Company offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! Brauhaus. Restaurant. Biergarten. Distillery. Winery. Gemütlichkeit on Main Street and the White Pine Trail in downtown Cedar Springs, less than 20 minutes north of downtown Beer City, USA. Join us in the heart of Cedar Springs for a freshly crafted beverage and a…
Cellar Brewing Co. offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! We keep 16 taps flowing with IPA's, stouts, wits, ciders and lots more. We have the styles you expect to see and some that might surprise you. WE are also a winery and distillery! This way we can satisfy th beer aficionados, and those who aren't. With regular (and sometimes…
We hope that you will join us for limited tours of our production facility on Saturdays at 11:15am and 11:45am and Tuesdays at 5:30pm. Tours are $10 each and include a Founders logo pint glass. We are also offering a combined tour and tasting experience on Saturdays at 12:30pm for $30. In addition to the tour of our production facility, you will…
Grand Rapids Brewing Company offers tours of their brewing facility for only $10! The beer we produce includes a recreation of the iconic Silver Foam, along with several other beers brewed to honor our Grand Rapids heritage, leaders, landmarks as well as our Grand Rapids Brewing Company family. Sustainability is at the heart of what we do as a…
Gravel Bottom Brewing Co. offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! Enjoy a pint with our brewers and learn to brew your own with over 75 malts, 90 hops, and 60 yeast strains. Take it easy. Saturday mornings are the best time for walk-in tour requests.
Hideout Brewing Company offers tours of their brewing facility free of cost! The brewery has a 10 bbl (310 gallon) system, comprised of salvaged tanks used to make a hot liquor tank, tilt mash tun, and kettle. Fermentation takes place in five 55 gallon drums and transferred one keg at a time making it one of the smallest and most hands on systems…
Did you know that Schmohz offers tours? If your in the area we would love to have you schedule a tour of our facilities and try some of the Michigan made products served in our tap room. Just fill out the short form on Schmohz.com so we can have staff ready to host your tour. Schmohz is located just west of the 28th street exit of I-96. We hope to…
The Mitten Brewing Co. offers tours of their brewing facility for free! The Mitten Brewing Company utilizes a 3BBL electric brewing system for producing its unique beers and also has a 20BBL production facility located across the road. The Mitten prides itself on brewing classic styles with a twist. They utilize the 3BBL brewhouse for all specialty…
Area Beer Tours
Grand Rapids Beer Tours offers a unique way to visit various craft breweries. They offer a safe ride to and from different breweries in the West Michigan area in a 15-passenger tour van. On the tours, learn about the variety of beer stylings and about the history of beer in and out of Grand Rapids. Every public tour will include a behind the scenes…
Michigan is fortunate to have some of the best breweries in the world. West Michigan Beer Tours connects beer lovers with a behind-the-scene experience showing the process, the people and the pride behind Michigan beer. We offer both public and private tours to our diverse breweries. Through our partnerships you will more than partake, you’ll…
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